Carolina Hidalgo

Carolina Hidalgo is a visual journalist and multimedia producer at St. Louis Public Radio, where she produces visuals and audio stories with a focus on immigration issues and criminal justice reform efforts. She also serves as a mentor and educator with NPR’s Next Generation Radio project. Previously, she worked as a staff photojournalist at the Naples Daily News and as a photo intern, online picture editor and multimedia producer at the Tampa Bay Times. Her work has been recognized by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the National Association of Black Journalists, Pictures of the Year International and the Florida Society of News Editors. In 2018, she was named one of The Lit List’s “30 photographers to watch.” Carolina is a native New Yorker and holds a degree in journalism and sociology from the State University of New York – Stony Brook.

En Español

Carolina Hidalgo es fotógrafa y periodista de multimedia en St. Louis Public Radio, donde se enfoca en temas de la justicia social e inmigración. También es voluntaria en el programa Next Generation Radio de NPR, donde enseña fotografía y producción de audio. Anteriormente, Carolina trabajó como fotoperiodista en el Naples Daily News y en el Tampa Bay Times. Es nativa de la cuidad de Nueva York e hija de padres Colombianos. Su trabajo ha sido reconocido por el National Association of Hispanic Journalists, el National Association of Black Journalists, Pictures of the Year International y el Florida Society of News Editors. En 2018, fue seleccionada como una del Lit List’s “30 photographers to watch.” Carolina tiene licenciatura en periodismo y sociología del State University of New York – Stony Brook.

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Meet the Fellow: Carolina Hidalgo

Photo by: Elaine Cromie Carolina Hidalgo likes covering criminal justice reform and immigration issues. Hidalgo’s passion about these issues might hit somewhat close to home, her being a person of color and her parents being…

Reflections from Gimnasio de Bachilleres

At Gimnasio de Bachilleres, a high school sports complex in Ciudad Juárez’s central park, officials have transformed a basketball court into a makeshift sleeping area for hundreds of asylum seekers. On our first day in…

Visual notes from a tour of the border

A border tour in Baja California sparks thoughts about symbolism, sovereignty and division.   Carolina Hidalgo, 2019 US-Mexico Border Fellow

Meet the Fellow: Verónica G. Cárdenas

      Picture by Erika Schultz When Verónica G. Cárdenas thinks back on how she got her start as a photojournalist, she recalls a series of moments that started with a visit to a…

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St. Louis Activists Help Build Protest Movement For Immigrant Rights In Southwest Texas

Provided by: Tornillo: The Occupation St. Louisan Elizabeth Vega loads up a rental van with screen printing materials, Sharpie markers, and a box of flowers. She’s packing for a protest more than 1,000 miles away.…

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In Ciudad Juárez, Cuban migrants seek asylum in the U.S.

Yusneliy Pompa sits with daughter Jani Paumier and Victor Paumier, her father-in-law, as she waits to find out if there’s room for her family at a temporary government-run shelter inside the Gimnasio de Bachilleres in…