Vanessa Flores

Vanessa Flores

Class of 2023

Vanessa Flores is a video journalist and graduate student at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism. At UC Berkeley, Vanessa’s reporting has varied from extremism, police misconduct, education, and immigration. Through her work, she hopes to elevate the different experiences of the communities she serves.


  • Humboldt State University — BA in Journalism, 2020


  • KQED, Data Researcher

  • Open Vallejo, Investigative Intern

  • Latinx Research Center at UC Berkeley, Research Assistant


  • Dean’s Merit Fellowship, 2021-2022

  • Graduate Opportunity Program Fellowship, 2020-2021