Nonny de la Peña

New Arizona Fellow

Nonny de la Peña is a Class of 2018 New Arizona Fellow. She will work on a virtual reality story that puts the audience on the U.S.-Mexico border. She is founder and CEO of Emblematic Group where she has produced groundbreaking and award winning VR content, including Hunger in Los Angeles, the first VR piece ever shown at Sundance. Her other work includes After Solitary and Greenland Melting (in partnership with PBS Frontline), We Who Remain (in partnership with the New York Times), Out Of Exile (in partnership with Sarah Ramirez' Atrevida Productions), among many others. She has received the Knight Foundation Award for Media Innovation and was named a Yale Poynter Fellow.