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Elaine Ayala

San Antonio, Texas
Reporter, Blogger and Columnist — San Antonio Express-News
Covers:  minority groups, latino groups, lgbt topics, demography
Doesn't Cover: fashion

Reporter/columnist for the San Antonio Express-News, expressnews.com; Latino Life blogger for MySanAntonio.com

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Elaine Ayala has worked at six metropolitan dailies, including The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, The Arizona Daily Star, the Austin American-Statesman and the San Antonio Express-News. She has worked as an editorial writer, editorial page editor, features editor, features writer and news writer. She ...

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@ElaineAyala — 4,758 followers, 8,974 tweets

Nov 21, 2017

RT @shannoncoulter: Kellyanne Conway once said that "anyone in public office who has mistreated women should 'step aside,'" but apparen…

Nov 19, 2017

RT @spectatorindex: Quality of education, 2017. 1. Switzerland 2. Singapore 3. Finland 5. US 16. Germany 20. UK 26. France 31. Japan…

Nov 12, 2017

RT @RWPUSA: He has the right to remain silent and the right to an attorney. He does not have the right to a seat in the Senate.  https://twitter.com/WalshFreedom/status/929756201834950662 

Nov 12, 2017

RT @DavidFloresKENS: As I exhale on a quiet, lazy Sunday after a busy week, I want to congratulate Memorial football coach Kemmie Lewis…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first real job was at the Corpus Christi Caller-Times.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! I did my sample news story for the Caller-Times on a typewriter but worked on a computer. They still had glue pots on desks, though.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

I can't live without email, Google, Twitter and Facebook but still take notes the old-fashioned way with pen and paper.