Miguel Amaya
Miguel Amaya is a community journalist for ABC7NY, covering stories in New Jersey.

Miguel came to Channel 7 from CNN in Washington, D.C., where he was a desk assistant and produced The Daily DC podcast. Prior to that, Miguel was a Video Journalist Fellow at BBC, where he traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border and reported on immigration stories.

Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Miguel graduated from the University of Miami with a bachelor's degree in Political Science and a master's degree in International Administration. Miguel later graduated from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism.

Miguel's Stories
NJ artist showcases her Latinx culture through art
Shawnick Rodriguez, the creator and artist behind Art by Sir, is showcasing her vibrant Latinx culture through her art and handmade creations.
Apple picking will look a little different this year
Demarest Farms, in Hillsdale, New Jersey, is adjusting its popular apple picking season to adjust to the pandemic.
ESL students brace for the challenges of remote learning
The challenges of remote learning can be daunting for students who speak English as a second language, as every minute spent away from the classroom is a minute lost from their much-needed language immersion.
Spinal cord injury patients rehabilitate virtually amid global pandemic
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation has adapted its services using technology to maintain their spinal cord injury education program for their spinal cord injury patients.
Healing through the therapeutic power of horse therapy
Pony Power Therapies uses the power of horse therapy to enhance the physical and emotional well-being of children and adults with special needs.
Spinal cord patients rise above their injury at this gym!
Push to Walk has been redefining the possibilities for individuals living with spinal cord injuries and paralysis since 2007.
LGBTQ-centered healthcare program launches in New Jersey
The PROUD Gender Center of New Jersey, the first of its kind in the state, will offer a broad range of services designed to meet the healthcare needs of the LGBTQ+ community.
The Dominican Chimi: A taste of D.R.'s famous street burger in Brooklyn
The chimichurri burger, also known as the "Chimi Dominicano," is a traditional Dominican Republic street dish famous for its savory special sauce. And Puerto Viejo in Brooklyn makes a mean version of it.