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.

Spreading Spanish culture through the drama and passion of Flamenco in New Jersey
Alborada Dance Theater, which was originally founded in 1965, has been spreading the art of flamenco in schools, senior centers, restaurants, and full stage productions to audiences of all ages.
Cuban Cigars: A piece of Cuban tradition kept alive in New Jersey for over thirty years
For over thirty years, the Jimenez family led by their matriarch Nelda Pozo-Jimenez, have carried on the famous Cuban tradition of cigar rolling in the heart of Newark, New Jersey.
Eva's Village: Bringing hope to New Jersey amidst the ongoing opioid crisis
Eva's Village, a social service nonprofit organization, is bringing hope to those struggling with poverty, homelessness, addiction and mental illness in Paterson, New Jersey.
Loquito: New Jersey's Lebanese-Inspired Taqueria combines the best of two cultures
Chef Stephen El-Hassan is challenging the culinary scene by combining the best of Lebanese and Mexican cuisine at his new restaurant, Loquito, in Hoboken, New Jersey.
New Jersey hospital leads the fight against the opioid epidemic through alternative program
St. Joseph's Health ALTO program uses non-opioid medication to treat pain and opioid addiction in the ER.