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Michelle Garci­a is a print journalist, public radio reporter and video producer for Independent Sources, a public television program on CUNY TV. Currently a visiting instructor at CUNY's Graduate School for Journalism, she is a former Washington Post reporter and Oxygen Media staffer. Her work has appeared in The Nation, Sojourners andAmnesty magazine...

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Michelle Garcia's Biography

Michelle Garci­a is a print journalist, public radio reporter and a recent migrant to the video world. Garcia reports and produces for the upcoming show Independent Sources, a public television program on CUNY TV. She is a visiting instructor at CUNY's Graduate School for Journalism where she teaches reporting techniques for radio/podcasts/and iThings.

She wrote for The Washington Post from the paper's New York bureau and her work has appeared in The Nation, Sojourners, Amnesty magazine among other outlets.

In 2004 she produced a one-half hour radio documentary on women and violence in El Salvador for the radio series, After the Wars

Other radio documentaries have covered the hiring and abuse of undocumented labor by military subcontractors in post-Katrina New Orleans, the rising number of Latinas becoming infected with HIV through their own drug use and children living with AIDS.

There was also that brief stint at Oxygen Media where, as a producer for the non-profit venture with the Markle Foundation, she got a close up view of the art of polling. She then developed the first gender specific poll on genetically modified foods.

She recently completed a Knight foundation media training fellowship through in El Salvador with the International Center for Journalists. She is working on her first documentary film, Tell'em Who You Are. Please visit www.borderwallfilm.com


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