Austin Martinez documents Latinx-owned businesses in the Los Angeles area for the relaunch of L.A. Times’ main TikTok account.
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Meet Latina L.A. Times Staffer: Austin Martinez
I’m probably one of the nerdiest people you’ll meet.
We need meaningful diversity and inclusion
UT Austin advertising student seeks accountability and collective action.
UT students want action following City of Austin’s apology for racial discrimination
Austin City Council apologized for its role in disenfranchising Black residents, but students at The University of Texas at Austin said words are meaningless if no actions follow. The apology was included in a resolution unanimously passed by the council on March 4 with vocal support from Mayor Steve Adler. Proposed by Mayor Pro Tem…
Designing passion into product
Journalism instructor shares beauty, possibility of storytelling with creators
Moody Talks, Episode 8: We don’t disappear once Black History Month ends.
When a space does not exist, it is important to create one. Host Austin Martinez talks with Faith Castle, Tiana Woodard and Erna Smith who took the bold step to build a space from scratch. BlackPrint is the only Black-interest publication at UT Austin. The student publication amplifies Black stories all year long.
Reporting When the World is on Fire: A Journalist’s COVID-19 Experience
A journalist’s diary entry reflecting on the start of their COVID-19 coverage and the challenges and lessons that followed.
Moody Talks, Episode 6: Spreading Joy through Songs & Service
Host Austin Martinez explores the many ways, through acts big and small, we can give back to our community. Communication and Leadership student Nikki Hammond and Moody College faculty member Dr. Jennifer Jones Barbour provide stories and perspective.
The first, but not the last: Celebrating first-generation college students
From karate to school, journalist Jackie Ibarra uses her persistence as a first-gen student to empower others and amplify Latinx voices
Moody Talks, Episode 5: Coming (out) to College — Exploring LGBTQ+ Identities on Campus
Coming to college provides a special opportunity to explore one’s identities and find support. Host Austin Martinez speaks with students and faculty about exploring their unique identities on campus, and how this exploration is being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.