A Six Month Retrospective of Coronavirus Coverage
in New York City

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NAHJ New York Chapter presents a journalistic recap of coronavirus coverage in New York City, which was once the epicenter of the pandemic in the United States. Our panelists will offer resources and advice to the members watching on how to cover a pandemic with care and accuracy while maintaining a work/life balance.



Nathalie Nieves, current NAHJ NYC secretary and associate producer for CBS News.


Sonia Rincón is a reporter and anchor for 1010 WINS, New York’s all-news radio station, and loves telling the stories of the city she grew up in. She was raised in 4 out of 5 boroughs of the city. In her 13 years at 1010 WINS, Sonia has also covered stories for WABC-TV, WCBS-TV, News 12 The Bronx and taught at Craig Newmark Graduate School Of Journalism at CUNY.  Sonia lives in the Bronx with her fiancé and two cats, and is looking forward to live theater and rooting for the Yankees at the stadium when it’s finally safe again.

Claudia Irizarry Aponte covers Brooklyn for THE CITY, a nonprofit newsroom in NYC that covers local news in the public interest. Her reporting has appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer, City Limits and Latino USA. She’s a recipient of the Sidney Hillman Foundation Award for Social Justice Reporting. A native of Puerto Rico, she's a proud alumna of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez and the Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY.

Eliecer Marte is a reporter for Telemundo New York covering breaking news, and issues affecting the Hispanic community in the Tri-state area. Marte is a Two-time Daytime Emmy® Award nominee and New York Emmy® Award winner as well as a  three-time Telly Award winner. Marte reported on the first COVID-19 test administered to a patient as well as the first patient testing positive in New York.  Since that moment, his reporting focused on the spread of the pandemic and the city of New York becoming the epicenter of the virus, followed by its gradual process of reopening. Marte graduated from the University of Miami in 2007 with majors in Broadcast Journalism and Economics.

Jonnelle Marte writes about the economy and the Federal Reserve for Reuters. During the pandemic she has written about the delays jobless Americans faced with receiving unemployment benefits, the struggles of small businesses trying to secure aid and how the job losses disproportionately hit women, particularly single mothers. Before Reuters, Jonnelle wrote about consumer finances for The Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal. 


If you have any questions regarding this webinar please contact Nathalie Nieves, NAHJ New York Chapter Secretary, at [email protected].

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