Local Motion: Reporting On Immigrant Issues

May 6, 2015

Credit Laura Palmisano

This episode of Local Motion is a reporter's notebook from Atlanta. KVNF's Laura Palmisano traveled there last month for fellowship training. She is one of 15 journalists from across the U.S. selected by the Institute for Justice & Journalism (IJJ) for its 2015 fellowship on immigrant families.

In Atlanta, the fellows attended workshops and presentations put on by immigration experts, reporters and advocacy organizations. Palmisano brought her recording gear to interview presenters and other journalists. 

She talked with immigration attorney Dan Kowalski ,who got his start in Denver, and Latino USA producer and IJJ fellow Marlon Bishop. Back in Colorado, she also interviewed reporter Sonia Narang who freelances for PRI's The World. Narang, a 2015 IJJ fellow, started her journalism career at at a newspaper in Littleton, Colo.