Gerardo Fernandez Moreno - Health Journalism Fellow
Gerardo Fernandez was born and shaped in Mexico City. He moved to Seattle, Wash., where he obtained his BA in Communications and Social Sciences from the University of Washington, and an Associates in Audio Production from the Art Institute of Seattle. In the Northwest Gerardo produced radio in multiple languages. Since 2007 he moved to the Bay Area where he has worked as a reporter, editor, photographer and videographer for Alianza Metropolitan News. He has covered health, political, cultural and sports, and has also published his works with La Oferta, El Tecolote, New America Media, the National Hispanic University, and has participated in journalism fellowships at Stanford University and Santa Clara University. Since 2012 he has worked at Photozig, Inc., located at the NASA Ames Research Park, as a Media Producer/Editor and Program Coordinator for research programs.
He has been awarded the Silver José Martí Award of Outstanding Cultural Photography and the Bronze José Martí Award for Outstanding Editorial Column.