Grants, fellowships and awards

Pulitzer Center grant for a journalism project called Death Traps of Havana. Invited Flagler College graduate Katherine Lewin to travel to Cuba to assist with the reporting. USA Today and the Tampa Bay Times published stories from the project, 2018 Pulitzer Center grant for a project called Bolivian Youth: In Harm’s Way. USA Today, NBC … Read more


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

Past positions

Metropolitan Editor, Houston Chronicle. Supervised a staff of 51 at 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. December 2006 to August 2007. Mexico/Border Editor, the Houston Chronicle. Spearheaded coverage of Mexico and the U.S.-Mexico border … Read more

About Me

Tracey Eaton is an award-winning journalist and visual storyteller. 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 Afghanistan … Read more