Tracey Eaton

Palm Coast , Florida , United States


Tracey Eaton has been a journalist and photographer since 1983. He was the Dallas Morning News bureau chief in Cuba from 2000 to early 2005. Before that, he headed the paper’s Mexico City bureau.
He travels to Havana regularly. In 2008, he created a Cuba blog called Along the Malecón, and in 2010 he founded an investigative journalism website called the Cuba Money Project.
In 2010 and again in 2011, Eaton received a Pulitzer Center grant to support his reporting in Cuba.
In August 2012, Eaton published a 181-page book called “Cuban Thunder: Harley-Davidson in Cuba.” The multimedia book was designed for iPad and contains more than 1,150 photos.
Eaton, a former Fulbright scholar, has been a staff writer at seven daily newspapers, including the Miami Herald. He was metropolitan editor at the Houston Chronicle before moving to Florida.
Eaton is a member of Investigative Reporters & Editors and the National Press Photographers Association.
Since 2010, he has written freelance articles for the Florida Center for Investigative Journalism, USA Today, Junior Scholastic, CubaNews, Madrid-based Cubaencuentro and other publications.
Eaton has conducted journalism workshops in Guatemala, Bolivia and Nicaragua, and has been an invited speaker at conferences in Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica and Cuba.
He is fluent in written and spoken Spanish.
To contact Eaton for speaking engagements or story assignments, please email him at

Production Skills & Specialities

Documentary, Video Production, Backpack Journalism, Spot News, Multimedia Production, Still Photography

Contact Information

Phone: 3862832902

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