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
Chicago renters who rely on their landlords to pay for water services have few options when the water has been shut off by the city.
Activists have urged Chicago officials to restore water service to residents without it during the pandemic, but the city has no such plans.
Adam Hollingsworth, a 33-year-old father of four, just wants to bring a little happiness to people during the pandemic, one ride at a time.
In Cook County, the ZIP codes most impacted by the coronavirus are not among those receiving the highest rates of testing, a WBEZ analysis shows.
“What did we expect to happen?” said Ill. Congressman Jesus “Chuy” Garcia, adding that half of those surveyed in a poll say they have $500 or less.
Immigrants with underlying conditions win their release from detention centers in Illinois as COVID-19 cases grow in similar facilities.
Dozens of Latinos have died from COVID-19, according to the medical examiner’s office. But the numbers aren’t accurate, and that makes it harder to identify vulnerable populations.
Chicago’s mayor is ordering health care providers to give the city detailed demographic data on each COVID-19 patient they treat.
Black residents make up only 23% of the population in Cook County, yet they account for more than half of the COVID-19 deaths.
The mayor declared an end to residential shut-offs last May, but the pandemic has brought new urgency to restoring service to citizens.