Author: Paloma Moreno Jimenez
Bio: Paloma Moreno Jiménez (she/they) is an audio storyteller and a queer Mexican immigrant from the Tijuana-San Diego borderlands. Paloma is passionate about using audio to provide a missing mic and platform for intergenerational stories from displaced LGBTQ+ and POC communities. She has worked with WNYC’s Radiolab, WBEZ’s Art of Power, and YR Media’s Inherited. After graduating from Stanford University, Paloma began interning for the Women’s Audio Mission where she facilitated audio courses for youth and received training to hone her sound engineering skills. Most recently, she was a multimedia reporter for NPR's Next Generation Radio project at USC Annenberg.
Posted on: 12 May 2023
Three years after its birth at the onset of the pandemic, Conecta Arizona has transformed into a multimedia news service and key resource for a Spanish-speaking border community which was long ignored by traditional media.