Ivette Feliciano has been an Associate Producer for PBS Newshour Weekend since July, 2013. Before starting with Newshour, she worked as a one-person-band correspondent for the News 12 Networks, where she won a New York Press Club Award for her coverage of Super Storm Sandy, which ravaged the East Coast in 2012. Prior to that, Ivette was the Associate Producer of Latin American news for Worldfocus, a nationally televised, daily international news show seen on Public Television. While at Worldfocus, Ivette served as the show’s Field Producer and Reporter for Latin America, covering special reports on the Mexican drug war as well as a 5-part series out of Bolivia, which included an interview with President Evo Morales. In 2010, she co-produced a documentary series on New York’s baseball history that aired on Channel Thirteen. Ivette holds a Master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where she specialized in Broadcast journalism.
Ivette's Most Recent Stories
October 4, 2015
In North Carolina, which has had some of the most progressive voting practices and highest voter turnout rates in the country, some residents are grappling with the state’s new voter ID law that goes into effect in 2016.
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May 31, 2015
Despite the increased visibility of transgender people in the media, individuals who identify as gender non-conforming are still subject to gender policing, which can range from a confused look to verbal and physical violence. Continue reading →
May 9, 2015
In South Atlanta’s Lakewood Heights community, where crime rates are high and many homes sit dilapidated and abandoned, the poverty rate hovers around 30 percent. The area is one of many that suffers from concentrated poverty. Continue reading →
October 26, 2013
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after delivering his policy speech at the lower house of parliament in Tokyo on Oct. 15, 2013. Credit: REUTERS/Toru Hanai In an interview with The Wall Street Journal published Saturday, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe … Continue reading →
October 26, 2013
Saudi Arabian women break driving ban, defy warnings A few women filmed themselves driving in Saudi cities on Saturday, defying government warnings of arrest and prosecution. It is all part of a campaign against men-only road rules, activists said. Though … Continue reading →