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Ivette Feliciano shoots, produces and reports on camera 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.
The historically Black neighborhood of West Oakland is changing, like much of California’s Bay Area—but longtime local residents are working on a project to immortalize their neighborhood’s legacy: the birthplace of the Black Panther Party. A grassroots museum and mural…
In his new show, “Just for Us”, comedian Alex Edelman explores his Jewish roots and tells the story of the evening he attended a meeting of white supremacists in Queens, New York. NewsHour Weekend’s Zachary Green spoke with Edelman about…
Mississippi is the only state in the nation without a law requiring equal pay for women—but that could be about to change. Ivette Feliciano sits down with Cassandra Welchlin, Executive Director of the Mississippi Black Women’s Roundtable, to discuss her…
Several cities across America including Hudson, New York, Stockton, California, and Gary, Indiana have piloted monthly guaranteed income programs to help those in need. NewsHour Weekend’s Zachary Green speaks to Natalie Foster, Co-Chair of the Economic Security Project about cash…
A new documentary called “The Facility,'' uses footage from a pay-per-minute video call app inside the now-shuttered Irwin County Detention Center to chronicle the experiences of migrants in the early months of the pandemic. At the time, the positivity rate…
A seldom-used housing model is gaining steam across the country, particularly in communities where tenants are facing higher rents and possible displacement. Newshour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano speaks with housing advocates and residents in California, who are partnering with community land…
Low-wage, essential workers who can’t do their jobs from home are facing an unequal playing field as the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue. In California, many of the state’s 556,000 fast-food workers have protested what they call a widespread…
Many LGBTQ+ seniors who live in long-term care communities and senior housing are fearful of being mistreated, refused care, neglected, or abused—with some even re-closeting themselves for safety. In many states, it's still legal to deny access to housing and…
Haitians are still reeling from last week's devastating 7.2 magnitude earthquake that killed over 2,000 people. Survivors are filling hospitals and crowding aid sites awaiting desperately-needed food and supplies. For more on the situation, NewsHour weekend’s Ivette Feliciano spoke with…
Sixteen-year-old Kalief Browder spent three years inside New York City's Rikers Island without being convicted of a crime, enduring two of those years in solitary confinement. He subsequently struggled with his mental health and eventually took his own life. A…
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