María Inés Zamudio
In 2015, Zamudio and a team of reporters from NPR’s Latino USA received a Peabody National Award for their coverage of Central American migrants. Zamudio’s story was reported from the Mexico-Guatemala border and it focused on the danger women from Central American while traveling through Mexico as they try to reach the United States.
Her work has appeared in The Associated Press, New York Times, National Public Radio, NBC 5 Chicago, Telemundo, Univision among others.
Stories by María Inés Zamudio
‘Bad Mexicans’ highlights the immigrants who started the Mexican Revolution
The new book chronicles the Magonistas, a revolutionary group who overthrew a Mexican dictator.
Residents near Douglass Park want a voice in permits for big music festivals
Residents demand an end to the festivals, but local aldermen have supported the events and taken campaign cash from festival organizers.
Chicaguenses: ¿No pueden pagar el servicio de agua? Aquí está lo que necesitan saber
WBEZ ofrece una guía con recursos para ayudar a responder a preguntas que los chicaguenses pudieran tener acerca de sus cuentas del servicio de agua.
Zonas críticas de contaminación atmosférica en Chicago: Nueva Red de sensores revela disparidades en la calidad del aire entre vecindarios.
Nuevos datos muestran zonas críticas de contaminación del aire en La Villita, Austin, Irving Park, Englewood y Auburn Gresham.
Immigrant women in Chicago face unique challenges to overcoming domestic violence
Gender-based violence has been the shadow pandemic during COVID-19 lockdowns, with immigrant women facing additional challenges.
Chicagoans who live near heavy-traffic corridors are breathing the most polluted air
Data from a new sensor network shows the highest rates of pollution in Little Village, Austin, Englewood, Irving Park and other neighborhoods.
Mayor Lightfoot will introduce a measure that bans privatizing Chicago’s waterworks
The mayor’s proposal would also allow for the installation of more water meters and ban water shutoffs due to non-payment for most accounts.
Chicagoans, can’t afford your water bills? Here’s what you need to know.
WBEZ presents a resource guide to help answer some questions city residents may have about their water bills.
Transgender Day of Visibility turns somber as participants mourn the murders of Black trans women
According to one report, Chicago led all U.S. cities for murders of transgender and gender non-conforming people in 2021.
Lawmakers accuse Will County of violating state law and ask the attorney general to intervene
A group of 15 state and federal lawmakers say Will County is working with immigration authorities in violation of state law.