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.
The North American Free Trade Agreement turns 20 this year. Key leaders and observers of the pioneering trade agreement met in La Jolla on Thursday to talk about the past and future of U.S.-Mexico relations.
A judge has declared a penalty phase mistrial for two Los Palillos gang members convicted of several murders between 2004 and 2007 in San Diego.
At least two gunmen were killed and a migrant was shot in the face after attacks on groups of undocumented immigrants attempting to cross into the U.S. in a remote area west of El Centro.
There’s been a more than 500 percent increase in asylum-seekers at the U.S. border in the past five years. Experts say gang and drug-related violence in Central America likely is driving the trend, but some legislators suspect fraud.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent fatally shot a man in rugged terrain of the Otay area of southeast San Diego early Tuesday.
Residents of embattled towns in Mexico's Michoacán state are fleeing to the U.S.-Mexico border in search of asylum. But experts say their chances of getting it are slim.
The U.S. Attorney's Office announced indictments for methamphetamine and gun charges against 45 people involved with six criminal gangs in San Diego.
Ensenada’s city council voted to strike down a law that would have allowed high-density housing in parts of the valley slated currently for agriculture.
San Diego might not be the "meth capital of the country," but it's still the top entry point from Mexico for the drug.
The smuggling ring transported undocumented immigrants by plane in order to avoid Border Patrol checkpoints.