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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.

Recent Stories

Morning Shift

Reflecting on 20 Years Of The Chicago Improv Festival

The festival grew to what’s been described as the biggest sketch and improv festival on the planet.

Morning Shift

Will Chicagoans Embrace Electric Scooters?

In Chicago, residents could begin riding electric scooters as early as Spring 2019.

Morning Shift

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Spar Over Policing, Taxes In First Forum

Only 5 of 17 candidates were participated in the forum on African American issues.

Morning Shift

Lawmakers Call For Ticketing And Debt Collection Reform

The city’s ticketing and debt collection system drives many low-income motorists into debt.

Morning Shift

WBEZ, BGA Document Decline Of South Suburban Dolton

The decline of Dolton mirrors a nationwide trend of suburban poverty and economic distress.

Morning Shift

An Examination Of New Affordable Housing Plan For Pilsen, Little Village

An alderman, a housing advocate and a policy expert discuss a plan to bring more affordable housing to Pilsen and Little Village.

Morning Shift

Back From The Brink, Sandhill Cranes Make Their Way Through Chicago

Sandhill cranes are flying through the Chicago area this season.

Morning Shift

Breaking Down Chicago Voting Patterns

Chicago just had its highest midterm voter turnout since 1986.

Morning Shift

Two Years In Office, Kim Foxx Reflects On Reform Efforts

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx has pledged to bring a more progressive and holistic mindset to her office.

Morning Shift

Toni Preckwinkle On Mayoral Run, #NoCopAcademy, Violence As A Public Health Crisis

The Cook County Board president also discusses the county's proposed budget, criminal justice reform and healthcare in Cook County.

Morning Shift

Rauner Administration Delayed Telling Public About Cancer Risk From Sterigenics Plant

Sterigenics is owned in part by Gov. Bruce Rauner’s former private equity firm.

Morning Shift

Pat Brady On Governor's Race: 'It's A Lot Closer' Than Polls Show

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Morning Shift

Residents Weigh In On Chicago Police Reform Plan

The proposed consent decree draft would put in place court oversight of reform efforts for the Chicago Police Department.

Morning Shift Podcast

Why Is Chicago’s Murder Clearance Rate So Low?

Police solved fewer than one in six homicides in the first half of 2018, according to a USA Today report.

Morning Shift

Why Is Chicago’s Murder Clearance Rate So Low?

The Chicago Police Department often struggles to identify and arrest murder suspects.

Morning Shift Podcast

Morning Shift’s Guide to Voting In Illinois

Everything you need to know about how to vote, where to go, and all the other questions you probably wanted to ask.

Morning Shift

Morning Shift's Guide To Voting In Illinois

Morning Shift breaks down everything you need to know about voting in Illinois.

Morning Shift

New Survey Shows U.S. Hispanics Optimistic About Politics, Jobs

The complete survey results will be unveiled Saturday at Chicago Ideas Week.

Morning Shift

Trump Administration Proposal Targets Immigrants Needing Public Aid

The Department of Homeland Security wants to deny green card applications for immigrants who use government benefits like food stamps and Medicaid.

Morning Shift

How Housing Works in Illinois

A break down of the state of housing in Illinois, from gentrification and displacement to property taxes and markets.

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