Fernando Alfonso III is a breaking news reporter for CNN and a former reporter for the Houston Chronicle. His short film "Paperboy 2018" was recently screened at Giphy Film Fest. Alfonso grew up in New York's Hudson Valley where his mom had numerous parakeets named "Tweety." 

Articles by Fernando Alfonso III


Did This Plant Evolve to Look Like a Bunch of Hummingbirds?

By Fernando Alfonso III
July 18, 2019 — A photo of a strange Australian flower has Redditors proposing all sorts of scientific hypotheses.
Birds in the News

Are Birds Actually Government-Issued Drones? So Says a New Conspiracy Theory Making Waves (and Money)

By Fernando Alfonso III
November 16, 2018 — Hatched by a 20-year-old college student, the Birds Aren’t Real movement has drawn intrigue and scorn on Instagram, Reddit, and Twitter.