Duarte Geraldino is an independent journalist who travels the country documenting how culture is being changed and challenged by shifting demographics, business, and technology.
He leads a team of skilled journalists. Together, they produce multimedia reports and short films that have been distributed around the world through national and global news networks.
He is the founder of Hear Our Story Now, a global archive of first-person narratives designed to document the lives of citizens who lose people to deportation,
He is also currently a Special Correspondent for PBS NewsHour. At the NewsHour, he reports and writes long-form television stories about business trends like the housing crisis that is gripping many American cities and developments in labor laws that some see as choking middle and low-income workers.
One of Duarte’s short documentaries were screened in New York’s Times Square as part of the Dominican Film Festival New York. It explores the impact of American identity and immigration. Ordered Out, tells the story of a family being torn apart by US laws. In the same year, he was selected as a TED resident. While at TED’s global headquarters, he continued his work documenting the lives of US citizens who have lost people to deportation.
Previously, he worked as a National Correspondent for Al Jazeera America and as a local news reporter in New York, Ohio, Texas and Maryland.