Adriana Cardona-Maguigad

Cycle 1 & 2 Fellow

Adriana Cardona MaguidadAdriana Cardona-Maguigad was part of the inaugural class of Social Justice News Nexus fellows, producing an audio documentary for WBEZ about unregulated drug rehab centers in Chicago drawing people from Puerto Rico. She received a grant from the Fund for Investigative Journalism for the work. Adriana is the editor of The Gate newspaper, a hyper-local and bilingual community news publication distributed in Back of the Yards and surrounding communities. Adriana oversees the overall production of the newspaper, edits feature content and also covers community news with a focus on housing, immigration, education and health.She graduated from Loras College with a B.A in International Studies and a minor in Business. Adriana is a recipient of the 35 under 35 Community Leadership Award from the Community Renewal Society; and she was a Pritzker Journalism Fellow at Chicago Public Media in 2012.

Follow Adriana Cardona-Maguigad on Twitter @nanisc99.