Our Team

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


Ramon Bracamontes

Ramon Bracamontes is editor of El Paso Matters. He may be reached at ramonb@elpasomatters.org. More by Ramon Bracamontes


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 KTEP.org. More by Angela Kocherga


Elida S. Perez

Elida S. Perez is a longtime community and investigative reporter. 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


René Kladzyk

René Kladzyk reports on wide-ranging issues impacting the lives of El Pasoans. She also performs music as Ziemba.
René can be reached at rkladzyk@elpasomatters.org. Follow her on Twitter @ziembavision. More by René Kladzyk


Molly Smith

Molly Smith has been a reporter for the El Paso Times and The (McAllen) Monitor. She’s covered education, criminal justice and local government. A Seattle native, she’s lived in Texas since 2014, with stops in Austin, the Rio Grande Valley and now El Paso. She can be reached at mksmith@elpasomatters.org or 915-247-8857. More by Molly Smith


Danielle Prokop

Danielle Prokop is a climate change and environment reporter with El Paso Matters. She’s covered climate, local government and community at the Scottsbluff Star-Herald in Nebraska and the Santa Fe New Mexican. She can be reached at dprokop@elpasomatters.org. More by Danielle Prokop


Jewél Jackson

Jewél Jackson covers higher education for El Paso Matters, through a partnership with Open Campus Media. She is a 2020 graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. More by Jewél Jackson


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. She can be reached at vrossi@elpasomatters.org. More by Victoria Rossi


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


Angela Saavedra

Angela Saavedra is audience development leader for El Paso Matters. She can be reached at asaavedra@elpasomatters.org More by Angela Saavedra


Alison Westermann

Alison Westermann is membership and events director for El Paso Matters. She can be reached at awestermann@elpasomatters.org