• Headshot of Alejandra Martinez wearing a white top

    Alejandra Martinez joined The Texas Tribune in the fall of 2022 as an environmental reporter. She’s covered the impacts of petrochemical facilities on Black and brown communities, including...

    March 14, 2024
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    Nitashia Johnson is a multimedia artist and educator hailing from Dallas, Texas. An alumna of Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Texas Woman's University, and the...

    November 9, 2023
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    David Martin Davies is a veteran journalist with more than 30 years of experience covering Texas, the border, and Mexico. Davies is the host of The Source, an hour-long, live call-in news program that...

    August 22, 2023
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    Meredith Howard attends Baylor University, majoring in journalism with a minor in political science. She is from Springfield, Illinois, and she writes for Baylor’s student newspaper, The Baylor Lariat...

    April 27, 2021
  • Niyanta Spelman

    Niyanta Spelman is the founder and CEO of Rainforest Partnership, a group that works to conserve and restore tropical rainforests.

    April 21, 2021
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    Christopher Collins is an investigative journalist based in Abilene, Texas. He graduated with a degree in mass communication from Midwestern State University in 2012. He has worked as a reporter at...

    April 6, 2021
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    Naveena Sadasivam is a staff writer covering the environment, energy, and climate change at Grist. She previously covered environmental issues for The Texas Observer, Inside Climate News, and...

    April 6, 2021
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    Danielle Villasana is a photojournalist based in her hometown of Houston, Texas, focusing on human rights, gender, displacement, and health throughout the Americas. She’s the 2022 Alexia Grant...

    February 15, 2021
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    Elias Thompson is a second-year law student at the University of Miami and is an active member of the law school's Race & Social Justice Law Review. While his work with the RSJLR focuses primarily on...

    February 10, 2021
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    Dana Thompson

    Dana Thompson is a veteran editor with more than 20 years of experience in digital and print media. Before coming to the Pulitzer Center, she worked as a copy editor at the (Lexington, Kentucky)...

    August 13, 2020
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    Sarah Warnock

    Sarah Warnock is a freelance news and documentary photographer and an Associated Press contributor.

    July 29, 2020
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    Frank Hernandez is a senior at the University of Texas at El Paso, majoring in philosophy and multimedia journalism. Previously, he reported for Borderzine.com, an online news magazine covering life...

    July 13, 2020