was a reporting fellow in 2021. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she has worked as a production assistant for The California Report at the NPR and PBS affiliate KQED. She was also a reporter for The Daily Tar Heel, where she served as a diversity, equity and inclusion officer and assistant audience engagement editor this year. Before transferring to UNC last August, Perez-Moreno was editor-in-chief and social media director for The Reporter at Miami Dade College. Pérez-Moreno was also a member of UNC’s chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
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