Jesenia De Moya Correa

  1. Latino Media Initiative Director

Jesenia De Moya Correa is an award-winning communities and engagement journalist. She specializes in science, health, and environmental, multimedia reporting for Latines and their connections in the Americas. In journalism for more than a decade, she was the first reporter assigned to cover the Latino communities beat in the Philadelphia metro region for the legacy newspaper The Inquirer, where she founded a digital, Spanish-language news product called El Inquirer. A U.S.-born Dominican, her reporting has been published in Yale Climate Connections, El Diario NY, HITN, Voice of America, CityLab Latino, Salta Pa’Tras Films, Diario Libre, Radio Santa María and Listín Diario. Her views were included in Nieman Lab’s 2022 Predictions for Journalism package. Her work granted her the 2022 Lenfest Institute Diverse Journalist Award in Pennsylvania and the 2013 National Tourism News Award in the Dominican Republic.

De Moya Correa holds a master of arts in Bilingual Journalism with a specialization in Health and Science reporting from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, a professional degree in Digital Journalism from the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Business School and a bachelor of arts in Communications with a specialization in Branding from the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra.