Alum Mabel Jimenez Discusses Her Photojournalism at El Tecolote

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
EL TECOLOTE (SAN FRANCISCO) -- I started in 2008 in the same way that almost everyone else gets their start at this newspaper: as a volunteer. It was my first year in San Francisco and I was a journalism major at SF State. I was still getting to know the city and had made my way to the Mission to explore. At one of the corner shops I picked up a copy of El Tecolote. I had never seen a bilingual newspaper, much less one that was such an unapologetic advocate of the Latino community. I immediately felt a need to be a part of their mission and decided to see how I could contribute to their important work.