The Student News Site of The University of Texas at El Paso

Minero Magazine

The Student News Site of The University of Texas at El Paso

Minero Magazine

The Student News Site of The University of Texas at El Paso

Minero Magazine

2022-2023 Staff

Brandy Ruiz
Editor-in-Chief

Brandy Ruiz

Brandy Ruiz is the Editor-in-Chief of Minero Magazine, UTEP’s student led bilingual publication. She is also a former participant of the 2021 NAHJ Student Project , and a former social media and TikTok intern for El Paso Matters. S...

Maria Luisa Guerrero Duran
Copy Editor

Maria Luisa Guerrero Duran

Maria L. Guerrero Duran is a rising senior majoring in English and American Literature at UTEP with a minor in Translation and another in Liberal Arts Honors. She also works both as a web and copy editor for UTEP’s newspaper...

Brianne Williams
Web-Editor

Brianne Williams

Brianne J. Williams is a 23-year-old Journalism/Mass Communication major, with a minor in Creative Writing. Brianne graduated from El Paso Community College, with her Associate of Arts Degree in 2019. She remained on the Dean’s...

Jasmin Campoya
Photo Editor

Jasmin Campoya

Jasmin Campoya is a 20-year-old bilingual student majoring in Digital Media Production at UTEP. This is her second semester as the Photo Editor for the Minero Magazine, and she is also a staff photographer for The Prospector....

Photographer

Alberto Silva Fernandez

Alberto Silva Fernandez is a sophomore, majoring in Multimedia Journalism at the University of Texas at El Paso. He is a photographer for The Prospector, contributor for Minero and freelances covering the borderland. When he isn’t...

Ethan Thomas
Photographer

Ethan Thomas

Ethan Thomas is a Senior majoring in Multimedia Journalism, with a minor in Political Science. He has worked as a photographer for over six years in a variety of different roles, and was featured in the El Paso Museum of History’s...

Gibel Amador
Writer

Gibel Amador

Gibel Amador is a Latina filmmaker and writer from the borderland. She was raised in both El Paso and Juarez. Gibel is a first-generation immigrant; her father fled the Civil War in Nicaragua and met her Mexican mother in the...

Yoali Rodriguez
Writer

Yoali Rodriguez

Yoali Rodriguez is 20-year-old Multimedia Journalism student, with a background in Copy Writing and Editing. She became a staff writer for Minero Magazine in Fall 2022. Yoali hopes to grow her writing skills and find her voice....

Abril Garcia
Art Director

Abril Garcia

Abril Garcia is an 18-year-old student majoring in Studio Art at the University of Texas at El Paso. She took part in the development process for El Dorado High School's yearbook, The Legend, as a designer...