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Bianca Vazquez Toness

Trip:
Fellows Spring 2006
Affiliation:
Freelance radio journalist
Country:
Brazil
Year:
2006

Bianca Vázquez Toness got her start in journalism writing stories from Mexico for U.S. and Mexican publications. She spent two years covering city government and education for the Herald-Republic, in Yakima, Washington, before making the switch to radio in 2005. She learned radio journalism at Minnesota Public Radio, where she reported on everything from labor problems at Northwest Airlines to developments in the growing Latino community in the Twin Cities. She also reported from the Mississippi Gulf Coast for that state’s public radio station on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. She graduated from Princeton University in 1999 with a B.A. in cultural anthropology.

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