Job Title: 
Associate Editor

Jolene Almendarez is the Associate Editor at NOWCastSA, working closely with founder Charlotte-Anne Lucas to produce work that represents the perspectives of the community.

Jolene started at NOWCastSA in late October of 2018 after co-founding a local nonprofit. Before returning to San Antonio, she spent nearly four years in New York working as a reporter in Syracuse and reporter-turned-manging-editor at The Ithaca Voice

Almendarez previously worked to complete collaborative projects with other news organizations and communtity leaders. She values stories about issues that would otherwise fly under the radar within the local news scene. 

She graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage and San Antonio College, with degrees in journalism. 

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