About Casey Woods
WOODS, CASEY has been the international affairs reporter for The Miami Herald since 2005. She covers south Florida's diverse Latin American immigrant groups for the newspaper's Metro section, with a focus on newer communities such as the Argentines and Brazilians. Her topics include politics, culture, and immigration, with stories ranging from a look at overcrowding in a federal immigration detention facility to a feature on the Brazilian sport of footvolley. She also writes from Latin America, recently heading to Nicaragua's Mosquito Coast to cover Hurricane Felix and to Venezuela to write about the student protests against President Hugo Chavez. Woods is a native of Little Rock, AR. She has an undergraduate degree in literature and comparative area studies from Duke University, and a master’s in journalism from Columbia University. She started her career as a freelance journalist in Chile, writing for publications including the San Francisco Chronicle, Latin Trade and Mother Jones. Her passions include travel and reading. She also enjoys dancing, and her current love is tango.
- Occupation: Staff Writer
- Organization: The Miami Herald
- Location: Miami, FL 33132 USA
- Was accepted for Dec 16-21 2007 Multimedia Training.
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Content on this site written by Casey Woods (includes contributory writing):
- Ukulele Revival
- The ukulele might be enjoying a renaissance worldwide, but at one Bay Area institution, its popularity never faded. Inside his Berkeley workshop, Michael DaSilva is cultivating a ukulele community around ...