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Jose Olivares

Multimedia Journalist — Freelance

Bilingual multimedia journalist. Now @npr. Mexicano. Political econ/social movements. Economía politica/moviemientos sociales. PGP:

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Jose Olivares is a multimedia bilingual journalist with local, national and international reporting experience.

Originally from Mexico City, Jose moved to the U.S. at a young age.

He is on track to finishing his dual degree in Journalism and Sociology.

Interests include: social movements, politic...

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@jlosc9 — 777 followers, 2,019 tweets

Nov 19, 2017

Mexican president @EPN sent state police to quell a protest in #Atenco 11 years ago, when governor of the State of Mexico. During the brutal act of repression, two were killed and women were sexually tortured by police. Now, 11 women are taking the case to an international court.

Nov 19, 2017

RT @NaomiAKlein: Well I really appreciate you driving traffic to it, your readers will learn a lot about the legacy of your side bac… 

Nov 17, 2017

RT @anastasiakeeley: Because of our union, we have: -Totally free health care -Guaranteed raises every year -4 months of paid parental… 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelancing for a local website, covering topics such as homelessness, poverty and gentrification.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! Not professionally as a journalist, but once in a play.

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

History books, search engines, email/phone calls, FOIA/public record request templates, Word, Adobe Suite, PGP, coffee, cigarettes