Nancy Cleeland Biography

EXPERIENCE

Los Angeles Times, labor reporter, Los Angeles, 1998-present; metro reporter specializing in Latino affairs, Orange County Edition, 1996-98.
San Diego Union-Tribune, national correspondent, 1992-96.
Copley News Service, Mexico City correspondent, 1989-92.
San Diego Union, feature writer with assignments in Vietnam and Central America, 1987-89.
Freelance writer, based in South America, 1984-87.
San Diego Tribune, outdoor writer, 1980-84.
Blade-Tribune (Oceanside, CA), reporter, 1977-79.
Associated Press (Tucson, AZ), staff writer, 1977.


EDUCATION

University of Arizona, Tucson. B.A., Journalism, 1977.


PERSONAL

Born: December 26, 1953.

AWARDS

Los Angeles Times Editorial Award for Explanatory Journalism, for "The Wal-Mart Effect," 2003.
The George Polk Award for Economic Reporting, for "The Wal-Mart Effect," 2003.
Asian American Journalists Assn., first place, print writing, 1988.
National Association of Hispanic Journalists, first place, breaking news, 2001.

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