Writer & Journalist | ✏️ @nprcodeswitch @catapultstory @nbcasianamerica | Former boss lady @hyphenmagazine | Native Texan in California | Misses Tex-Mex

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I write and produce stories for print, digital, and radio. As a journalist, I cover arts and culture, communities of color, immigration, and criminal justice. My work has appeared in NPR, NBC News, and Village Voice Media newspapers. I also write essays and creative nonfiction.

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Jun 22, 2017

A neighborhood mourns Big Mike, one of the victims of the San Francisco shooting at UPS.  http://bit.ly/2sWI3J1 

Jun 22, 2017

These amazing people. @vonacommunity faculty after their reading tonight which made my heart explode again and again. #VONA2017 https://t.co/qvmrFhT38M

Jun 22, 2017

Heart wrenching. Siblings stayed inside burning Grenfell Tower w elderly parents rather than let them die alone.  http://bit.ly/2svRePY 

Jun 22, 2017

RT @igorvolsky: Crowd getting bigger at DCA airport as more folks are coming down to confront senators fleeing home over health care  https://www.pscp.tv/w/bBrbszQxNDg1MjN8MU1ZR05Ba2xNakxLd5XimWu01cWrSr4wdtwxF7y-dKKMWpszpnTQULa0usTP 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Features desk intern at the Austin American-Statesman

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. I own one and TSA looked at me funny when I put it through the X-Ray machine.

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?