Jorge Valencia

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Senior Field Correspondent - Mexico City

Jorge Valencia joined KJZZ in August 2016 as the station's first senior field correspondent based in Mexico City. His reporting focuses on the business and economics between Arizona and Mexico.

Valencia previously covered the North Carolina statehouse in Raleigh for North Carolina Public Radio. He reported on a controversial law that curtailed protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people, and on voting rights and environmental policy issues. He also reported on the shooting of three Arab-American students, traveling to Turkey's border with Syria to report on a project the students had started to help Syrian refugees.

Valencia began his journalism career covering crime for the Roanoke Times of Virginia and in internships with newspapers including the Wall Street Journal. He has been the recipient of multiple journalism awards for his work in radio and in newspapers. Valencia studied journalism at the University of Maryland and grew up in Bogotá, Colombia, and the suburbs of Washington, D.C.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
In Mexico, A History Of Welcoming Leftist Dissidents Jorge Valencia Nov. 13, 2019
Exiled In Mexico, Evo Morales Promises Return To Bolivia Jorge Valencia Nov. 13, 2019
USDA Continues Avocado Inspections In Mexico After Threat To Inspector Jorge Valencia Nov. 7, 2019
Mexico Rejects Trump's Offer To Wage War Against Drug Cartel Jorge Valencia Nov. 5, 2019
In Mexico, Murders Of Journalists Go Unpunished Jorge Valencia Oct. 29, 2019
Points Of View: Ratifying The USMCA Lauren Gilger, Katie Campbell, Jorge Valencia Oct. 17, 2019
1 Year Since 1st Migrant Caravan Seen Travelling To U.S. Jorge Valencia Oct. 16, 2019
Mexican Governor Calls For Retaliation After 13 Police Killed Jorge Valencia Oct. 16, 2019
Haitian, African Migrants Halted In Southern Mexico Jorge Valencia Oct. 14, 2019
Mexican President Cautions Against Politicizing USMCA Trade Deal Jorge Valencia Oct. 14, 2019
African Migrants In Mexico Protest Being Detained In Squalid Conditions Jorge Valencia Oct. 10, 2019
Mexico To Review Legislation For Uber, Other Ride-Hailing Services Jorge Valencia Oct. 9, 2019
In Mexico, Nervous Business Leaders Watch Fate Of US Trade Deal Jorge Valencia Oct. 3, 2019
Unpunished Crime Costs Mexico $21 Billion, Study Says Jorge Valencia, Mark Brodie Oct. 1, 2019
In Mexico, 43 Abducted Students One Of Many Missing Persons Cases Jorge Valencia Sept. 30, 2019
In Mexico, Thousands Commemorate Anniversary Of Disappeared Students Jorge Valencia Sept. 27, 2019
Abortion Now Legal In 2 Mexican States Jorge Valencia Sept. 26, 2019
Faster Border Crossings Mean Cleaner Air In Nogales Jorge Valencia Sept. 24, 2019
Thousands Of Mexican Schools Still Not Repaired 2 Years After Quake Jorge Valencia Sept. 23, 2019
New Guest-Farm Worker Rules Would Lower Wages Jorge Valencia Sept. 23, 2019
Families Of 2 Mexico Earthquake Victims Drop Lawsuit Jorge Valencia Sept. 19, 2019
Pence, Ducey Lobby For USMCA Trade Deal Jorge Valencia Sept. 17, 2019
In Mexico, Confusion About U.S. Asylum Rule Jorge Valencia Sept. 13, 2019
U.S. Pushes Mexico To Step Up Immigration Crackdown Jorge Valencia Sept. 11, 2019
Mexico Interrupts Services Outside Its Largest Immigrant Station Jorge Valencia Sept. 7, 2019