Reporter @WPLN. News fellow covering immigration, criminal justice and other community issues. Truth seeker. Made in Argentina, raised in ATL. 📩

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​I report on immigration, criminal justice and other social issues for WPLN- Nashville Public Radio, Middle Tennessee's NPR station. I began as an intern in summer 2017 and stayed on to become the station's first reporting fellow. My stories about immigration, life after prison and white supremac...

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RT @WPLN: Know a great radio editor who’s looking for a great radio station? We’re hiring. 
Last week, TN's Attorney General asked the state Supreme Court to schedule eight new execution dates before June, when the drugs are set to expire.
"Today, attorneys for thirty-three Tennessee death row prisoners filed a complaint in the Chancery Court of Davidson County alleging that the state’s protocol will result in the “[needless] experience [of] terror, pain, and suffocation during execution.” 
"Once [poor defendants are] behind bars, Metro charges them $44 per day... In some cases, defendants can rack up thousands of dollars in jail fees, a charge they are subject to only because they couldn’t make bail in the first place." via @iamstevenhale 
Don’t get to shoot many portraits in Nashville. This was a dope session w/ an awesome group of creatives. (This is one of my best friends, Eli. He painted that 9 ft. canvas mostly by laying on the ground and making symmetrical movements with his body. It was awesome to watch.)
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