Jessica Diaz-Hurtado is a Colombian-Salvadoran trilingual multimedia journalist and creative. She is a writer, photographer, radio producer and documentary filmmaker seeking to tell underrepresented stories.
She received her B.A. in Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison while participating as a First Wave Hip Hop and Urban Arts Scholar. She also received her M.A. in Latin American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin as a Ronald E. McNair Scholar.
Her work focuses on music, cultural production, transnational identity, immigration, race and gender.
She is currently based in Washington D.C. as a 2016-17 NPR Kroc Fellow.