Ramon Bracamontes

Ramon Bracamontes is editor of El Paso Matters. More by Ramon Bracamontes

Cindy Ramirez

El Paso native Cindy Ramirez has spent most of her career in journalism, with some stints in public and media relations and military reporting. She’s covered everything from education to local government to border issues and has received several awards for news, feature and column writing. More by Cindy Ramirez

Elida S. Perez

Elida S. Perez is a senior reporter for El Paso Matters. Her experience includes work as city government watchdog reporter for the El Paso Times, investigative reporter for El Paso Newspaper Tree and communities reporter with the Salem, Oregon, Statesman Journal. More by Elida S. Perez

Victoria Rossi

Victoria Rossi is a women and gender issues reporter with El Paso Matters and a Report for America corps member. She has worked as a health and education journalist, an immigration paralegal, and a criminal justice researcher. More by Victoria Rossi

Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Priscilla Totiyapungprasert is a health reporter at El Paso Matters and Report for America corp member. She previously covered food and environment at The Arizona Republic. You can follow her on social media, @priscillatotiya on Twitter/Instagram. More by Priscilla Totiyapungprasert

Daniel Perez

Daniel Perez covers higher education for El Paso Matters, in partnership with Open Campus. He has written on military and higher education issues in El Paso for more than 30 years. More by Daniel Perez

Christian Betancourt

Christian Betancourt is an urban affairs reporter at El Paso Matters and Equitable Cities Reporting Fellow for Borderland Narratives with Next City. Betancourt has been a local news reporter since 2012, having worked at the Temple Daily Telegram, Duncan Banner, Lovington Leader and Hobbs News-Sun. More by Christian Betancourt

Diego Mendoza-Moyers

Diego Mendoza-Moyers is a reporter covering energy and the environment. An El Paso native, he has previously covered business for the San Antonio Express-News and Albany Times Union, and reported for the metro newspapers in Las Vegas and Phoenix. He graduated from Arizona State University with a B.A. in journalism. More by Diego Mendoza-Moyers

Claudia Lorena Silva

Claudia Silva was born and raised in El Paso and studied journalism at New Mexico State University. She’s covered a number of topics, from education to arts and culture, in both Texas and New Mexico. More by Claudia Lorena Silva

Angela Kocherga

Angela Kocherga is multimedia editor for El Paso Matters. She has dedicated her career as a journalist to reporting stories on both sides of the border for readers, viewers and public radio listeners. She previously served as Mexico City and Border Bureau Chief for a group of television stations. She also serves as news director at public radio KTEP. You can listen to stories by her on air at 88.5 FM and online at More by Angela Kocherga

Freelance contributors

Corrie Boudreaux

Corrie Boudreaux is a lecturer in the Department of Communication at UTEP and a freelance photojournalist in the El Paso-Ciudad Juárez region. She specializes in photography as a tool to explore insecurity, violence, and trauma; spatial environments; and memorialization practices. Her academic work has been published in Social Research, The Latin Americanist, and H-ART: Revista de historia, teoría y crítica de arte. More by Corrie Boudreaux

Alex Hinojosa

Alex Hinojosa is an El Paso freelance journalist and a mass communications instructor at El Paso Community College. More by Alex Hinojosa


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Kassie Ckodre

Kassie Ckodre is the major gifts director for El Paso Matters.

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Bill Pitchkolan

Bill Pitchkolan is the business development director for El Paso Matters.

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Alison Westermann

Alison Westermann is the membership and events director for El Paso Matters.

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Angela Saavedra

Angela Saavedra is audience development leader for El Paso Matters.


Robert Moore

Robert Moore is the founder and CEO of El Paso Matters. He has been a journalist in the Texas Borderlands since 1986. More by Robert Moore