Ximena Bustillo is a multi-platform reporter at NPR covering politics out of the White House and Congress on air and in print. She is also the co-founder of Voces Internship of Idaho, a nonprofit that places Idaho Latino college students in local newsroom internships. Before joining NPR, she was an award-winning food and agriculture policy reporter and newsletter author at POLITICO covering immigration, climate, labor, supply chain and equity issues. Bustillo got her start in journalism at the Idaho Statesman where she helped spearhead the state's Spanish-language coronavirus news coverage through articles and public web forums. She is a graduate of Boise State University.