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Cindy Carcamo

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Tucson, Arizona
Staff Writer — Los Angeles Times

Cindy Carcamo is a staff writer at the LA Times @latimes, focusing on #immigration issues. Former national correspondent, Arizona bureau chief.

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Biography

Cindy Carcamo is Arizona Bureau Chief and a National Correspondent for the Los Angeles Times where she covers the Southwest, focusing on border and immigration issues. Carcamo is a recipient of the French American Foundation's 2012 Immigration Journalism Award for her Slake magazine narrative abo...

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Nov 18, 2017

RT @mayalau: Sending my love and power vibes across the industry to @vox as you guys go public with your union campaign today! W…

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RT @mattdpearce: I know lots of people who don't get paid enough for all the hours they put in. Including at Vox. Which is why I sup…

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RT @RobynDixon_LAT: Fascinating how quickly all these anti-Mugabe banners and signs were printed. It suggests the full energy of the ru…

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RT @laura_nelson: @germanrlopez I know writers who want a union as protection against the whims of a company that can decide tomorrow to not be so generous.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Cops & Courts reporter at the Fresno Bee

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Know what I cover before you e-mail me, please.

French-American Foundation's Immigration Journalism Award

2012 - Immigration Journalism Award
The French-American Foundation’s Immigration Journalism Award is the first award to specifically honor excellence in the coverage of immigration and integration issues worldwide. Cindy Carcamo for her article “Return to Sender” that focuses on the first 48 hours of a deportee’s life after his return to Guatemala on an Immigration and Customs Enforcement flight from the United States. The article was published in the magazine Slake: Los Angeles. You can access and read the article on the website of Slake Los Angeles.

Orange County Press Club 1st place/Best Public Affairs Reporting

2013 - Best Public Affairs or Education Reporting or Series
Cindy Carcamo, The Orange County Register “The New Frontier: For Illegal immigrants, ocean is the new desert” http://www.ocregister.com/articles/frontier-371523-new-.html http://www.ocregister.com/articles/san-371399-people-smuggling.html http://www.ocregister.com/articles/san-371399-people-smuggling.html http://www.ocregister.com/articles/marbilia-371405-leonel-border.html http://www.ocregister.com/articles/rosa-371340-father-boat.html http://www.ocregister.com/articles/lucio-371341-work-boat.html http://www.ocregister.com/news/islands-372214-mexican-navy.html http://www.ocregister.com/articles/smuggling-373022-people-sea.html