Jean Guerrero is the PEN-winning author of CRUX and the coming biography of Trump’s senior advisor Stephen Miller, Hatemonger. Her writing is featured in The Best American Essays 2019. She is an Emmy-winning investigative reporter, contributing to NPR, the PBS NewsHour and more. Months before 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 2019 “Journalist of the Year” (Society for Professional Journalists, San Diego) and the California Chicano News Media Association’s “Latina Journalist on the Rise.” She was named one of CCNMA’s 15 most influential Latina journalists in the region.

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