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Anayansi Diaz-Cortes

Anayansi Diaz-Cortes

Reporter and Producer

Biography

Anayansi Diaz-Cortes is a reporter and producer for Reveal. Her work has been featured everywhere from All Things Considered to  Radio Ambulante and  This American Life. She is a recipient of the Overseas Press Club Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award, and the Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation award. She was the creator and lead producer for KCRW’s Sonic Trace, a storytelling project that was part of AIR’s Localore initiative. Previously, she produced for Radio Diaries and has done extensive reporting in both the U.S. and Mexico. She is based in Reveal's Emeryville, California, office.

 

Articles

When they took my son

The stories of two families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. We compare their experiences with what the government said was supposed to happen.

Feb 2, 2019
Accountability

The city (revealed)

An illegal dump in Chicago was part of a federal investigation that brought down corrupt politicians, but it left residents angry and feeling used.

Dec 22, 2018
Kids on the Line

When they took my son

We examine the stories of two families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border and how what happened to them matches up with what the government said was supposed to happen.

Sep 29, 2018
Law Enforcement

Cops on a crime spree

They belonged to a police task force charged with getting guns off the streets. Instead, the cops roamed Baltimore, robbing people on the street.

Jun 2, 2018

My town, Chi-Town

Since 2000, a quarter-million black Chicagoans have moved out of the city. We’re taking a close look at those challenges in this week’s episode.

Feb 24, 2018