The Prospector

Spring 2023 Staff

Itzel Giron
Editor-in-chief

Itzel Giron

Itzel Giron is a senior multimedia journalism and creative writing student at UTEP. She started her journalistic career at The Prospector in the fall of 2021 as a staff reporter and is now editor-in-chief. Thanks to The Prospector...

Fatima Alvarado
Designer

Fatima Alvarado

Fatima Alvarado is a freshman at UTEP majoring in communications and minoring in psychology. Fatima is the layout editor for The Prospector. She plans to pursue a career in journalism and continue her hobby in design.

Maria L. Guerrero Duran
Web/Copy Editor

Maria L. Guerrero Duran

Maria L. Guerrero Duran is the web editor and copy editor for The Prospector. She is a senior, majoring in English and American literature with a minor in translation at the University of Texas at El Paso. She plans on joining...

Annabella Mireles
Photo Editor

Annabella Mireles

Annabella Mireles is a sophomore at the University of Texas at El Paso majoring in multimedia journalism and minoring in psychology. She is the photo editor at the Prospector and freelances. She plans on pursuing photography and...

Katrina Villarreal
Multimedia Editor

Katrina Villarreal

Katrina Villarreal is senior multimedia journalism major with a minor in theatre at UTEP. She is going into her second year at The Prospector and is currently the Multimedia Editor. Once she graduates, she plans on becoming a...

Meagan Elizabeth García
Arts & Culture Editor

Meagan Elizabeth García

Meagan Elizabeth García is the arts and culture for The Prospector. She is a junior, majoring in mechanical engineering at UTEP. She is also the vice-president for the Creative Writing Society with hopes of continuing a writing...

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela
Sports Editor

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela Armendariz is the sports editor for The Prospector. He is a senior majoring in multimedia journalism with a minor in political science at the University of Texas at El Paso. Although unsure about his...

Marco Hinojosa
Audience and Engagement

Marco Hinojosa

Marco Hinojosa is a junior at the University of Texas at El Paso majoring in communication studies with a minor in criminal justice. He is the Audience and Engagement Editor for The Prospector. He plans to continue reporting and...

Erik Acosta
Staff Reporter

Erik Acosta

Erik Acosta is a junior at the University of Texas at El Paso majoring in multimedia journalism and minoring in theatre. This is his first semester working at The Prospector as a staff reporter where he is interested in writing...

Avery Escamilla-Wendell
Staff Reporter

Avery Escamilla-Wendell

Avery Escamilla-Wendell is a Staff Reporter for the Prospector. She is a sophomore, majoring in journalism with a minor in film. She plans on continuing her career in broadcast television reporting after graduation. ...

Elisha Nuñez
Staff Reporter

Elisha Nuñez

Elisha Nuñez is a multimedia journalism student with a minor in marketing at the University of Texas at El Paso.  He works as a reporter for The Prospector, and loves to write about arts, culture, and people. This semester,...

Joel Molina
Photographer

Joel Molina

Joel Molina is a multimedia journalism student with a minor in film at UTEP. He works as a contributor for The Prospector and wants to use the magic of storytelling to help provide people with a different look at the world.

Jasmin Campoya
Photographer

Jasmin Campoya

Jasmin Campoya is a bilingual student who is a senior currently majoring in digital media production at UTEP. She is a staff photographer for The Prospector, a photo editor for Minero Magazine, and is currently a social media...

Jose Ivan Favela
Contributor/Photographer

Jose Ivan Favela

Jose Ivan Favela is a junior at the University of Texas at El Paso majoring in nursing. He works as a contributor for The Prospector. Jose is also a freelance and his work has been published in The Juárez Digital website. He...

Gianluca Cuevas
Contributor/Photographer

Gianluca Cuevas

Gianluca Cuevas is a contributor/photographer for The Prospector. He is a junior majoring in mechanical engineering with a minor in mathematics. He plans to work in the automotive industry designing cars. He also has his small...

SalmaPaola Baca
Contributor/Photographer

SalmaPaola Baca

SalmaPaola Baca is a sophomore at UTEP majoring in engineering leadership with a concentration in civil engineering and an emphasis in computer science. Her passion for photography/videography enables her to be a contributor and...

H. Catching Marginot
Contributor/Reporter

H. Catching Marginot

Henry Catching Marginot is a sophomore at the University of Texas at El Paso majoring in multimedia journalism and minoring in english: rhetorical studies. He is a contributor at The Prospector and freelances. He plans to pursue ...

Nicolas Maes
Contributor/Reporter

Nicolas Maes

Nicolas is a junior majoring in history with a minor in commercial music.

Eugenio Cantu
Contributor/Reporter

Eugenio Cantu

Eugenio Cantu is currently majoring in digital media production with a minor on film. He is a video game and movie aficionado, he loves writing and aspires to be a novelist.

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