Owens joins Express-News’ photo staff

Sam Owens will be joining the San Antonio Express-News photo staff. Her new role begins in September. Recently, Owens was a staff photographer for the Evansville Courier & Press. She also held the same post at the Charleston Gazette-Mail. She has also interned at MLive.com, Tampa Bay Times, and The Roanoke Times. Owens also serves […]

Picon departs Express-News for SF Chronicle

Andres Picon will be joining the San Francisco Chronicle’s breaking news team. Currently, he is an education reporter at the San Antonio Express-News. He has also worked as a metro correspondent and then as a research assistant at Boston Globe Media. He was also part of the New York Times Student Journalism Institute. He has […]

San Antonio Express News hires Blanks to cover city of San Marcos

Annie Blanks will be joining the San Antonio Express News via Report for America to cover the city of San Marcos. Currently, she is a reporter at the Pensacola News Journal. Her last day is August 6. Previously, she has also reported for Northwest Florida Daily News and Clay County Progress. She was also founder […]

Texas Tribune taps Fechter to cover urban affairs beat

Joshua Fechter will be joining The Texas Tribune to cover the urban affairs beat. His new role begins in August. Currently, Fechter is a city hall reporter at San Antonio Express-News. Before that, he served as a reporting intern and then as a business reporter, covering retail, tourism, real estate, and economic development. He was […]