Julia Reynolds Martinez on Muck Rack

Julia Reynolds Martinez

Northern California
Criminal Justice Reporter — The Monterey County Herald
Covers:  Investigative reporting on California's Central Coast; the criminal justice system; feature writing
Doesn't Cover: sensational crimes, serial killers, daily news such as city and county meetings

Criminal Justice reporter at the Monterey County Herald, proud member of the Newspaper Guild, CWA

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I’m a journalist and researcher in criminal justice. I speak fluent Spanish, have lived in Mexico, and was a printmaker and graphic designer before becoming a writer and editor.

I'm a co-founder and writer for Voices of Monterey Bay, www.vomb.org.

I’m the author of “Blood In the Fields: Ten Year...

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@jreynoldsmh — 364 followers, 405 tweets

Yep, this account is inactive. But head on over to @grlreporter for my latest Tweets.
Hey I may be leaving today, but I have a big ol' Sunday story in the @MontereyHerald this weekend, so check it out! @grlreporter
Thnx for 10 beautiful (at times painful) yrs @MontereyHerald w/ awesome editor @dkellogg66 It's been a blast. Come see me at @grlreporter !
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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yep, with two fingers and lots of white-out.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

A brief summary and contact info via email.

What story are you most proud of writing or working on?

The story of an inmate who died in a prison psychiatric unit. The kind of person many might not care about, but his death led to big changes.

Investigative Reporters and Editors Award

2003 - Best Online Investigation
“South Florida’s Elusive Arms Baron,” Frontline/WORLD

Investigative Reporters and Editors Award

2006 - Tom Renner Medal for Outstanding Crime Reporting
“Nuestra Familia, Our Family,” Latino Public Broadcasting/PBS