Staff

Manolo Barco

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Media Adviser

Contact Information:
mbarco@mdc.edu

Manolo Barco, 46, is entering his 13th year as media adviser to Miami Dade College’s student newspaper. Barco has worked as a criminal justice reporter at the Dallas Morning News in Texas and as a staff writer at the Miami Herald. His work has also appeared on the sports pages of the South Florida Sun Sentinel. A graduate of Florida International University and Miami Dade College’s North Campus, Barco served as editor-in-chief of the now-defunct Falcon Times in 1994.

Aracelia Diez

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Student Media Assistant

Contact Information:
adiez@mdc.edu

Aracelia Diez, 36, serves as the student media assistant for The Reporter training students in design and assisting with website maintenance. Diez has an associate in science degree in graphic design technology from Miami Dade College and a bachelor of fine arts in graphic design from Florida Atlantic University. While at MDC, she served as art director for The Reporter during the 2013 – 2014 school year. She aspires to be part of an editorial design team or printing studio.

Heidi Perez-Moreno

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Editor-In-Chief / Briefing Editor / Social Media Director

Contact Information:
heidi.perez003@mymdc.net

Heidi Perez-Moreno, 19, is a journalism major in the Honors College at Wolfson Campus. Perez-Moreno, who graduated from iPreparatory Academy in 2018, will serve as editor-in-chief, briefing editor and social media director for The Reporter during the 2019-2020 school year. She aspires to be a journalist.

Alexa Hernández

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Forum Editor

Contact Information:
alexa.hernandez004@mymdc.net

Alexa Hernández, 18, is a journalism major in the Honors College at North Campus. Hernández, who graduated from Hialeah Senior High School in 2018, will serve as forum editor for The Reporter during the 2019-20 school year. She aspires to be an environmental journalist and is passionate about global issues including political, economic, and environmental problems.

Corbin Bolies

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A&E Editor

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corbin.bolies001@mymdc.net

Corbin Bolies, 20, is a journalism major at Wolfson Campus. Bolies, who attended Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School, will serve as A&E editor for The Reporter during the 2019-2020 school year. He aims to be a political correspondent for The New York Times.

Vladimir Christian Mompremier

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Photo Editor

Contact Information:
vladim.mompremier001@mymdc.net

Vladimir Christian Mompremier, 18, is a mechanical engineering major at North Campus. Mompremier, who graduated from Doctors Charter School in 2018, will serve as photo editor for The Reporter during the 2019-2020 school year. He aspires to be a photographer and mechanical engineer.

Henley Garcia

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Webmaster

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henley.garcia001@mymdc.net

Henley Garcia, 22, is a information technology major at Kendall Campus. He will be the webmaster for The Reporter website during the 2019-2020 school year. Garcia, who  graduated from Southwest Miami Senior High School in June of 2015, aspires to work with a medical software company that will help reduce, research and prevent future diseases.

Alina Halley

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Staff Writer

Contact Information:
alina.halley001@mymdc.net

Alina Halley, 19, is a mass communications major at North Campus. Halley, who graduated from Coral Reef Senior High School in 2018, will serve as staff writer for The Reporter during the 2019-20 school year.  She aspires to one day be White House Press Secretary.

Vanessa Gimenez

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Videographer

Contact Information:
vanessa.gimenez001@mymdc.net

Vanessa Gimenez, 18, is a mass communications major in the Honors College at InterAmerican Campus. Gimenez, who graduated from John A. Ferguson Senior High School in 2018, will serve as videographer for The Reporter during the 2019-2020 school year. She aspires to be a filmmaker.

Ethan Toth

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Staff Writer

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ethan.toth001@mymdc.net

Ethan Toth, 20, is a mass communications major at North Campus. Toth, who graduated from Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Senior High Biscayne Bay Campus in 2017, will serve as staff writer in the A//E section of The Reporter  during the 2019-20 school year. He spends his time as a co-host for the Three Angry Nerds podcast and cramming as many movies and television shows into his day as possible.

Patrick C. Gross

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Staff Writer

Contact Information:
patrick.gross002@mymdc.net

Patrick C. Gross, 18, is a mass communications/journalism major at North Campus. Gross, who graduated from Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School in 2018, will serve as a staff writer for The Reporter during the 2019-2020 school year. He aspires to be a writer for a major news network.

