IRVING, Texas (NEXSTAR) — Starting this Sunday, Border Report will document the lives of people and families living, working and traveling along America’s southern border in a television and digital news series. As part of the launch of our new sister website BorderReport.com, a team of multimedia journalists will be on a border tour featuring exclusive reporting and never-before-seen coverage
The BorderReport.com Tour begins Sunday, Sept. 22 in San Diego, taking viewers on an interactive journey along the U.S.-Mexico barrier that concludes Tuesday, Oct. 1 in Brownsville, Texas. The team of award-winning journalists from Nexstar Media Group will travel approximately 1,700 miles across four states to provide original reporting.
Equipped with Nexstar’s state-of-the-art multi-camera IP vehicle, the Border Report team will be
According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, over 300,000 people were apprehended at America’s southwest border in 2018 and that number has increased this year as more people and families seek asylum in the U.S. While the complex issue of immigration continues to be hotly debated, the BorderReport.com Tour is designed to avoid politics and deliver objective stories about everyday people who live, work and travel along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Using the Twitter hashtag #BorderReport, digital viewers across 100 Nexstar websites and BorderReport.com users will be able to interact with the team of journalists in
Border Tour Journalists:
- – Julian Resendiz, El Paso correspondent for The Border Report (@JulianDFW)
- – Sandra Sanchez, South Texas correspondent for The Border Report (@SandraESanchez)
- – Anna Wiernicki, Washington Correspondent, Nexstar Media Group (@AnnaEWiernicki)