About

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Jean Guerrero is the author of the forthcoming book, CRUX: A Cross-Border Memoir, winner of the PEN/FUSION Emerging Writers prize. She is an investigative reporter covering immigration for KPBS television, radio and online in San Diego; she contributes to NPR, PBS and other public media. 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 awards from the San Diego Press Club and the Society of Professional Journalists. She serves as the Vice President of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists for San Diego and Tijuana. 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 … when it comes to everything from the border wall to Tijuana drug tunnels.” -San Diego CityBeat

In her free time, she rides horses, motorcycles & waves.