Meet Us

Antonio Villaseñor-Baca: Editor-in-Chief                                         

Antonio Villaseñor-Baca is a Xicanx photographer, freelance journalist, poet, and is currently the editor-in-chief for Con Safos Magazine, online editor for Minero Magazine, and is pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Texas at El Paso. Instagram: @tono2727 Twitter: @antoniobaca28.

Veronica Martínez: Contributing Editor, Writer

Veronica Martinez is a multimedia reporter with a focus on Latino communities and immigration. She has worked at The News Journal in Delaware and contributed to Borderzine and Con Safos Magazine. She graduated in 2019 with a Master of Art in Communication from The University of Texas at El Paso. Catch up with her on Twitter @vamartinez10 for current stories and occasional rants. Follow her on Instagram @veroboheme for street photography and neon signs.

Andrea Labrado: Web Editor

Andrea Sandoval: Social Media Manager, Contributor, Photographer

Andrea Sandoval is a graduate from the University of Texas at El Paso with a double major in Creative Writing and Multimedia Journalism. She has written articles and taken photo & video for What’s Up Weekly and Borderzine. She currently works at the Headstand, an iconic record store in El Paso, and occasionally makes mixes for KTEP 88.5 El Paso. Her hobbies are cosplay, writing fiction, and playing Final Fantasy XIV.

Paulette Villa: Contributor,

Paulette Villa is a Xicana UTEP graduate with a major in Multimedia Journalism and a minor in Studio-Art Graphic Design, and is currently working as an occupational educational lab assistant in the ARTC Department at El Paso Community College. She’s a big fan of of Nintendo video games, pop culture, and her music taste ranges from Queen to Princess Nokia. Follow her at on Instagram.

Caleb Ortiz: Writer, Music Critic

Caleb Ortiz is a freelance journalist who primarily contribute music reviews for Con Safos Magazine. An avid fan of live music, you can find him at local shows or by following @calebgethappier on Twitter.

Estefania Mitre: Contributor

Isabel Garcia: Contributor

Isabel Garcia is currently attending the University of Texas at El Paso studying Communication and Spanish. She has been a contributor to the El Paso Community College newspaper. She is a journalist with a focus on politics and Latinx issues.

Enrique Kiwi Rangel: Contributor, Photographer

Itzel Giron: Contributor

Itzel Giron is a Latinx multimedia journalist with a focus in politics. She enjoys watching films, being a aprt of political debates, and a big Harry Styles fanatic. Instagram: @itzel.anahi_

Albert Silva Fernandez: Contributor

Albert Silva Fernandez is a Latino freelance journalist from Ciudad Juarez and El Paso who seems to always be bouncing their leg, and is pursuing a bachelor’s in multimedia journalism. Instagram: @oi.w3asel