Helga Salinas

Engagement Reporting Fellow

Helga Salinas is a former engagement reporting fellow at ProPublica Illinois. Previously, she worked at The Seattle Times, where she worked as the newspaper’s only social media producer. There, she led the paper’s strategic efforts on Facebook and Twitter, and worked collaboratively with various teams in the newsroom on award-winning projects such as Under Our Skin, an interactive documentary that tackled uncomfortable conversations about race, identity and inclusion. She also worked at the Los Angeles Times, Univision and NPR. She received her master’s degree from Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.

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