Sophia Paliza-Carre is a Senior Editor at Latino USA. She’s based in Brooklyn, NY.
As an editor at Latino USA, she has worked on stories from the impact of immigration policy on unaccompanied minors, to the exponential growth of the warehousing industry, to the cultural impact of Dora the Explorer. In the past, she’s worked as a producer, reporter, and freelance editor in long-form narrative—at various outlets including WNYC, The Moth, WNIN’s “¿Qué Pasa Midwest?,” and AIR Media’s “Localore” initiative.
Stories that she has worked on have appeared on All Things Considered, Code Switch, The United States of Anxiety, New Tech City, BRIC Radio, and The Indicator. Past narrative series she has worked on, have received the Alfred I. duPont Award, and a 1st place AP award for “Best News Series.” She has taught at Columbia University’s J-School and has spoken at PRX’s Podcast Garage, UnionDocs, NYU’s J-School, and The New School.
She grew up in the Midwest and her food of choice will always be popcorn (savory only).