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Daffodil J. Altan

Daffodil J. Altan



Daffodil J. Altan is a video producer for Reveal. As a reporter and producer, she has worked in print, radio and film, and her work has appeared on the PBS NewsHour, Univision, Telemundo, FRONTLINE and in the Los Angeles Times, Latina Magazine and Mother Jones, among others. Altan has received awards for her work from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Los Angeles Press Club and the Imagen Foundation. She has been a Kaiser Family Foundation Media Fellow and a John Jay/Langeloth Health Journalism Fellow, and she has been awarded a Latino Public Broadcasting grant. She received a master's degree in journalism from UC Berkeley. Altan is based in Reveal's Emeryville, California, office.


Criminal Justice

Video: Miguel Treviño’s Teenage Assassins

In July, Mexican marines captured the leader of Mexico’s most violent drug cartel, Miguel Treviño. Although Treviño is known for committing and ordering grisly killings, less is known about his recruitment of children on both sides of the border into the ranks of his Zetas cartel. Days before Trevino’s capture in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, producers

Jul 31, 2013