Simon Schatzberg (editor-in-chief)
Simon is a journalist pursuing a master’s degree in journalism and Latin American studies at NYU.
Paola Nagovitch (deputy editor)
Paola is a trilingual journalist bouncing between New York, Puerto Rico, and Madrid. She covers Latin American politics with an expertise in Puerto Rico, her home, and has bylines in Americas Society/Council of the Americas, LAND, and more. Paola graduated with honors from NYU in 2020 with a B.A. in Journalism and Politics. She’s now pursuing a master’s degree in Journalism at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid-El País program in Spain.
Liza is a Global & Joint Program Studies master’s student at NYU with a concentration in journalism and Latin American studies.
Andrea is a journalist studying in the News & Documentary master’s program at NYU.
Roque Planas (former director)
Roque’s works as editor of the Huffington Post’s Latino Voices vertical, where he covers Latino politics and Latin American affairs. Before joining HuffPost, he worked as a staff writer for the Fox News Latino and the New York Daily News. His work as a freelance journalist has appeared in Foreign Policy Magazine, the World Politics Review, and the New Internationalist. He holds an M.A. in history from Texas State University at San Marcos and earned an M.A. in the global joint master’s program in journalism and Latin American studies at New York University, where he was a Henry MacCracken Fellow.
Andrew O’Reilly (former editor-in-chief)
Andrew’s work has appeared in ESPN The Magazine, Ralph Lauren Magazine, Hemispheres, The New York Times and The New York Daily News among others. He holds a B.A. in journalism from the University of Pittsburgh and a joint M.A. in journalism and Latin American studies from New York University. His regional focus in reporting is Mexico and Central America. Andrew now works at Fox News Latino.
Mari Hayman (former editor-in-chief)
Mari is a native of Washington state and earned a B.A. in comparative literature at Stanford University. She holds a master’s degree in journalism and Latin American studies at New York University , where she focused on memory and human rights in Uruguay. Mari now works as as managing editor for Americas Quarterly.
Rachel Brooks-Ames Lachenmeier (staff writer)
Rachel was a Henry MacCracken Fellow at New York University , where she earned a master’s degree in Latin American Studies. She grew up in Austin, Texas, and earned her bachelor’s degree from Smith College in Latin American/Latino Studies. Her past work has focused on Mexico, U.S.-Mexico relations, and Mexican Americans and immigrants in Texas. Rachel is currently earning a doctorate at the Centro Latinoamericano-Suizo at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland.