«Class of 2005

Frances Robles

Bogotá bureau chief, Miami Herald

Robles was born in Brooklyn, New York and attended New York University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism. She began her journalism career in 1990 as a reporter at The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, moving to the Miami Herald in 1993. She covered higher education, police and courts before being named the Herald’s bureau chief in Managua, Nicaragua in 2001. She has been the Bogotá, Colombia bureau chief for two years. She has been a board member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, and was on two teams at the Herald that won Pulitzer prizes; her work earned her recognition as a finalist for a 1999 Pulitzer Prize in the breaking news category. 

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