ERIN SIEGAL MCINTYRE is an investigative journalist and author. Her award-winning book “Finding Fernanda” (Beacon Press 2012) was the basis for an hour-long CBS special investigation that won a 2015 News Emmy. The Overseas Press Club of America honored Finding Fernanda with a Robert Spiers Benjamin Award citation for best reporting in any medium on Latin America. Siegal McIntyre’s work has appeared in the New Yorker, the Atlantic, the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Latino USA, Playboy, and various other outlets. She has also worked as an on-camera investigative reporter and producer for Univision Documentales.
Siegal McIntyre is currently a Senior Fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, and was a 2012-2013 Soros Media Justice Fellow reporting on aggravated felony deportations. She has spoken at various conferences, including the Logan Symposium in Investigative Reporting at UC Berkeley, and is a past board member and Diversity Committee co-chair for the nonprofit Journalism and Women Symposium (JAWS). Siegal McIntyre holds a Masters degree in Journalism from Columbia University in New York, where she was a 2008-2009 Fellow at the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism.
When she’s not eating tacos or working, she can be found along the border at Rancho Los Amigos, riding horses and smoking cigars with her favorite vaqueros.