435 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL
Alejandra Cancino
Business Reporter
My Role

Alejandra Cancino covers manufacturing for the Chicago Tribune. She’s written about manufacturing workers and their struggles, including a 3 1/2 month strike in Joliet against Caterpillar, and a state incentive program that has provided companies with millions of dollars in tax breaks. Her stories led to an increase in the transparency of the program.

My Biography

Cancino, who was born in Guatemala and raised in Chile and Miami, is a University of Florida graduate. She also has worked as a multimedia reporter and a Web producer for a Spanish-language newspaper.

During her free time, Cancino drinks Midwestern craft beers and explores the city on her Redline bicycle.
My Interests

Isabel Allende books, Chicago life, jazz.