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Natalia Garcia

Natalia Garcia

Digital Producer

Expertise: Editing engaging videos for kids

Education: Tecnologico de Monterrey, Campus San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Bicultural High School
Pennsylvania State University, State College - Bachelor of Arts, film production and women's studies
Pennsylvania State University, State College - Certificate, international studies

Favorite spot in Northeast Ohio: Sweet Lorain Antique Store


Natalia Garcia started her career in television as a production intern at WQLN in Erie, Pennsylvania. She later became a producer/director and worked on hour-long documentary specials as a producer and directed live auctions. Natalia moved to Cleveland in 2017 when she started working at Ideastream Public Media as a multiple media producer. She worked along with the arts team, “NewsDepth” team and “Sound of Ideas” team to edit and direct broadcast content. She has been the producer of “NewsDepth” since the 2022-2023 season. Natalia writes, tapes, edits and posts the weekly news program for a grade school audience.


  • Producer for “NewsDepth,” the Emmy award-winning weekly 30-minute kids news program
  • Editor for “Applause,” a weekly arts & culture program
  • Producer for “Shalom, Soldier,” a TV documentary produced by WQLN about stories of Erie’s Jewish World War II servicemen
  • #ErieOpioidProject (The Jefferson Society) – Multi-platform campaign covering personal and professional accounts related to the opioid epidemic

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