Jessica Diaz-Hurtado is a Colombian-Salvadoran trilingual multimedia storyteller and creative. She is a writer, photographer and radio producer curious to tell nuanced stories. Her work has been published with Remezcla, Latina Magazine, Sounds and Colours, NPR, and WAMU.
In her past lives she created a one woman spoken poetry show based on her Salvadoran grandmother, was an English teacher in Colombia, and was an award winning documentary filmmaker in Brazil.
She's based in Washington D.C. and was the 2016-17 NPR Kroc Fellow where she reported and produced on topics like music, cultural production, transnational identity, immigration, race and gender.
When she's not scheming her next move, she loves to pick up a good book a never let it go, practice Muay Thai, and try cooking new recipes with her fiancé.