Contributors

Jack McGarvey

Nothing much to say, other than that I'm a "gringo" who loves living here in this sweet, safe, bi-cultural paradise.11 Articles


John Del Rosario

John Del Rosario is a product of American imperialism. He hails from the island of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. The Northern Mariana Islands list his wit and charm as their second and fifth largest exports, respectively. He is a senior Print Media major and Philosophy minor at the University of Texas at El Paso. Other than Borderzine, he has written for the El Paso Tribune and local Christian paper The Messenger. He writes in the space between punchline and epiphany and describes his style of writing as "prophecy." He sees love as an act of civil disobedience. He is a lover.10 Articles


Nicole Chavez is a multimedia journalist based in El Paso, TX. She is passionate for new media, investigations and producing multiplatform stories. She is the National Student Representative for the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and a reporter for the online magazine, Borderzine. She has worked for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Brownsville Herald, Fronteras: The Changing America Desk, El Diario de Juarez, The New York Times Journalism Institute and the UTEP's student newspaper, The Prospector. Her work has also been published in Fox News Latino, Al Dia, El Paso Times and the Arizona Daily Star. Currently, she is a senior at The University of Texas at El Paso where she is majoring in Multimedia Journalism with a minor in Latin American and Border Studies.10 Articles


Angel Cancino

Angel currently holds a consulting position as program assistant for Borderzine. He has worked for Borderzine since 2010 in advertising, marketing, logistics, and event planning. As program assistant, Angel coordinates the annual Dow Jones News Fund Multimedia Training Academy for college journalism instructors, the DJNF high school journalism workshop at UTEP, and other Borderzine special projects. He is also responsible for developing and implementing the organization's strategic communications and managing Borderzine's social media platforms. Angel received his MBA with a concentration in General Management from the University of Texas at El Paso in December 2013. In addition to his duties at Borderzine, he has worked in the marketing and advertising departments for several Hispanic media companies in the U.S., El Paso marketing agencies, and the first business incubator in El Paso, TX. More recently, in 2015 he did one year of volunteer work as a Promotion Representative with the international non-profit organization and educational and performing arts program, Up with People, where he helped setting up and promoting the organization's 50th anniversary world tour. Angel’s interests and skill set include managing responsibilities in leading strategy and execution of PR and marketing campaigns.10 Articles


Photographer Artist in El Paso, Member of Megapixels Photoclub, El Paso Art Association, and Juntos Art Club. President of online Newspaper "El Paso Art Alive" which he is trying to turn into a non-profit, Licensed US Customs Broker for Global Transportation and KJ for The Silver Dollar Bar.9 Articles


Jasmine Aguilera

I am a multimedia journalist born and raised in El Paso, Tx. I studied journalism at UT El Paso where I served as editor-in-chief of The Prospector, the UTEP student newspaper. Before The Prospector I was the editor-in-chief of the Tejano Tribune, the El Paso Community College student newspaper. I have also published stories in Minero Magazine. My favorite stories to cover are those relating to social issues such as human trafficking, drug-abuse, activism, etc.9 Articles


Elida Perez

Elida S. Perez is a print media major specializing in multimedia. She has interned at The Spokesman Review in Spokane, Wash. and at The Statesman Journal in Salem, Ore. Elida was also a recipient of the Scripps Howard Foundation Top Ten Student Journalists scholarship in 2007 and a Chips Quinn Scholar in 2008. She will be interning with the Scripps Howard News Bureau in the summer of 2009 in Washington D.C. Her goal is to find a job in a print newsroom after graduation as a multimedia reporter/producer.9 Articles


Born and raised in the border, I grew up in the heart of two diverse cultures and traditions. Having discovered my passion for writing at a young age, I knew that it would play a crucial role in my career. Today, I find myself in the process of pursuing two degrees, one in Multimedia Journalism and one in Creative Writing at the University of Texas at El Paso.8 Articles


Mariel Torres


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