Meet adi guajardo, experienced news reporter

TRIGGER WARNING: THIS EPISODE OPENLY DISCUSSES THEMES AND SITUATIONS OF SUICIDE AND SUICIDAL IDEATION, AND SOME PEOPLE MIGHT FIND IT DISTURBING AND/OR NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN OF YOUNG AGES. IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS SUICIDAL, PLEASE, CONTACT YOUR PHYSICIAN, GO TO YOUR LOCAL ER, OR CALL THE SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE IN YOUR COUNTRY.

ADI IS AN EXPERIENCED NEWS REPORTER WITH A DEMONSTRATED HISTORY OF WORKING IN THE BROADCAST MEDIA INDUSTRY. ACCORDING TO HER LINKEDIN, SHE’S SKILLED IN PHOTOGRAPHY, EVENT MANAGEMENT, EDITING, PUBLIC SPEAKING, AND JOURNALISM. ACCORDING TO REAL LIFE, SHE’S THIS AND SO MUCH MORE- AN ADRENALINE AND ADVENTURE JUNKIE, A FELLOW LOVER OF WORLD TRAVEL, A STUDENT OF LIFE, AND A DEEPLY CARING AND EXTREMELY FUN INDIVIDUAL TO KNOW AND LOVE.

PLEASE LISTEN AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND REFER TO OUR SHOW NOTES FOR RESOURCES.

in this episode:

[01:48] WHO IS ADI GUAJARDO.

[03:17] A YOUNG ADI GROWING UP AS THE ODDBALL IN A MEXICAN HOUSEHOLD.

[05:46] WHERE DID ADI GROW UP?

[06:53] ADI TALKS ABOUT HER SIBLINGS.

[07:56] BEING THE QUIET KID IN SCHOOL.

[12:27] WHAT PIQUED ADI’S INTEREST IN THE NEWS BROADCASTING WORLD?

[15:52] HOW ADI SET HER SIGHTS ON BEING A NEWSCASTER FOR HER FUTURE.

[22:53] ADI SPEAKS ABOUT THE IMPACT OF LOSING HER FATHER.

[26:07] WHAT WERE THE THINGS THAT HELPED GUIDE ADI BACK TOWARD THE DIRECTION OF HER FUTURE?

[29:20] ADI’S FIRST JOB THAT LANDED HER FUTURE AS A NEWSCASTER.

[31:38] WHAT KEEPS ADI RELENTLESSLY GOING?

[40:01] WHAT’S IT’S BEEN LIKE FOR ADI TO BE A LATINA AMERICAN REPORTER?

[49:24] UNDERSTANDING WHAT’S A RELIABLE NEWS SOURCE AND WHAT IS NOT A RELIABLE NEWS SOURCE.

[49:24] UNDERSTANDING WHAT’S A RELIABLE NEWS SOURCE AND WHAT IS NOT A RELIABLE NEWS SOURCE.

[53:09] FAST FIVE QUESTIONS.

[57:01] THE ONE QUALITY THAT ADI HAD AS A YOUNG WOMAN OR CHILD THAT SHE DIDN’T TAKE PRIDE IN THEN, BUT THAT IS AN ESSENTIAL PART OF WHO SHE IS NOW.

about Adi Guajardo

ADI GUAJARDO IS AN EXPERIENCED NEWS REPORTER WITH A DEMONSTRATED HISTORY OF WORKING IN THE BROADCAST MEDIA INDUSTRY. ADI IS SKILLED IN PHOTOGRAPHY, EVENT MANAGEMENT, EDITING, PUBLIC SPEAKING, AND JOURNALISM. SHE IS ALSO A STRONG MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION PROFESSIONAL WITH A BACHELOR’S DEGREE FOCUSED IN BROADCAST JOURNALISM FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE.

TODAY ADI IS PHOENIX-BASED AND JOINED SCRIPPS NEWS AS A NATIONAL CORRESPONDENT IN OCTOBER 2020. SHE COVERS IMMIGRATION ON THE ARIZONA BORDER AND GENERAL NEWS ACROSS THE STATE.

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IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS SUICIDAL, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR PHYSICIAN, GO TO YOUR LOCAL ER, OR CALL THE SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE IN YOUR COUNTRY.

FOR THE UNITED STATES, THE NUMBERS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

THE NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE AT 800-273-TALK (8255), OR MESSAGE THE CRISIS TEXT LINE AT 741741.

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