Valeria Collazo Cañizares


Independent Investigative Journalist,  Telemundo

Valeria Collazo Cañizares, a Knight-Wallace Reporting Fellow, produced a documentary on natural disasters, Covid-19, and the ensuing water crisis in Puerto Rico for Telemundo.   Judge

Valeria Collazo Cañizares is an independent investigative journalist based in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Her reporting focuses on politics and social justice. Previously she was an investigative reporter for the Telemundo Puerto Rico investigative news program, “Jay y sus Rayos X.” She has led investigations on subjects ranging from political corruption to environmental issues. Collazo Cañizares received a B.A. in journalism from the University of Puerto Rico – Río Piedras Campus, and an M.A. in Latin American studies from Stanford University. @ValeriaCollazoC