Natasha Fernandez

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Staff Writer

Contact Information:
natasha.fernandez008@mymdc.net

Natasha Fernandez, 19, is a mass communications/journalism major in the Honors College at North Campus. Fernandez, who graduated from Miami Lakes Educational Center in 2018, will serve as a staff writer for The Reporter during the 2019-2020 school year. She aspires to be a broadcast journalist.

Natalie Gutierrez

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Staff Writer

Contact Information:
natalie.gutierrez007@mymdc.net

Natalie Gutierrez, 17, is a junior in the School for Advanced Studies at Wolfson Campus. Gutierrez is currently working on completing her associates degree while simultaneously graduating high school as a part of the Class of 2020.  She will serve as a staff writer for The Reporter during the 2019-2020 school year.

Adriana Dos Santos

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Staff Writer

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adriana.dossantos002@mymdc.net

Adriana Dos Santos, 18, is a mass communication/journalism major in the Honors College at North Campus. Dos Santos, who graduated from Ronald W. Reagan/Doral Senior High School in 2019, will serve as a staff writer for The Reporter during the 2019-2020 school year. She aspires to work as a journalist or a public relations specialist.

Roxy Garcia

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Staff Writer / Photographer

Contact Information:
roxy.garcia001@mymdc.net

Roxy Garcia, 18, is an English literature major at North Campus. Garcia, who graduated from Hialeah Senior High School in 2019, will serve as staff writer and photographer for The Reporter during the 2019-2020 school year. She aspires to be a high school English teacher.

Danelis Olivera-Herrera

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Staff Writer / Photographer

Contact Information:
d.olivera-herrera001@mymdc.net

Danelis Olivera-Herrera, 18, is a mass communications major in the Honors College at Wolfson Campus. Olivera-Herrera, who graduated from Southwest Miami Senior High School in 2019, will serve as a photographer and staff writer for The Reporter during the 2019-2020 school year. She aspires to be photojournalist for National Geographic.

Alexander Ontiveros

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Illustrator

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alexand.ontiveros001@mymdc.net

Alexander Ontiveros, 23, is a film production technology major at Kendall Campus. Ontiveros, who graduated from Florida Virtual School in 2015, will serve as an illustrator for The Reporter during the 2019-2020 school year. He aspires to work in the film industry.

Jose Tovar

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Staff Writer

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jose.tovar007@mymdc.net

Jose Tovar, 18, is a mass communications/ journalism major at Kendall Campus. Tovar, who obtained his GED in August of 2017—two months after arriving in Miami from Venezuela—will serve as a sports writer for The Reporter during the 2019-2020 school year. He aspires to be a sports journalist or sportscaster at ESPN.

Valentina Gonzalez

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Staff Writer

Contact Information:
valentin.gonzales001@mymdc.net

Valentina Gonzalez, 21, is a mass communications/journalism major at Wolfson Campus. Gonzalez, who graduated from Asociacion Colegio Granadino at Manizales, Colombia in 2016, will serve as a staff writer for The Reporter during the 2019-2020 school year. She aspires to become a broadcast journalist.

Looni Miranda Ingran

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Photographer

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looni.miranda001@mymdc.net

Looni Miranda Ingran, 18, is a mass communications major at Wolfson Campus. Ingran, who graduated from Sports Leadership and Management, a public charter school in Miami in 2017, will serve as a photographer for The Reporter during the 2019-2020 school year. He aspires to work in the film and photography industry.

Lucia Galeano

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Staff Writer

Contact Information:
lucia.galeano001@mymdc.net

Lucia Galeano, 19, is a communications major in the Honors College at Wolfson Camps. Galeano, who graduated from Miami Senior High School in 2018, will serve as a staff writer for The Reporter during the 2019-2020 school year. She aspires to work in public relations.

Sean Mow

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Photographer

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sean.mow001@mymdc.net

Sean Mow, 22, is a photographic technology major at Kendall Campus. Mow, who graduated from Felix Varela Senior High School in 2015, will serve as a photographer for The Reporter during the 2019-20 school year. He aspires to be a professional photographer and graphic designer.

Alexzandria Windley

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Staff Writer

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alexzandr.windley001@mymdc.net

Alexzandria Windley, 21, is a history major at Kendall Campus. Windley, who graduated from Princeton Christian School in 2016, will serve as staff writer for sports and A/E for The Reporter during the 2019-2020 school year. She has an unhealthy obsession with classic films and believes that in order for a movie to be a true ‘classic’ it has to have been released before the year 1980. Windley also spends her time listening to John Mayer, supporting Everton and converting coffee drinkers into tea lovers.

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