Coral del Mar Murphy-Marcos

Communications GSR

Program Area


Coral Murphy Marcos is a journalist from Manatí, Puerto Rico. She will complete her M.A. in Journalism at U.C. Berkeley in 2024.

Murphy Marcos completed a year-long stint as the David Carr business fellow at the New York Times in 2022. She dug into tax incentives in Puerto Rico that were leading to gentrification, reported on the struggles of delivery workers in New York, and investigated the effects of inflation on American consumers.

She has reported on business for USA TODAY, breaking news for The Guardian, and music for National Public Radio. For the Center for Investigative Journalism in Puerto Rico, she wrote about the disproportionate effects of the pandemic for Puerto Ricans. The project was featured in The City and Latino USA.