Mc Nelly Torres
Mc Nelly Torres is an independent award-winning investigative journalist based in South Florida and former investigative producer for NBC6 in Miami. Last year, Torres collaborated with the Center for Investigative Journalism of Puerto Rico to publish a project supported by the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism. In 2010, Torres co-founded FCIR.org. Her consumer stories at the Sun-Sentinel won state, regional and national awards and led to the arrest of a bad contractor. She covered education for the San Antonio Express-News where her work contributed to the conviction of a school building architect. In South Carolina, she garnered local and state awards for her investigative work on the state's hog farm permit process. Torres was the first Latina to be elected to the Investigative Reporters and Editor's Board where she served from 2008-2014. A native of Puerto Rico, Torres has lived around the world while following a military husband who retired in 2005. When she's not working, she likes to walk her two American Bulldogs, dance salsa with her husband, and practice yoga.