Dax Tejera is senior coordinating producer for Fusion, where he is working to develop the network's primetime programming, including Jorge Ramos's flagship hour that will feature a mix of newsmaking interviews, field reporting, and insightful commentary and analysis on the issues that matter most to millennials.
Prior to joining Fusion he worked at msnbc, launching both “NOW with Alex Wagner” and “Jansing & Co.” Tejera was also the network’s primary breaking news producer, coordinating msnbc’s field coverage of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, the Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooting, and the shooting of Fmr. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson, Arizona. Other specials included coverage of Hurricane Sandy, the death of Osama bin Laden, the 2012 Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary, the final space shuttle launch, various presidential debates and the state of the union.
Before joining msnbc, Tejera worked at NBC News in New York and Los Angeles. His coverage of the 2008 presidential election, the Olympic Games in Beijing, the global financial crisis, numerous natural disasters, and the deaths of Michael Jackson and Sen. Edward M. Kennedy were featured on “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams,” “TODAY,” "Dateline NBC" and msnbc.com. Tejera joined the network as an NBC News Associate after graduating from cum laude from Dartmouth College. He resides in New York City.