joseph garcia

community conversation, editor, The Arizona Republic
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Fellow for Best Practices: Editorial/Commentary in Cyberspace

joseph garcia is community conversation editor for The Arizona Republic, responsible for the Web component of community conversation at www.aztalk.ascentral.com and for Sunday Viewpoints, the op-ed section of the newspaper. He also writes editorials, Web logs and occasional columns. Previously, Garcia was senior editor for the Republic's East Valley bureau. In 2005, he was editor of The (Farmington, N.M.) Daily Times. Starting in 1987, Garcia had a 17-year career at the Tucson Citizen, serving as senior editor, assistant managing editor and weekly columnist, among other positions. He broke into journalism as a staff writer for The Associated Press. Garcia serves on the national board of Associated Press Managing Editors and is a member of National Association of Hispanic Journalists. He won first place for editorials in 2005 from New Mexico APME and New Mexico Press Association and has also received Best of Pima from Pima Community College and Tucson Citizen Publisher's Award. Garcia holds a degree in journalism from the University of Arizona.


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