Monica Campbell

Senior Editor/Reporter

The World

Monica Campbell is The World's senior immigration editor and reporter. She has reported for The World from Mexico, Cuba, Portugal and Afghanistan, as well as California.

Monica Campbell is a senior editor/reporter at The World, focusing on immigration and immigrant life in the United States. She works with a network of journalists based throughout the country and elsewhere in the world to uncover how shifting US demographics are changing everything from culture to politics.

Before joining The World, Campbell reported internationally from Latin America and the Caribbean from 2003 to 2009 and then again from 2015 to 2017. She has also reported Europe and Afghanistan. From her base in Mexico City, Campbell’s stories ranged from indigenous education along Nicaragua’s Mosquito Coast and the investigation of civil war crimes in Guatemala to Mexico’s rising drug cartel-related violence and dissident poets in Cuba.

She also served as the Mexico representative for the Committee to Protect Journalists and is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

In 2010, she was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.  

Campbell has a master’s degree in Latin American Studies from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from San Jose State University.

She is based in the San Francisco Bay Area.