Latest Article: “Healing Through Collaborative Filmmaking: An Interview with the Director of Fruits of Labor” for CineSPEAK

Read my latest article for CineSPEAK interviewing Emily Cohen Ibañez about Fruits Of Labor Film! 🍓 🌷⁠⁠"For many children of immigrants, there is an immense pressure to support their family and siblings. The eldest child typically holds the most responsibility by translating for their parents, caring for their siblings, and putting their dreams on hold to support the [...]

Awarded Lenfest Institute Constellation News Leadership Initiative

Muchas gracias Lenfest Institute for selecting me as part of the Constellation News Leadership Initiative 2021-22 Class! 🎉⁠⁠⁠⁠It's such an honor to represent two publications, ¡Presente! Media Collective and cineSPEAK, that are changing the landscape of community media and journalism in Philadelphia! ✊🏾⁠⁠⁠⁠Learn more about the program:⁠⁠

Lenfest Next Generation Fund Award Winner

Lenfest has announced the second class of The Lenfest Next Generation Fund. The 25 NextGen award winners are Philadelphia-area professional and student journalists of color who will receive grants to attend the national professional development conference of their choice and receive related support from The Lenfest Institute for Journalism. READ MORE.  

IDA Magazine Editorial Fellow

IDA’s editorial fellows will participate in the Documentary magazine planning process and help bring a wider range of voices and perspectives to the publication’s coverage of the documentary field. Fellows receive an annual stipend to write articles for publication, participate in editorial meetings, attend mentorship sessions, and attend IDA’s Getting Real conference in September. READ [...]

Sundance Institute Press Inclusion Initiative Award Winner

For a second year, the Press Inclusion Initiative, our effort to cultivate a more representative press corps at the Sundance Film Festival, returns by providing top tier access to freelance critics from underrepresented communities. With returning support from partners Critical Minded, Netflix, Open Society Foundations, and Rotten Tomatoes, the initiative again additionally made available a [...]