Reporter Raymon Troncoso joined WJCT News in June of 2021 after concluding his fellowship with Report For America, where he was embedded with Capitol News Illinois covering Illinois state government with a focus on policy and equity.
Before that, while he was a University of Florida student, Raymon worked at WUFT News in Gainesville, where he hosted the local Morning Edition and won a Florida Associated Press award for Best Radio Newscast.
His bylines include the Chicago Sun-Times, (Ill.) State Journal-Register, NPR Illinois, (Chicago) Daily Herald and Belleville (Ill.) News-Democrat, among others.
Raymon was born in Hialeah and grew up in Miramar, Florida. He has bachelor’s degrees in political science and telecommunication news.
When he’s not reporting, he enjoys exploring nature, playing video games and coaching wrestling at local high schools and youth clubs.