Author Aaron Montes

Aaron Montes

Multimedia journalist Aaron J. Montes covers socio-economic and political stories on the U.S. / Mexico border. He also works for Voices of NY as a social media consultant. He previously interned with NBC's local owned TV stations working on the national desk at Rockefeller Center in New York. He also worked as a social media manager and consultant as a college assistant at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. He is a former city editor of Borderzine.com, a bilingual online news magazine at UT El Paso. He worked as a photo editor and multimedia editor for The Prospector, UT El Paso's daily newspaper from spring 2012 to fall 2013. In the spring of 2014, Montes trained with Charlie Ericksen as a reporter for Hispanic Link News Service as part of a Scripps Howard Semester in Washington. He also was a reporter intern for Newspaper Tree, a non-profit news outlet in El Paso, TX, summer 2014. He won 11 awards in the 2014 Texas Intercollegiate Press Association contest, including one first place award for Cover Design.

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