International Communication Association Panelist, Communication Interventions in Fostering Democratic Societies: Countries in Transition San Diego, California May 29, 2017 Florida International University Invited Speaker, Capstone Journalism Class about Cuba Miami, Florida March 22, 2016 Hacks/Hackers Miami Participant, Miami Media Party, a workshop on digital innovation in U.S. and Latin American media Florida International University Miami,
Green Eyeshade Awards First place, politics reporting, for investigation of waste and abuse in federal government programs aimed at assisting Cuban immigrants, 2016. See Easy Money: U.S. Welfare Flows to Cuba. Investigative Reporters & Editors Finalist for Tom Renner Award, which recognizes outstanding watchdog reporting, for investigation into Cuban organized crime, 2016. See Plundering America: The Cuban Criminal Pipeline.
Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa. Master’s degree, Journalism May 1983 Rutgers College, New Brunswick, N.J. Bachelor’s degree, Political Science/Spanish May 1981 Junior Year Abroad in Mexico National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City 1979-80 Back to About Me
Metropolitan Editor, Houston Chronicle December 2006 to August 2007 Houston, Texas Supervised a staff of 51 at the Houston Chronicle, the ninth-largest newspaper in the United States. The paper, founded in 1901, had a daily circulation of more than 500,000 and a Sunday circulation of nearly 700,000. Duties included: • Managing 10 editors and 41
Tracey Eaton is an award-winning writer, producer and multimedia journalist. He has worked throughout Latin America and is a former Fulbright scholar in Ecuador. Eaton headed Dallas Morning News bureaus in Mexico and Cuba from 1994 to 2005. He investigated corruption and organized crime in Mexico and along the U.S.-Mexico border, and covered the fighting in