Maritza L. Félix

Independent journalist / Founder of Conecta Arizona • Conecta Arizona
Last edited June 28, 2021

Maritza Lizeth Gallego Félix is a 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 an JSK Stanford, 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.