Jalpan Nanavati
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News Reporter, Phoenix

Jalpan Nanavati is an undergraduate student from India majoring in journalism and mass communications with a minor in film and media production. He was a journalist for Cronkite News in summer 2020, and he’s returning as a broadcast reporter in summer 2021. He has produced and directed short films and a full-length documentary.

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Black-footed ferret on the way back, but hurdles remain, experts say

WASHINGTON - Federal officials want to greatly expand habitats for black-footed ferrets in Arizona and possibly into neighboring states, but the endangered animal, once thought extinct, still faces several hurdles, experts say.


First lady urges COVID vaccinations as delta variant surfaces in Arizona

PHOENIX – First Lady Jill Biden and Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff stress the importance of community protection from COVID-19 as health officials express confidence that wider immunizations will keep the delta variant from running wild.


Legal challenges to border wall continue – and so does construction

PHOENIX – The border wall construction continues despite multiple legal challenges from conservation groups who claim biodiversity is being altered and environmental laws ignored to fast-track construction.


Immigration advocates criticize Trump’s new visa restrictions

PHOENIX – President Trump extended a freeze on green cards for new immigrants and signed an executive order to suspend new H-1B, L-1, J and other temporary work visas for skilled workers, managers and au pairs through the end of the year.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Navajo Nation cancels July 4 celebrations, ends weekend curfew

PHOENIX – Arizona’s number of positive cases continues to grow, schools scramble to prepare for the coming year and other stories from around the Grand Canyon State.


Phoenix officials issue warning to protesters: Officers will not tolerate criminal activity

PHOENIX – Phoenix officials on Saturday braced for another night of protests and said they would continue to allow for peaceful demonstration. However, officers will take action if demonstrations turn criminal.