National video journalist Education: Northwestern University, Master's in Journalism; Boston College, BA in English
Jorge Ribas is a video journalist on the National desk at The Washington Post. He joined the Post in 2014 after having spent five years at Discovery as a science reporter. Jorge has documented immigration, health care and maternity leave issues as well as covered major breaking news events.
Honors & Awards:
Scripps Howard Award for Multimedia Journalism, 2017
RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Award for Writing, 2016
Capital Emmy Award, 2015
Professional Affiliations: White House News Photographers Association, National Press Photographers Association Foreign languages spoken: Spanish
Families torn apart. Asylum seekers turned away. America’s undocumented retreating into the shadows. The Washington Post traveled to Guatemala, Mexico and California to tell the stories of families whose lives have been altered by Trump’s immigration crackdown.