18. Esmy Jimenez

In this episode of Traverse Talks with Sueann Ramella, reporter Esmy Jimenez talks about her life growing up in a rural part of central Washington as an undocumented immigrant, being the first in her family to navigate governmental organizations, and the fun and hardship of reporting on the never ending news cycle. Esmy has reported for Northwest Public Broadcasting, The World, Northwest News Network and is currently a reporter for KUOW. In 2020, Esmy won the Edward R. Murrow Regional Award in Feature Reporting.