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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.
At a time when music and nightlife have slowed to a halt as people adjust to a world of social distancing, more and more party goers are turning to online dance gatherings to get their collective grooves on. One such…
With more than 2 million prisoners held in thousands of detention centers across the U.S., advocates for the incarcerated have been sounding the alarm about the dangers posed to this vulnerable population during the current pandemic. Ivette Feliciano spoke with…
It's been 55 years since human-rights activist Malcolm X was assassinated in Harlem in front of hundreds of witnesses. But new evidence suggests two of the three men convicted of the crime are actually innocent. A new Netflix documentary, “Who…
Arizona has endured two decades of drought, forcing farmers and others there to look for ways to conserve water. In the rural town of Camp Verde, an experimental program is bringing farmers and a malthouse together with the hopes of…
The U.S. each year produces more than 100 million tons of coal ash, a toxic substance made when coal is burned for electricity. Much of that waste is kept in active storage units around the country, where it can potentially…
The number of U.S. Border Patrol agents stood at over 1,700 in 1975, but today nearly 20,000 agents are on patrol as one of the largest and most well-funded enforcement agencies in the country. A new documentary called "Undeterred," sheds…
More than 3,000 undocumented migrants have died in Arizona during the last 20 years while trying to cross into the U.S. from Mexico, spurring the formation of aid groups along the border that aim to prevent the humanitarian crisis. Now,…
Seattle is trying to combat the influence of moneyed interests in its elections with a new program called "Democracy Vouchers." Eligible voters there receive $25 taxpayer-funded vouchers that they can donate to city council candidates of their choosing with the…
On Oct. 27, 2018, a lone gunman entered the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and opened fire, killing eleven people. Since then, hundreds more in the US have been killed in mass shootings. NewsHour Weekend went back to…
One of New York's newest art centers, The Shed, is premiering a dance performance featuring a unique style called "Flexn," which first formed in the 1990s before going mainstream. As much entertainment as self-expression, one of the creators of this…
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