Jean Guerrero

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Jean Guerrero
ResidenceCalifornia, USA
OccupationInvestigative Journalist
Websitehttps://jeanguerrero.com/

Jean Guerrero (born 1988)[1] is an investigative journalist[2][3] and a former foreign correspondent.[4] She is the author of the memoir: Crux: A Cross-Border Memoir, (2018, One World: Random House)[5] which won the PEN/FUSION Emerging Writers Award.[6][7] Her KPBS series America’s Wall[8] has won two emmys.[9] Guerrero is the Vice President of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists for San Diego and Tijuana.

Education[edit]

Guerrero received her B.A. in Journalism from University of Southern California[10] and her MFA in creative nonfiction from Goucher College.[10]

Awards[edit]

  • PEN/FUSION Prize for Crux: A Cross-Border Memoir [7]
  • San Diego Press Club Excellence In Journalism Awards for Television/Online Video, Investigative Reporting: Single Report 1. Investors in Donald Trump's Failed Mexico Resort Speak Out, KPBS-TV[11]
  • Society of Professional Journalists Commendation.[12]

Crux: A Cross-Border Memoir[edit]

Crux: A Cross-Border Memoir was published in 2018 by One World: Random House. The book is an exploration of borders, Guerrero's father, and eventually Guerrero's own sense of self.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Guerrero's mother is a doctor.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Wilkens, John. "Young writer chases her father's past in cross-border memoir". sandiegouniontribune.com. Retrieved 2018-08-24.
  2. ^ "Will Trump's wall ever be built?". PBS NewsHour. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  3. ^ "Why Tijuana's 'Tunnel People' Take The Risk". NPR.org. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  4. ^ Combs, Seth (2017-11-15). "Best of San Diego 2017: People | Jean Guerrero". San Diego CityBeat. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  5. ^ "Jean Guerrero's "Crux" Puts a Reporter's Lens on Family, Memory, and Culture". Bitch Media. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  6. ^ Cavanaugh, Marissa Cabrera, Maureen. "KPBS Journalist Jean Guerrero Traces Family History In New Memoir 'Crux'". KPBS Public Media. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  7. ^ a b "San Diego reporter Jean Guerrero takes $10,000 PEN/FUSION Prize for "Crux" - PEN America". PEN America. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  8. ^ Castañeda, Jean Guerrero, Leo. "America's Wall". KPBS Public Media. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  9. ^ "Emmy Nominations 2018 - NATAS PSW". NATAS PSW. 2018-05-03. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  10. ^ a b "Jean Guerrero - Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau". www.prhspeakers.com. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  11. ^ "SAN DIEGO PRESS CLUB 44th ANNUAL EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM AWARDS" (PDF). San Diego Press Club.
  12. ^ "Who Hit KPBS Reporter Jean Guerrero? Assault by Videographer Alleged at Border-Wall Event - Times of San Diego". Times of San Diego. 2017-11-08. Retrieved 2018-07-25.