penawardJean Guerrero is the author of the forthcoming CRUX: A Cross-Border Memoir, recipient of the PEN/FUSION Emerging Writers prize. She is an investigative reporter for print, TV, radio and online. Covering immigration for KPBS, she also contributes stories to NPR, PBS and other public media outlets. She started her career at the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires as a commodities correspondent in Mexico City, trekking through mountains with coffee smugglers, opium poppy producers and maize farmers across Mexico and Central America. She has received numerous awards from the San Diego Press Club and the Society of Professional Journalists, and serves as the Vice President of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) for the San Diego-Tijuana region. She was picked as one of San Diego’s “Best People” by San Diego CityBeat.

“In the age of Trump, Guerrero is often the balanced voice of reason.” -San Diego CityBeat

Her CV can be found here.