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McNelly Torres

WTVJ - NBC6 South Florida
Investigative Producer

Mc Nelly Torres is an award-winning journalist based in South Florida. In 2010, Torres co-founded Florida Center for Investigative Reporting, the first bilingual investigative nonprofit. Previously, she was a consumer watchdog for the Sun-Sentinel where her stories won state, regional and national awards. She covered education the San Antonio Express-News in Texas where her work contributed to the conviction of a school building architect. At the Morning News in South Carolina, she garnered local and state awards for her investigative work on the state's hog farm permit filing process. Torres became the first Latina to be elected and served as a board member for the Investigative Reporters and Editors organization. She was also the first Latina to serve on the Florida News Editors Board. Torres investigative work has led her to win numerous local, regional and national awards including an Emmy.

She can be contacted at torres.mcnelly@gmail.com or @WatchdogDiva.