Yves Colon is a lecturer in journalism at the University of Miami.
Yves is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has worked as a reporter and editor with The Miami Herald over 18 years. He has written extensively about immigration, Haitians in Miami and Haiti. Yves also has worked in development media in Haiti, where he led a USAID-funded project on civic education through community radios.
Yves is a board member of H.E.L.P, the Haitian Education Leadership Program, which sponsors 100 young Haitian high school graduates at different universities in Haiti.
Yves is married to the beautiful Melissa Moonves, a photographer and affordable housing developer. They have two sons, Jacques and Ian.