Reporter/Producer, CNN Investigates
Sergio Hernandez is a journalist/programmer for CNN Investigates.
Sergio Hernandez is a journalist/programmer for CNN Investigates, based in New York City.
Before joining CNN, Hernandez served as a reporter for Mashable's global news team, the business and technology editor for The Week magazine, and a staff writer for The Daily. He was a reporting intern and contributor for ProPublica from 2011 to 2014, where he contributed to investigations of prosecutorial misconduct in New York City, racial inequalities in presidential pardons, wealth disparities in education access and flaws in America's death investigation system. His work has additionally appeared in the Village Voice, Gawker and BuzzFeed.
In 2014, he won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Digital Journalism Article for "Sex, Lies and H.I.V.: When What You Don't Tell Your Partner Is a Crime," a year-long investigative project documenting the criminal prosecution of people with HIV.
He is originally from Los Angeles and a graduate of New York University's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.
He joined CNN in 2016 as a data journalist for CNN Digital at CNN's worldwide headquarters in Atlanta.