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Periodismo Y sus Restos Durante la Pandemia

En este panel, estudiantes tuvieron la oportunidad de escuchar la conversación en español sobre los estragos que dejó la pandemia en los medios de comunicación. 

Panelistas: Juan Villa, Univision AZ; Maria Barquin, Chavez Radio Group; Octavio Pulido, Telemundo AZ; Sandra Muñoz, ALMA board member.

Moderado por Jhoana Molina

The first item on the agenda: 

 Reporting in the era of a Pandemic

With journalists Brittney Barba and Nick Ciletti, ABC 15; Richard Ruelas, The Arizona Republic; Liliana Salgado, Univision AZ; Octavio Pulido, Telemundo.  

Moderated by Gabriel Gamiño

The event started with President Al Macias, welcoming guests and giving an introduction of ALMA. Followed by additional welcoming words from the Cronkite School's administrative assistant Joanna Alvillar and Julio Cisneros, Health Content Director & Cronkite Noticias Co-director. 

Martha Maurer, News Director KTAR Radio presented Social Media: Taboo No More

Now it was time for students to get to work! Richard Ruelas, Arizona Republic; shared a 15-min presentation about the basics of journalism writing. 

After the quick presentation, students returned to the First Amendment Forum to attend their first press conference of the day. 

Rep. Marcelino Quiñonez and Cronkite School Dean Battinto Batts were the speakers the student would ask questions to. 

Student winners! 

Press Conference has ended, now let's get to writing those stories


A few weeks ago, ALMA held its first in-person high school workshop ever since the start of the pandemic. Mesa High School, Copper Canyon High School, and La Joya Community High School participated in the annual event. 

Students from the Valley left with sharpened journalism skills and with unique advice from professionals in the field. 

24th Annual High
School Workshop 

Thanks our 2022 sponsors

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