Edward Olvera - Intern, 2019-2020, Computer Science

Edward Olvera is a senior at University of Texas San Antonio whose internship was through the campus Rowdy Corps program. He is majoring in computer science with a focus in software engineering. He hopes to work as an enterprise software engineer after graduation.

Edward also enjoys spending his free time volunteering to help the less fortunate. In the summer of 2018 he traveled the country for six weeks going to six different summer camps to build a variety of  amenities for people of all abilities.

Here is his LinkedIn page.

Hannah Wolf - Intern, 2019 summer

Hannah Wolf was an intern through the Students + Startups program in the summer before her sophomore year at Trinity University, where she plans to major in English and Geosciences.

During her internship, Hannah worked on content creation, marketing, and managing NowCastSA's Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. She also worked on the upcoming "Letters to My Younger Self" project, a video project documenting the stories of LGBT+ San Antonians who have advice to give to their younger selves and the LGBT+ youth of the city.

She goes by she/her. Here is her LinkedIn page.

Madeleine Nerio - Intern, 2019 summer

Madeleine Nerio is an intern with NowCastSA and a Student Ambassador for the City of San Antonio.

She is a politics major at the University of Dallas and is also pursuing a music concentration.

Madeleine served her community as a director of the Beacon Hill Area Neighborhood Association when she was in high school.

She is also a research intern for the Tier One Neighborhood Coalition and was awarded a scholarship from the Hatton W. Sumners Foundation that encourages the science and art of self-government.

In 2019, she was a finalist for the Harry S. Truman Foundation Scholarship for her dedication towards neighborhood preservation and empowering inner-city residents. Madeleine is a tenth generation Texas born and raised in inner-city San Antonio.

Here is her LinkedIn page.

Sami Bouls - Intern, 2019 summer

Sami Bouls is currently a junior attending St. Mary's University whose internship came through the Students + Startups program. After he graduates from St. Mary’s University with B.B.A. in International Business, he plans to attend law school. During the school year Sami works as a Resident Assistant, where he has had the opportunity to improve his problem solving, time management, and organizational skills.

During the summer of 2019, he was an Intern with NOWCastSA where he worked closely with Charlotte-Anne Lucas on creating sponsorship opportunities and focused on the NOWCastSA’s YouTube Channel.

When not at school or working, Sami enjoys spending time seeing new places, being outdoors, with his family, and enjoying a good laugh with his friends.

Here is his LinkedIn page.

Justice Garza - Intern, 2018-2019 academic year

A Brownsville native, Justice graduated from University of Texas at San Antonio in December 2019 with a major in Public Health and minor in Anthropology. Today she is a Risk Reduction Specialist at Health Analytics in Brownsville, Texas.

Justice's internship came through the UTSA Rowdy Corps program. While at NOWCastSA she learned videography, wrote articles, updated maps and became proficient in the CRM database, Salesforce.

Here is her LinkedIn page.

I'm focused on being involved and bettering my community. After graduating, I plan to volunteer abroad with the Peace Corps. After that I plan to continue my education abroad as well. Hopefully, I will come back and make a difference in the community by creating new Public Health interventions that will focus on helping the Hispanic population. My dream is travel the world and become as cultured as one can be, and helping those in need in the… (full bio)

Calasia Haynes - Intern, 2018-2019

Calasia Haynes is a senior at the University of Texas at San Antonio gaining her Bachelors Degree in communications. Her internship with NOWCastSA came through the campus Rowdy Corps program

Outside of her studies, Calasia is an active member of NAACP, NPHC, videographer, photographer, and editor.

Soren Vaughn - Intern, 2018 summer

Soren Vaughn began as an intern during the summer before his junior year of high school at BASIS San Antonio Shavano Campus. He will graduate from high school in May, 2020 and plans to major in chemistry at a college to be named.

During his internship, Soren created the first San Antonio-area map of parks just for dogs, and he was the videographer when (full bio)

Cynthia Herrera - Intern, 2017-2018 academic year

Cynthia Herrera was an intern at NOWCastSA while studying at Texas A&M University - San Antonio, where she graduated in 2018 with a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communications - Electronic Media and photojournalism.  She is a freelance multimedia journalist and a substitute teacher in the Harlandale Independent School District.

She graduated from San Antonio College in 2016 with Associates Degrees in Journalism and Photography. In 2015, she was the Assistant Managing Editor- News and Editor-in-Chief of the SAC student newspaper, the Ranger.

Here is her LinkedIn page.

 

Brooke Cowey - Intern, 2017 spring semester

Brooke Cowey was an intern at NOWCastSA while studying at Texas State University, where she graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications/Media Studies.

At NOWCastSA she was expert at livestreaming and directing video productions on the TriCaster. She also wrote news articles, demonstrating proficiency as a journalist.

Here is her LinkedIn page.

Daniel Serna - Intern, 2017 spring semester

Daniel Serna was an intern at NOWCastSA while studying at Texas A&M University - San Antonio, where he graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and Media Studies. He is studying to earn his Masters degree in Public Administration from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

During his internship, he wrote articles that focused on public policy and social justice.

Here is his LinkedIn page.