Reporter/Producer, CNN Investigates
Sergio Hernandez is a journalist/programmer for CNN's investigations team.
Sergio Hernandez is a journalist/programmer for CNN Investigates, based in New York City.
As a journalist and developer, Hernandez specializes in using data and code to lead investigative reporting projects and tell public interest stories through text, multimedia, graphics and interactive news applications.
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.
From 2011 to 2014, he was a reporting intern and contributor for ProPublica, 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 living with HIV.
He is originally from Los Angeles and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University with a double major in journalism and psychology.
He joined CNN in 2016 as a data and interactives producer for CNN Digital at the network's headquarters in Atlanta.
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