Fernanda Camarena is a Peabody Award-winning radio producer and reporter. She is currently a Senior Editor at Latino USA, where she manages a team of producers, editors and reporters, and oversees the editorial vision of the show, which airs weekly on NPR. She also develops long from pieces and investigative projects.
Prior to Latino USA, she was a bilingual reporter-producer for Reveal, a weekly investigative radio show by the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR). She is also a 10-year TV news veteran. Before radio, she was national correspondent for Telemundo Network's prime-time newscast, Noticiero Telemundo. A native of Juarez, Mexico, her reporting has taken her around the U.S. and into Mexico to cover everything from politics and immigration to social issues. She has been nominated for two Emmy Awards, and her investigative projects include "Las Hijas Perdidas de Juarez," which examined unsolved female murders in Juarez, and "Feria de Ilusiones," a report on the struggles of U.S. carnival workers from Tlapacoyan, Mexico. She also has worked for Univision and Televisa, and contributed to "60 Minutes" on CBS. She is based in New York City.