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Laurel Morales is KJZZ's Fronteras: the Changing America Desk Senior Field Correspondent in Flagstaff, AZ.
Morales has served as a public radio reporter for more than ten years-- most of that time devoted to covering Arizona stories. In that time, she has won several awards, including national recognition from Public Radio News Director Inc. for the only commentary she’s ever written.
She prefers to highlight compelling voices other than her own and has covered blizzards, wildfires, floods and tornadoes.
Morales came to northern Arizona from rural Minnesota where she worked as a reporter after receiving her master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.
Contact Laurel Morales at 928-523-4498 or firstname.lastname@example.org.