Vanessa de la Torre


Vanessa de la Torre has been a reporter for 11 years at the Hartford Courant, where her recent coverage has focused on Hartford schools. Before arriving in Connecticut, she had written for the St. Petersburg Times in Florida, the Washington Post and the Imperial Valley Press in her native El Centro, Calif., a desert town near the U.S.-Mexico border. Vanessa graduated from Princeton University and received her master's degree from Stanford University's journalism program.