Caption: Host, Daniel Hernandez
Host, Daniel Hernandez 

Mexico Uncovered

From: Round Earth Media
Length: 59:01

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One hour special, taking listeners to the Mexico they don't know, untold stories rich in sound, place and humanity, with host Daniel Hernandez. The New Yorker says Daniel finds the unexpected, original and mysterious. Now that's Mexico Uncovered!

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The U.S. and Mexico share deep personal, economic, geographic and cultural connections, but our understanding of Mexico is often limited by stereotype and media exaggeration. Mexico Uncovered is out to change that. 

This one hour special is reported by some of the most talented young journalists working in public radio today, Annie Murphy, Mo?nica Ortiz Uribe, and Marlon Bishop all of them bilingual and regular contributors to Marketplace, Morning Edition, The World, and Studio 360.

Mexico Uncovered is produced by award-winning public radio veterans Beverley Abel, Leda Hartman and Mary Stucky.

In a groundbreaking collaboration with Mexican reporters and top-tier media outlets in Mexico, these untold stories were also published in Spanish in Mexico. 

 

Mexico Uncovere d is "evergreen" and can be pegged to key dates .  Day of the Dead (November 1 and 2), Christmas and Easter (when millions of Mexicans travel “home”), March spring break when Americans flock to Mexico’s beach resorts, and Cinco de Mayo. The immigration debate is expected to heat up this year, creating a strong news peg. 

 

Produced by Round Earth Media, training the next generation of global journalists while producing important news and information for global audiences. www.RoundEarthMedia.org

 

Support for Mexico Uncovered comes from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Piece Description

The U.S. and Mexico share deep personal, economic, geographic and cultural connections, but our understanding of Mexico is often limited by stereotype and media exaggeration. Mexico Uncovered is out to change that. 

This one hour special is reported by some of the most talented young journalists working in public radio today, Annie Murphy, Mo?nica Ortiz Uribe, and Marlon Bishop all of them bilingual and regular contributors to Marketplace, Morning Edition, The World, and Studio 360.

Mexico Uncovered is produced by award-winning public radio veterans Beverley Abel, Leda Hartman and Mary Stucky.

In a groundbreaking collaboration with Mexican reporters and top-tier media outlets in Mexico, these untold stories were also published in Spanish in Mexico. 

 

Mexico Uncovere d is "evergreen" and can be pegged to key dates .  Day of the Dead (November 1 and 2), Christmas and Easter (when millions of Mexicans travel “home”), March spring break when Americans flock to Mexico’s beach resorts, and Cinco de Mayo. The immigration debate is expected to heat up this year, creating a strong news peg. 

 

Produced by Round Earth Media, training the next generation of global journalists while producing important news and information for global audiences. www.RoundEarthMedia.org

 

Support for Mexico Uncovered comes from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Broadcast History

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Timing and Cues

Timings and Cues
Mexico Uncovered
Mexico Uncovered Contact: Marge Ostroushko, cell: 612-418-6255.

Open/Billboard: ?00:00-01:00 In cue: I’m Daniel Hernandez and this is Mexico Uncovered.
Out cue: Its Mexico Uncovered from Round Earth Media after this news.

01:00-06:00 Newscast Hole (with music)

Segment One ?06:00- 19:00 In cue: (music in) I’m Daniel Hernandez in Mexico City.
Out cue: My Twitter feed keeps me in touch with people who come back to Mexico and what they say can be pretty surprising. We’ll uncover that for you in just a bit.

19:00-20:00 Station ID Break (with music)

Segment Two ?20:00-39:00 In cue: (music in) Welcome back to Mexico Uncovered from Round Earth Media.
Out cue: I’m Daniel Hernandez, we uncover more of Mexico after this short break.

39:00-40:00 Station ID Break (with music)

Segment 3 ?40:00-59:00 In cue: ?(music) Welcome back to Mexico Uncovered, I’m Daniel Hernandez
Out cue: From Mexico City, I’m Daniel Hernandez, Good bye!

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Juan Loco Rodrigo y Gabriela Rodrigo y Gabriela. Rubyworks 2006 03:27

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