Photo/video journalist and producer born in Venezuela (1985), grew up in the US, based in Texas.

Multimedia producer at NPR affiliates KUT News/KUTX Music. Other select clients/publications include NPR, The New York Times, Time, Rolling Stone, Smithsonian Institution, PBS and The Texas Tribune.

 

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Awards/Recognitions:

2020

“What’s At Stake” – KUT News (video journalism, photojournalism)

  • National Press Photographers Association Best of Photojournalism – Winner, 2020 Election Online Visual Presentation

“Ofrenda: A Decimation of People, A Celebration of Life” – Texas Standard (photojournalism)

  • Public Media Journalists Association – 2nd Place (team), Division A Multi-Media Presentation

2019

“Five Days to Vacate” – KUT News (photojournalism)

  • Online Journalism Awards – Finalist (team), Small Newsroom Feature

“Held Back” – KUT News (photojournalism and video journalism)

  • Headliners Foundation – Winner (team), Overall Excellence Across A.P. Organizations for Best Online Package

2018

“Beyond the Wall” – The Texas Tribune (video journalism and photojournalism)

  • National Murrow Awards – Winner (team), Small Digital News Organization Best News Documentary
  • Regional Murrow Awards – Winner (team), Small Digital News Organization Excellence in Video
  • Regional Murrow Awards – Winner (team), Small Digital News Organization Documentary

“Sold Out” – The Texas Tribune (photojournalism)

  • Society of Professional Journalists – Winner (team), Non-Deadline Reporting

KUT News (photojournalism, video journalism, 360-degree VR)

  • National Murrow Awards – Winner (team), Large Market Radio Website

"Austin Serial Bombings" – KUT News (photojournalism)

  • Online Journalism Awards – Winner (team), Small Newsroom Breaking News

2017

“Bordering on Insecurity” – The Texas Tribune (video journalism and photojournalism)

  • National Murrow Awards – Winner (team), Small Digital News Organization Continuing Coverage
  • Regional Murrow Awards – Winner (team), Small Digital News Organization Continuing Coverage

“Hurricane Harvey” – KUT News (photojournalism)

  • Texas Associated Press Broadcasters – Winner (team), Radio I Continuing Coverage

“Help Wanted/Get Out” – Texas Standard (photojournalism and video journalism)

  • Texas Associated Press Broadcasters – Winner (team), Radio I Series

2016

“God and Governing” – The Texas Tribune (video journalism and video editing)

  • National Murrow Awards – Winner (team), Small Online News Organization Best Video News Series
  • Regional Murrow Awards – Winner (team), Small Online News Organization Video News Documentary
  • Regional Murrow Awards – Winner (team), Small Online News Organization Video News Series

“Road to Zero” – KUT News (photojournalism)

  • Public Media Journalists Association – 2nd Place (team), Division AA Best Multi-Media Presentation
  • Texas Associated Press Broadcasters – 2nd Place (team), Online/Special Content

2013

Photographer's Forum 33rd Annual College & High School Photography Contest – Finalist

Benson Latin American Collection – Teresa Lozano Long Inst. of Latin American Studies Photography Contest – Winner

 

Activities:

National Press Photographers Association, Member

National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Member

Photo Fantastico Contest in Austin, TX – Judge, May 2020

Austin Community College Department of Professional Photography – Guest Speaker, Apr. 2020

Photo Fantastico Contest in Austin, TX – Participant, Apr. 2019

ATX Squared Community Photo Project in Austin, TX – Participant, Sep. 2018

The Art Institute of Austin Digital Photography School – Guest Speaker, Aug. 2017

Voces Oral History Workshop in Austin, TX – Presenter, Video Interviewing, Sep. 2016

Magnum Photos Workshop in Austin, TX – Assistant to Magnum Photographer Constantine Manos, Dec. 2013

McCallum High School in Austin, TX Career Discovery Series – Guest Speaker, Nov. 2013