María Pérez is a senior reporter.
María has covered issues affecting immigrant communities for USA Today, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Naples Daily News, and El Nuevo Herald, winning the 2017 George Polk Award for her investigation into Florida companies that profited from undocumented workers and, once they were injured, reported them to prosecutors instead of paying workers compensation.
She’s also reported on cosmetic surgery clinics where dozens of patients died or got injured. María lives in New York. Ella habla español et se débrouille en français.