Sebastián Martínez Valdivia

Sebastián Martínez Valdivia

Sebastián Martínez Valdivia

Content Producer

Originally from Columbia, Missouri, Sebastián has spent most of his life, and his career as a journalist, obsessed with the natural world. The bulk of his work has focused on the environment, but he maintains a wide range of interests, including politics, music and technology, among others. When he's not at work he can usually be found gardening, or making music, or trying to get people to care about native plants.

Recent Work
A person works in an auto plant

Low Unemployment Numbers Help Push Wages Up

A vigil is held in Pittsburgh for victims of Saturday's shooting

11 Dead, 6 Wounded In Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

A protester holds a Brazilian flag

Far-Right Candidate Bolsonaro Wins Brazilian Presidential Election

St. Peter's Square

Catholic Bishops Call For Greater Involvement Of Women In The Church


Thousands In Rome Protest Lagging City Maintenance, Mayor

Turkey flag in front of Istanbul skyline

Russia, Turkey, European Leaders Meet In Istanbul For Syria Summit

Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump

Putin Invited To Visit Washington Early Next Year

Enrique Peña Nieto

Mexican President Offers Caravan Incentives To Seek Asylum There

A suspicious package, photo by FBI

Suspect Arrested In Pipe Bomb Mailings Publicly Identified

Salah Khashoggi meets Mohammed bin Salman

Jamal Khashoggi's Son Allowed To Leave Saudi Arabia For US

Flu vaccine

Lowest Flu Vaccination Rate In Years May Have Contributed To Deaths

Vladimir Putin

Putin Warns European Countries Not To Host US Nukes

Mohammed bin Salman and Donald Trump

Saudis Call Khashoggi's Death A 'Mistake,' As Turkey Speaks Out

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin

Trump Announces US Will Leave Nuclear Treaty With Russia

People rally for Macedonia

Greek Prime Minister Welcomes Macedonia Name-Change Vote

Afghanistan flag

Afghans Head To The Polls, Despite Taliban Attacks

A poster of Jamal Khashoggi

Saudis Say Jamal Khashoggi Is Dead, But Their Story Draws Skepticism

American and Korean fighter jets

US and South Korea Scrap Military Exercise For Diplomatic Reasons

Ryan Zinke

Internal Investigation Finds Interior Secretary Violated Travel Policy

American flag flies over the U.S. consulate in Jerusalem

U.S. Merges Consulate For Palestinians Into Israel Embassy

Parishioners at a Pennsylvania Catholic church

DOJ Opens Investigation Into Pennsylvania Clergy Abuse Allegations

Mike Pompeo and King Salman

After Talks Over Khashoggi Case, Pompeo Emphasizes US-Saudi Alliance

U.S. Treasury Department

U.S. Treasury Employee Arrested For Alleged Manafort Leaks

Prime Minister Theresa May

Northern Irish Border Looms Large Over Upcoming Brexit Talks

Protesters in Berlin

Hundreds Of Thousands Of Germans Protest Far-Right Movement

Homes destroyed by Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael Death Toll Continues To Rise

Andrew Brunson

Freed American Pastor Meets With President Trump

People take the oath of allegiance

Survey Says Most Americans Would Fail Citizenship Test

A wall prototype at the border

House Majority Leader Puts Forward $25B Bill To Fund Border Wall

People protest family separation policy

Trump Administration Looking At New Family Separation Policy