Maritza L. Félix

  • Independent journalist / Founder of Conecta Arizona
  • Conecta Arizona

Maritza L. Félix is award winning freelance journalist, producer, and writer in Arizona. She is the founder of Conecta Arizona, a news-you-can-use service in Spanish that connects people in Arizona and Sonora primarily through WhatsApp and social media. She is a Senior JSK Community Impact fellow at Stanford. She is also IWMF Adelante, Feet in 2 Worlds, EWA, and Listening Post Collective Fellow and part of Take The Lead’s 50 Women Who Can Change the World of Journalism 2020 cohort. She is currently a media leader of the Executive Program in News Innovation and Leadership at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism and a 2021-2022 fellow of The Carter Center.