Meet the Team

Mai Nolasco-Carranza


Mai Nolasco-Carranza is a videographer from Queens, New York. Prior to her role at Newsy, she was a freelance videographer and associate producer at the CUNY J-school's "dotNYC." She received her her Bachelor of Arts in anthropology from Hunter College and her Master of Arts in documentary and media studies from The New School.

  Recent Work

Senate Able To Avoid Impeachment Spectacle ... For Now

A worker feeds a squirrel

D.C. Nonprofit Helps Rehabilitate And Relocate Injured Animals


President Trump's Campaign To Launch Black Voter Initiative

Khalid al-Baidhani, former translator
Megan Smith / NewsyPolitics

More Than 20% Of This Year's Refugee Ceiling Is Set Aside For Iraqis

Art consultant Nina Caccioppoli O'Neil takes a photo of flowers.

Dream Jobs: Art Consultant

U.S. Ambassador to Russia nominee John Sullivan

Deputy Secretary Breaks With State Department On Yovanovitch's Firing

Newsy's Alexandra Miller with Reps. Tom Reed and Josh Gottheimer

Twitter Will Likely Miss Lawmakers' Deadline To Ban Hamas, Hezbollah

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
Getty ImagesPolitics

Can Anything Big Get Done In Congress During Impeachment?

Actor in costume
Newsy/Megan SmithU.S.

Dream Jobs: Musical Theater Actor

Detention cell
Drew Snadecki / ScrippsPolitics

ICE Getting A Colder Shoulder This Year From Cities, Counties

Republicans storm SCIF in the Capitol.
Getty ImagesU.S.

Republicans Storm SCIF, Delay Pentagon Official Testimony

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian
Getty ImagesU.S.

Tech Entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian Pushes For Paid Family Leave

Capitol Hill tour guide
Newsy/Mai Nolasco CarranzaU.S.

Dream Jobs: Capitol Tour Guide


Sen. Rand Paul Says Those Embracing Socialism Have Forgotten History

Cuban migrants attend an asylum workshop in Matamoros, Mexico.
Mai Nolasco-CarranzaPolitics

Why Thousands Of Cuban Asylum Seekers Are Stuck In Mexico

Former Ohio Governor John Kasich talks to Newsy
Mai Nolasco-Carranza/Newsy StaffPolitics

John Kasich Wants To Heal U.S. Political Divisions

Former Nasdaq CEO Bob Greifeld talks to Newsy
Mai Nolasco-Carranza/Newsy StaffPolitics

Former Nasdaq CEO Challenges Call For More Wall Street Reform

Chance Seales and bull rider Sean Willingham
Newsy / Mai Nolasco-Carranza / Matt AnzurU.S.

Dream Jobs: Bull Rider

Getty ImagesPolitics

Why The Constitution Leaves Legal Gray Area On Impeachment

Oxycodone medication
Getty ImagesBusiness

Private Equity Investment Is Soaring In Addiction Treatment Centers

Khalid al-Baidhani is a former translator for the U.S. Army
Megan Smith / NewsyPolitics

U.S. Visas For Iraqi Translators, Their Families Dropped 98% Last Year

Migrant women in Matamoros, Mexico
Mai Nolasco-CarranzaPolitics

Asylum Officers: Pregnant Migrants Kept In Mexico To Prevent US Births


Trans Rights, Justice Will Be Key Topics During Historic Town Hall

A migrant father and his son in Matamoros, Mexico
Mai Nolasco-Carranza / NewsyPolitics

The US Is Making Migrants Wait In Dangerous Mexican Towns Without Aid

President Donald Trump
Getty ImagesU.S.

President Trump Says House Investigation Is A 'Hoax'

Joseph Maguire testifies before a House committee

Maguire Tells Congress Whistleblower Matter Is 'Totally Unprecedented'

Migrants in Mexico receive legal aid from U.S. lawyers
Mai Nolasco-Carranza / NewsyPolitics

For Migrants Waiting In Mexico, Access To U.S. Lawyers Is A Rare Boon

Protesters march around D.C.

Small Turnout At D.C. Climate Protest As U.N. Climate Summit Continues

2019 Climate Strike protester in front of the White House
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Global Protesters Demand Leaders Take Action On Climate Change

Jonte Lee talking
Newsy/Matt AnzurU.S.

Dream Jobs: STEM Teacher