American Educated and Mexican Cultivated

So you somehow landed here! You either know me... or you're curious to know. ¡Hola! Mi nombre es Joanna, soy Latina, bilingüe, periodista... and I specialize in Social Media. I am based out of Los Angeles but my love and soul is in northern Cali and sometimes México. I'm a bicultural tech geek and this site is a reflection of that. Have fun explorando!


Ever heard of an horchata latte?

Tierra Mia   Just picture the following… you order an horchata latte, yes! An horchata latte. Like, a latte with a taste of horchata. You sit down, pull out your laptop. Estas escuchando a Vicente Fernandez mientras trabajas un poco en tus miles de proyectos. The environment around the cafe is hipster and trendy… and get this, you’re in el…

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10 Steps Towards Self-care

Upon graduation, I made it a top priority to take care of myself and practice “self-care”. Why? Well for the past two years, self-care was not something I was too familiar with. I wanted the ultimate balance in life between work and school, priorities and fun. But me wanting it wasn’t enough…. I never slept my eight hours nor did I…

How social media is reshaping news – Pew Research Center

The ever-growing digital native news world now boasts about 5,000 digital news sector jobs, according to our recent calculations, 3,000 of which are at 30 big digital-only news outlets. Many of these digital organizations emphasize the importance of social media in storytelling and engaging their audiences. As journalists gather for the annual Online News Association conference, here are answers to five questions about social…