Title: Multi-Media Journalist Employer: KPNX 12 News - Phoenix How Long: 5 years Education: Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Baylor University in Waco, Texas I am proud to be from the Navajo Nation and I grew up in Glendale, Arizona.
[if !supportLineBreakNewLine] Digital is the future of news. I believe the way we consume news will be completely different in 10 years – the days of sitting down at the TV to watch the nightly news are long gone. What got you interested in di
Title: Digital News Producer Employer: KABC-TV (ABC) How Long: Nearly three years Education: BA from CSUN Born and raised in Oxnard, CA. "Digital content has become important because social media and the internet have made people want everything instantly." What got you interested in digital content - or content storytelling as we call it? It was sort of engrained in all of the journalism students, at least that's how it appeared to me. My mentor and the lecturer for our p
My personal story fuels our origins story. It explains why I am so passionate about this project and why I believe we must invest in training programs for our youth and our communities. It is also a case study for the Power of our Story. I have been a storyteller all of my life. My reporting days began in high school in the border town of Nogales, Arizona. I joined my school newspaper and quickly realized it didn’t accurately reflect our reality as students, so I started an “
Thanks to the Asian American Journalists Association, AAJA, we have new evidence exposing a dirty little secret about the news business in this country: Newsrooms in America do not reflect the readers they serve. Ok, it's not really a secret but it might as well be given the utter lack of attention this issue gets. And it certainly doesn't get much news coverage. The report posted by AAJA, "Missed deadline: The delayed promise of newsroom diversity," details the results of a
We probably don’t know where our tomatoes come from anymore than where our bread is baked or where our chickens are raised. As consumers we stopped asking those questions long ago – not because it doesn’t matter – but probably because it became too complicated to understand. And really, as long as it was affordable, easy to get and (we hope) safe, we probably stopped caring. The same now goes for our news and information. We can plug into any one of thousands of “streams” of