Vicki Adame

Vicki Adame is a bilingual reporter covering Minnesota’s Latino communities for Minnesota Public Radio, which is based in St. Paul. An award-winning multimedia journalist, Adame has focused on the lives of immigrants and communities of color, especially Latino communities in California and Washington state. Most recently, her work has appeared in Palabra, Latino Rebels, Latino USA, CTLatinoNews, among others, and she has translated articles for El Salvador’s El Faro. Adame holds a master’s degree from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York. Her reporting on communities of color in the Tri-Cities area of Washington state earned her two consecutive C.B. Blethen Memorial Awards for Distinguished Coverage of Diversity. Her hometown is Merced, California.

MPR News

Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) is an acclaimed regional and national provider of news and cultural programming that serves nearly all of Minnesota and parts of Wisconsin, the Dakotas, Michigan, Iowa, and Canada. MPR News provides daily reporting, analysis, conversation and debate. It has a large central newsroom in St. Paul as well as regional bureaus staffed by full-time reporters who live and work in strategic locations to ensure full coverage of the state.