Austin Martinez is more determined than ever to change the lack of diversity at The Daily Texan, her student newsroom in Austin. And attending the NABJ-NAHJ convention has taught her that she shouldn’t be afraid to speak up.
Listen to Martinez talk about learning to advocate for her community:
Maria Ramos-Pacheco is a senior at the University of Texas at El Paso, where she will soon serve as editor-in-chief for the school’s magazine, Minero. She previously was editor-in-chief for The College Voice from Mercer County Community College, and she has also been a contributor for UTEP’s newspaper, The Prospector. Reach her at mgramospach [at] miners [dot] utep [dot] edu and on Twitter @Lupsramoss.