Professional Background: 

Natalia joined Colorado Public Radio in 2018 as the morning general assignment reporter. She came to CPR after working as a freelance reporter in Tucson, Arizona, where her reporting was predominantly featured in the Arizona Daily Star.

Throughout her career, she has written, produced and voiced radio and online news stories on topics ranging from the coverage of the 2016 presidential election to Tucson's refugee population. While she earned her master's degree, she developed a series of podcasts on the topics of immigration and citizenship.

As a student, Natalia was presented with the 2017 Award for Outstanding Achievement in Journalism for her exceptional performance in the program and was an NPR Kroc Fellowship finalist. She also participated in three internships at major local news organizations, including NPR member-station Arizona Public Radio.

In 2017, Natalia helped form and lead Arizona's first chapter of the Journalism and Women Symposium (JAWS).

Education: 

Bachelor's degree in journalism and economics, University of Arizona; Master's degree in journalism, University of Arizona