Jean Guerrero

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Jean Guerrero

Biography

Jean Guerrero is a columnist at the Los Angeles Times. She is the author of Hatemonger: Stephen Miller, Donald Trump and the White Nationalist Agenda. Her first book, Crux: A Cross-Border Memoir, won a 2016 PEN/Fusion Emerging Writers Prize and was named one of NPR’s Best Books of 2019. Her writing has been featured in Vanity Fair, Politico, The Nation, Wired, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Best American Essays 2019 edited by Rebecca Solnit, and more. While working at KPBS as an investigative border reporter, she won an Emmy and contributed to NPR, the PBS NewsHour, and more. Months before Trump’s family separations captured national attention, her PBS reporting on the practice was cited by members of Congress. She started her career at The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires as a foreign correspondent in Mexico and Central America. She was named the 2019 “Journalist of the Year” (Society for Professional Journalists, San Diego) and one of the California Chicano News Media Association’s Most Influential Latina Journalists in the region.

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