Lorne Matalon has been reporting from Mexico for "The World" since November 2007. He has covered the Mexican ‘war on drugs’ from the frontlines, going on patrol with the Mexican armed forces, and pursued immigration and economic stories throughout the country. Lorne's beat has also stretched further south into Venezuela and Panama.
Previously Lorne worked at NPR Member Stations WUNC and WBUR, filing from Haiti, Panama and Mongolia.
Lorne is a contributor to National Geographic’s Ethnosphere Project and a Fellow at the Explorers Club of New York.