Alan Hernández Pastén

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Mexico City, Mexico


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Alan Hernández Pastén

I'm a journalist based in Mexico City with 12 years of experience as a reporter and producer. I've collaborated with international media outlets such as BBC, The Financial Times, PBS, Vice News, Sky Sports and more, writing and editing text pieces, scripts for news videos in both English and Spanish. I also have experience recording with professional camera and editing on Adobe Premiere. I'm also available as fixer.

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English Spanish

This is a video piece I produced for PBS covering the caravans of migrants trying to reach the U.S from Honduras via Mexico in December 2019.


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This was one of the hardest but most fulfilling pieces I've ever wrote and produced. Is in Spanish and since publication, my by line has been removed.


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https://www.ft.com/content/09d6fe88-a652-11e9-984c-fac8325aaa04

Mexican Beetlemania outlives demise of the Love Bug


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https://www.ft.com/content/53633a78-bf87-11e9-b350-db00d509634e

Mexico’s central bank cuts rates for first time in 5 years


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Mayan king’s tomb had underground water system believed to lead to the underworld


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Jamaica is paying its oil debts to Venezuela with food


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Colombia finalizes peace deal with FARC rebels, ending half-century war


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Cars, Corruption, and Climate Change Linked to Return of Horrendous Smog in Mexico City


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Colombia has issued an ultimatum to Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis to lower the price of leukemia medication imatinib by the end of the month, or lose its monopoly of the Colombian market.


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An investigation by Human Rights Ombudsman David Morales found evidence of extrajudicial executions in two incidents last year, raising fears of a return to the civil war death squads of the 1980s.


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I directed, scripted and produced two Youtube series: Las Duras con Ventura, a fake-news show and ASMR con El Bebesaurio, a weird good news show.


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Stories

  • The Mexican women who raps against femicide in the most dangerous place in Mexico City

    Mexico City, Mexico Politics, Current Affairs, Social, Cultural February 29 @ 12:00am

    Mexican MC Jezzy P is an exciting and respected voice in rap at Ecatepec, the most dangerous place for females in Mexico. But Jessica Roldán, her real name, is doing more than just music to empower women within the monster itself, she has become a leader in the community trough hip-hop culture,... Read more

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