Deepa Fernandes

Deepa Fernandes is a journalist who has covered guerrilla insurgencies, natural disasters and political coups in countries from Haiti to East Timor. Most recently she was the Early Childhood Development Correspondent for KPCC.  Prior to Southern California Public Radio, Deepa was a national anchor for the Pacifica Radio network, she founded and ran a national non-profit that aimed to diversify the ranks of journalism by training new reporters in communities of color, and she was a Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford in 2012. She has an MA from Columbia University.

Recent Stories

Conflict & Justice

Fate of Deportees in Liberia

Immigration will be a major point of discussion for the new Congress. Correspondent Deepa Fernandes looks at how the African nation of Liberia has been treating, and often imprisoning, some people deported from the US.