M?nica Ortiz Uribe

March 19, 2013

Mónica Ortiz Uribe photoMónica Ortiz Uribe is a Senior Field Correspondent for KJZZ's Fronteras: the Changing America Desk in Las Cruces, NM. 

Ortiz Uribe is a native of El Paso, TX, who worked as a freelance reporter for outlets such as NPR, Public Radio International and Radio Bilingue.  She also served as a reporter for the Waco Tribune Herald in Waco, Texas.

As is the case today, most of her stories have focused on the the effects of drug-related violence across the border in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.

Ortiz Uribe is a graduate from the University of Texas at El Paso with a degree in history.

Contact  Mónica Ortiz Uribe at mortiz@rioradio.org.