Suzette Laboy

Suzette Laboy is an independent reporter and producer with extensive experience in television and digital platforms as well as with documentary storytelling. She is fluent in Spanish and often writes about Latino issues, travel and food trends.

She is currently producing several documentaries — handling field production, research and post production — while also writing for Cuba Trade Magazine and WhereTraveler. Her work has appeared on ABC News, Agence France-Presse, Al Jazeera America, El Pais, Full Measure, Latina Magazine, Reuters TV and more.

Laboy spent a decade with The Associated Press, the largest news organization in the world, as a video and print reporter, breaking news chaser and one-man-band journalist. Her work has been recognized for several awards.

In 2015, she was on-air and produced in-depth reports for the national cable show AMERICA with Jorge Ramos on the network Fusion. She also produced and reported on several documentaries for the network, including a half-hour special on the bleak future of the Florida Everglades and an hour-long special on police relations in the U.S. While at Fusion, she also produced several award-winning pieces (including an investigation into how the World Bank broke its promise to protect the poor) and wrote national and international stories for the digital site.

As a bilingual journalist, she was a founding  member of the South Florida chapter of The National Association of Hispanic Journalists and recently served as Region 4 Director for the national organization.
Suzette was born in Puerto Rico and is based in Miami, Fla.

 

 

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