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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.
Many domestic workers in the U.S. labor behind closed doors in private homes, exempt from certain types of federal labor protections.
Seasonal industries across the country are facing labor shortages this summer because the federal government cut the number of visas it issues to temporary migrant workers. To compensate, cities like Branson, Missouri, known as the "Las Vegas of the Midwest,”…
As the #MeToo movement inspires bigger conversations around sexual assault, veteran comedian Cameron Esposito does not want the voices of survivors to be left out. In her new special, "Rape Jokes," Esposito talks about sexual violence and her own experience…
Stockton, California has come a long way since 2012, when it became the largest U.S. city to declare bankruptcy. Now that it’s solvent, Mayor Michael Tubbs, who was sworn in as the youngest and first-ever black mayor last year, says…
During World War II, Elinor Powell, an African American nurse, joined the racially segregated army in Jim Crow-era Arizona. The discrimination she faced compounded after she fell in love with Frederick Albert, a German prisoner of war to whom she…
While police departments across the country address reform, community groups in cities like Chicago and New York are also teaching people about alternatives to 9-1-1 for crises that can be exacerbated by police presence. NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano talked to…
In landscapes, portraits and still lifes, German and Austrian artists in the 1930s through the outbreak of World War II risked their lives camouflaging heavy political symbols into conventional art forms. Now, "Before the Fall," an exhibit at New York…
Residents of Guayama, home to Puerto Rico’s only coal-burning power plant for 15 years, have been diagnosed with cancer, heart and respiratory diseases that they fear are related to coal ash exposure. Ivette Feliciano reports on the concerns of Puerto…
Residents say they inhale or ingest traces of coal ash as wind carries it into their communities, covering their trees, houses, cars and land with residue.
Since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico last year, more than 24,000 students have left for the U.S. mainland and more than 400 came to Hartford, Connecticut, where a third of residents identify as Puerto Rican. Now, Hartford is working to…
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