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.

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?