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Ivette Feliciano

Ivette Feliciano

Ivette Feliciano is a Segment Producer for PBS Newshour Weekend. Before starting with Newshour in 2013, 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

  • January 8, 2017

    While all states can charge juveniles as adults, often for the most serious crimes, North Carolina and New York do so for every 16- or 17-year-old, regardless of the offense. People who want to raise the age of adult responsibility in New York say that research shows a high social and economic cost of incarcerating youth. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano reports on the debate. Continue reading

  • December 4, 2016

    A new documentary takes an in-depth look at the difficulties of prosecuting mass rape in international courts. “The Uncondemned,” in theaters this month, reviews the landmark case in Rwanda that changed how mass rape could be prosecuted as an act of genocide. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano spoke with filmmaker Michele Mitchell and has more on the case. Continue reading

  • October 29, 2016

    Like other states, South Carolina has seen its traditional industries decimated by automation and globalization, as low-skilled factory jobs disappeared or migrated to low-cost labor countries. Now, the state is building a robust, high-skilled factory base, returning manufacturing jobs to the state. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Patricia Sabga reports. This is part of an ongoing series of reports called “Chasing the Dream,” which reports on poverty and opportunity in America.” Continue reading

  • October 2, 2016

    The battleground state of Florida is again considered an influential toss-up in this year’s presidential election. One constituency there is getting a lot of attention from both candidates: Latino voters that have flooded into central Florida during the last decade, creating a potential swing area. NewsHour Weekend Correspondent Ivette Feliciano reports. Continue reading

  • September 4, 2016

    Mexico’s government has been waging a war against the country’s drug cartels, whose territorial fights have left tens of thousands dead. “Kingdom of Shadows,” a POV documentary that comes out this month, looks at the root causes of the violence and the effects of the drug war. NewsHour Weekend Correspondent Ivette Feliciano spoke with director Bernardo Ruiz. Continue reading