Jill Replogle is a Fronteras reporter in San Diego. She has been a journalist for more than 10 years, reporting from Central America, Mexico, and California.
She has produced radio and video features for PRI's The World, KALW (San Francisco), Current TV, and the Video Journalism Movement. Her print stories have been published in The Miami Herald, Time.com, The Christian Science Monitor and the San Francisco Chronicle, as well as in Guatemalan newspapers SigloXXI, ElPeriodico and Inforpress Centroamericana.
Jill has a bachelor's degree in geography from the University of Colorado Boulder and a master's degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley. She's covered everything from local and international politics, to crime and drug violence, to environmental and public health issues.
When she's not on the job, you might find her biking, scrambling up a rock somewhere, or otherwise exploring the outdoors.
A report on the state of the U.S.-Mexico border calls for more strategic efforts to improve border security, and more emphasis on making trade and travel more efficient.
The union representing officers who process immigration applications declared its opposition Monday to the Senate immigration reform bill.
The San Diego-Tijuana region will soon have its first binational youth orchestra. Heightened border security and concerns about violence in Mexico can complicate such initiatives, but organizers say it’s worth the effort.
Former Guatemalan strongman Efraín Ríos Montt was convicted of genocide on May 10 by a national court. Some say the decision will sow more division in the country. I think it will do the opposite.
A group of San Diego students joins the cooking show craze, learning nutrition, cooking and video production skills while capitalizing on the culinary richness of one of the nation's most diverse neighborhoods.
A federal judge has ordered the government to release a video used as evidence in the case of a San Diego-area Border Patrol agent accused of kneeing and choking a detained border crosser.
A Pew Hispanic Center analysis found 69 percent of Latino high school graduates went on to college last year, compared to 67 percent of whites.
Mexican authorities say smugglers abandon hundreds of migrants at sea as they attempt to sneak into the U.S. by boat along the Pacific coast.
A federal judge ruled in a class action lawsuit that immigration detainees with mental illnesses have a right to legal counsel and a speedy bond hearing.
The major immigration reform bill introduced last week by a bipartisan group of senators would earmark $6.5 billion to beef up border security. And it specifically calls for more drones to keep a watch on the southern border. But the border drones have yet to prove their worth.