Jean Guerrero

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Jean Guerrero is an award-winning investigative journalist and author of Hatemonger: Stephen Miller, Donald Trump and the White Nationalist Agenda. Her first book, Crux: A Cross-Border Memoir, won a PEN/Fusion Emerging Writers Award. Her writing is featured in The Best American Essays 2019. She is an Emmy-winning border reporter, contributing to NPR, the PBS NewsHour, and more. Months before President Trump’s family separations captured national attention, her 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, trekking through mountains with coffee smugglers, opium poppy producers, and more. She was named the 2019 Journalist of the Year by the San Diego chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists and one of the California Chicano News Media Association’s most influential Latina journalists in the region.

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