Valeria Olivares

Journalist, Copywriter, Content Creator

United States

Raised in México. I've been a reporter for nearly five years, covering a wide variety of topics — including the border, crime, education and politics. My craft has taught me how to swiftly adapt, inform and engage different audiences and become a successful storyteller. I adore films, house music, creating content & showcasing unheard voices.

Dallas News
Many Black, Latino students graduating in Texas' top 10% aren't enrolling in college

Malik Childs, 19, worked throughout high school to save as much money as he could for college. Because he graduated in the top 10% of Mesquite High School's graduating class in 2020, Childs was guaranteed automatic admission to nearly all state universities. But he still experienced a hesitation that many encounter when transitioning into college.

Juarez dining scene gets Cuban touch amid migrant surge

JUAREZ, Mexico - Cuban migrants waiting their turn to seek asylum in the U.S. are finding some comfort at Little Habana, a restaurant serving homestyle Cuban food in this city on the border next to El Paso, Texas.