Rocio Hernandez

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Senior Field Correspondent

Rocio Hernandez is a senior field correspondent who was raised in the Las Vegas valley. She temporarily left the desert to work as the first bilingual reporter at KUER in Salt Lake City, Utah. There she covered immigration and education stories. Prior to KUER, Hernandez worked at the Associated Press’s office in Phoenix and has also interned for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Reno Public Radio (KUNR) and the East Bay Times. 

Hernandez fell in love with audio storytelling after participating in an NPR's “Next Gen Radio” training as a student at the University of Nevada, Reno.

In her spare time, Hernandez enjoys cuddling with her two poodles, sipping margaritas and spending time with her husband.

Title Author(s) Publication Date
Teacher Files Lawsuit Against Phoenix District Over Mask Mandate Rocio Hernandez Aug. 3, 2021
Phoenix Elementary Becomes 2nd AZ School District To Mandate Masks Rocio Hernandez Aug. 3, 2021
NAU Launches Vaccine Incentive Program For Students Rocio Hernandez Aug. 2, 2021
Phoenix School District To Require All Students, Staff Wear Face Mask Rocio Hernandez, Lauren Gilger July 30, 2021
Yavapai's Ash Fork School District Cancels Classes Due To Multiple COVID-19 Cases Rocio Hernandez July 29, 2021
Report: Pandemic Had 'Limited Impact' On AZ's Teaching Workforce Rocio Hernandez July 28, 2021
AZ Education Officials Strongly Encourage Face Masks In Schools Rocio Hernandez July 28, 2021
CDC: Even Vaccinated People Should Mask Up Indoors; Masks Recommended For Schools Nicholas Gerbis, Rocio Hernandez July 27, 2021
New AIA Guidelines Include Flexibility For Vaccinated Student Athletes Rocio Hernandez July 27, 2021
Tolleson Superintendent Concerned As COVID-19 Cases Surge Rocio Hernandez July 26, 2021
Central Arizona College Offering Free Tuition To Pinal County Residents Rocio Hernandez July 26, 2021
Should Kids Under 12 Go To School In Person? Rocio Hernandez July 24, 2021
Former Superintendent For Scottsdale, Higley School Districts Indicted Rocio Hernandez July 23, 2021
Chandler Families Weigh Mask Options On First Day Of School Rocio Hernandez July 22, 2021
COVID-19 Top Of Mind As Chandler District Starts School Rocio Hernandez July 20, 2021
2 AZ School Districts, Ducey At Odds Over COVID-19 Quarantine Policy Rocio Hernandez
Howard Fisher, Capitol Media Services
July 20, 2021
COVID-19 Pandemic Hasn't Led To Massive Teacher Exodus, But Concerns Still Remain Rocio Hernandez July 12, 2021
Phoenix Union High School District, Partners Offering COVID Vaccines Rocio Hernandez July 9, 2021
UA College of Medicine-Phoenix Students Possibly Exposed To COVID-19 Rocio Hernandez July 6, 2021
Tucson To Enforce Federal Gun Rules Despite AZ Gun Sanctuary Law Rocio Hernandez, Associated Press July 6, 2021
UA Expert Recommends Students Get Vaccinated Against COVID Rocio Hernandez July 5, 2021
New Program To Help Students With Disabilities Gain Jobs Rocio Hernandez July 5, 2021
Yavapai College Hoping To Offer Bachelor's Degrees In Near Future Rocio Hernandez July 2, 2021
AZ House, Senate Include ESA Changes In Final K-12 Budget Bill Rocio Hernandez, Lauren Gilger June 30, 2021
AZ Man Opens Up About Asian Discrimination Rocio Hernandez June 30, 2021

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