Natalie Gonzalez RodriguezCo-host, Port of Entry
Natalie Gonzalez is the co-host of ‘’Port of Entry” — a KPBS podcast. The podcast covers stories about cross-border people whose lives have been shaped by Tijuana and San Diego. Natalie has been working in news as an automated production control for NBC7 and Telemundo 20 for the past three years. She studied at Universidad Iberoamericana in Tijuana where she graduated from Communications and Media School. She is passionate about art and theater.
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Labadee: Un Nuevo Hogar en la Frontera.El 12 de enero del 2010 un terremoto devastador azotó Haití provocando que millares de sus ciudadanos dejaran sus hogares para buscar un mejor futuro en otras partes del mundo. Elena y Petiane son dos refugiadas Haitianas que salieron de su país de origen para encontrar trabajo en América del Sur. Eventualmente llegaron a Tijuana ya que tenían como objetivo cruzar a EE. UU. Sin embargo, después de un giro en sus vidas, decidieron hacer de Tijuana su nuevo hogar.@portofentrypod*********Port of Entry está de regreso ¡Ahora con contenido en español!Después de una larga pausa, estamos muy emocionados de compartir con ustedes historias nuevas sobre nuevos migrantes que han hecho de Tijuana y la Baja su nuevo hogar y el impacto que han tenido en el paisaje culinario.Acompaña a nuestros anfitriones Natali y Alan en sus entrevistas con estos increíbles personajes que comparten sus fascinantes historias y las de sus familias.Si te gusto el episodio, comparte con quien tú quieras, ¡déjanos un like y tú comentario en nuestras redes!@portofentrypod***********Encuentranos en Facebook y en Instagramwww.facebook.com/portofentrypodcastwww.instagram.com/portofentrypodPuedes apoyar nuestro podcast en www.kpbs.org/donate, escribe en la sección de regalos (gift section) “Port of Entry” y como agradecimiento te mandaremos un regalito de parte del programa.Si tu empresa u organización sin fines de lucro desea patrocinar nuestro podcast, envía un correo a firstname.lastname@example.orgNos encantaría recibir tu retroalimentación, envíanos un mensaje al 619-500-3197 o un correo a email@example.com con tus comentarios y/o preguntas sobre nuestro show.‘’Port of Entry’’ es escrito, producido y dirigido por Julio C. Ortiz FrancoLuca Vega es el Productor Técnico y Diseñador SonoroAlisa Barba es nuestra editora.Los episodios son traducidos y adaptados por Julio C. Ortiz Franco y Natalie González.Elma Gonzalez y M.G. Perez son nuestros editores en EspañolLisa Morissette-Zapp es la Directora de Programación de Audio y Operaciones.John Decker es el Director de Desarrollo de Contenido.This program is made possible, in part, by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.
In January 12, 2010 a devastating earthquake hit Haiti that caused a massive exodus of Haitian nationals to look for a better future in other parts of the world. Elena and Petiane are two Haitian refugees who left their home country for South America to find work. They eventually made it to Tijuana as they set their sights on getting to the US, but after a turn of events they decided to make Tijuana their new home.@portofentrypod**************Port of Entry is back after a long hiatus and is excited to share a whole new set of stories with you, this time centered around food and migration.This season we share several stories about how food has changed cities in the borderlands, including episodes on folks who have made Valle de Guadalupe, the famous wine region of northern Baja, their home.Follow hosts Natali Gonzalez and Alan Lilienthal as they sit down with these fascinating people and share their personal and family stories. Listen in and join us!If you like this episode, show us some love @portofentrypod**************From KPBS and PRX, “Port of Entry” tells cross-border stories that connect us. More stories at www.portofentrypod.orgFind us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/portofentrypodcastFind us on Instagramor at www.instagram.com/portofentrypodSupport our show at www.kpbs.org/donate. Search “Port of Entry” in the gifts section to get our sling bag as a thank-you gift.If your business or nonprofit wants to sponsor our show, email firstname.lastname@example.org.Feedback is a gift. Text or call the "Port of Entry" team at 619-500-3197 anytime with questions or comments about the show. Email us at email@example.com.“Port of Entry'' is written, produced and directed by Julio C. Ortiz Franco. Luca Vega is our Technical Producer and Sound Designer.Alisa Barba is our editor.Episodes are translated by Julio C. Ortiz Franco and Natali Gonzales.Elma Gonzalez and M.G. Perez are our Spanish Editors.Lisa Morrisette-Zapp is Director of Audio Programming and Operations and John Decker is the Director of Content Development.This program is made possible, in part, by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.
Hola Amigos! We are back after a long hiatus ready and super excited to share a whole new set of stories with you. This March 15 we kick off Season 4! And this season we will be showcasing stories of newcomers to the borderlands who have impacted the culinary Landscape of Baja.We also have two important announcements we want to share with you: New team members join the Port of Entry family: Julio C. Ortiz Franco will be our new Producer/Editor and Luca Vega will take over as Technical Producer/Sound Designer. Season 4 will be featuring Episodes in Spanish. Eso! We hope you enjoy what we have in store for you, so don't forget to tune in on March 15 through your favorite platforms. Nos vemos pronto!
In this episode we profile a bilingual theater experience called The Frontera Project. It is a company of Mexican and US artists that use theater, music, movement and play to actively engage the audience in conversation about life along the US/Mexico Border. Their mission is to encourage audiences to recognize each other across differences and to spark a dialogue about what divides us and what we share. Port of Entry is back, this time with a series of stories on how the border can change minds.
Thousands of people cross the U.S.-Mexico border every year to take a psychedelic known as ibogaine. But this isn’t for pleasure, this drug spins most people into a terrifying psychotic trip…but it’s a trip that may help some kick opiate addiction. We follow one man with an addiction issue as he takes this trip, and meet others that are trying to overcome their own drug habits.Port of Entry is back, this time with a series of stories on how the border can change minds.
Cannabis advocates in Tijuana work with the legalized scene in California and get themselves ready for a future where adult-use cannabis is finally legal in Mexico. Not only are they working to get the laws changed in Mexico, they also have to find ways to change the perception of cannabis at the border, which has long been associated with Mexican drug cartels.Port of Entry is back, this time with a series of stories on how the border can change minds.
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