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Nereida Moreno

Nereida Moreno

Producer, The Morning Shift

Nereida Moreno is a producer on WBEZ’s Morning Shift program. She previously reported for the Chicago Tribune’s metro desk with a focus on immigration and Latino communities. Prior to that, Nereida was a breaking news reporter with the Southern California News Group. She covered crime and public safety issues in her native San Bernardino, Calif. before moving to Chicago in 2016.

Nereida earned bachelor’s degrees in Journalism and American Studies from California State University, Fullerton. She drinks beer in her spare time.

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Morning Shift

WBEZ’s Illinois and Chicago News Roundup: July 19, 2019

American children detained at O'Hare, officers fired over Van Dyke shooting, Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle battle over guns, and more.

Morning Shift

Erin Aleman On New Role As First Female Executive Director Of CMAP

After a national search, Erin Aleman was hired as the new executive director of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning.

Morning Shift

Most Of Chicago’s Youngest Children Live In High-Crime Areas

A new study found that while homicides are down city-wide, the number of young children exposed to violence has increased.

Morning Shift

Chicago Immigrant Communities Brace For Planned ICE Raids

Thousands marched in the Loop Saturday to protest President Trump’s immigration policies.

Morning Shift

Girl K’s Newest Album ‘For Now’ Enters Bittersweet Territory

Chicago band Girl K's latest album is packed with introspective lyrics and melodies that seem to wash over you like a Bob Ross painting.

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After 114 Years In Print, Chicago Defender Goes Digital-Only

The Chicago Defender will cease print operations Wednesday and double-down on its digital platform.

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The Latest Alcoholic Beverage Craze? Hard Seltzer

Have you ever heard of hard seltzer?It’s the latest trend in alcoholic beverages. In the last six months, Americans spent about $389 million on hard seltzer. That’s a 210% increase from the previous year.Morning Shift takes a look at this new drink trend, and how it could change the game for local breweries. 

Morning Shift

Women's World Cup, The CrossTown Classic And More Sports News

The U.S. Women's national soccer team made history by winning back-to-back World Cup titles.

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'The Triibe Guide 2019' Spotlights Black Creatives In Chicago

Digital news outlet The Triibe has published its first table book.

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Team USA Will Face The Netherlands In Women’s World Cup Final

The U.S. women's national soccer team includes four Chicago Red Stars players.

Morning Shift

Curious City Investigates Poop Levels At Chicago’s Beaches

Just what IS in the water at Chicago's beaches?

Morning Shift

Gov. Pritzker Signs Order To Protect Transgender Students

A trans non-binary high school student and an LGBTQ health provider weigh in on the governor’s executive order.

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Chicago's Electric Scooter Program: How Does It Work?

Chicago Tribune transportation reporter Mary Wisniewski breaks down what you need to know about the city's new scooter program.

Morning Shift

'Every Night Now Is A Treat': Joanna Connor On 35 Years In Chicago Blues

In the male-dominated world of blues guitar, Joanna Connor has been blowing the boys away for decades.

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A Look At Black Food Culture On Chicago’s South Side

Chicago Tribune food reporters will explore Black food culture on the South Side all month long.

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City Task Force Issues New Recommendations To Fix Broken Ticketing System

The task force on Tuesday released a series of recommendations to help low-income and minority residents cope with debt.

Morning Shift

How Illinois’ Gambling Bill May Trigger Those Struggling With Addiction

The whopping 816-page gaming bill, if actualized, could transform Illinois into the gaming capital of the Midwest.

Morning Shift

How Racial Segregation Impacts Life Expectancy Rates In Chicago

A new study from NYU's School of Medicine found that Chicago had the largest gap in life expectancy across neighborhoods at 30 years.

Morning Shift

WBEZ’s Chicago And Illinois News Roundup: June 7, 2019

Morning Shift breaks down the biggest news stories of the week in WBEZ's Friday News Roundup with host Jenn White.

Morning Shift

How Two Chicagoans Are Working To Stop City Violence

Heartland Alliance President Evelyn Diaz and student activist Audrey Wright were both speakers at the 2019 Pritzker Forum on Global Cities

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