Vanessa Rancaño covers housing for KQED. She previously covered education for the station and reported from the Central Valley. Her work has appeared on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Marketplace, Here & Now, Latino USA and Snap Judgment. She's received a national award from the Association of Alternative Newsmedia and shared in national and regional RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Awards. Vanessa grew up in California's Central Valley. She's a former NPR Kroc Fellow, and a graduate of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.