SAAHJ to honor actor Xolo Maridueña with new award at 25th annual gala, highlighting impact of Latinos in Hollywood

By Madison Iszler | August 3, 2023

The San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists (SAAHJ) will present actor Xolo Maridueña with the inaugural Estrella de Esperanza Award at its 25th Anniversary Scholarship and Awards Gala on Aug. 5 at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. The press conference will begin at 5 p.m. in the upstairs lounge at the Tobin on…

Individual tickets are now on sale for SAAHJ gala

By Madison Iszler | July 9, 2023

Individual tickets for our 25th Anniversary Scholarship & Awards Gala are now available for purchase! The gala, which benefits students studying journalism and communications in the San Antonio area, will take place Aug. 5 at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. A cocktail hour will begin at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and the…

SAAHJ Awards Record $65,000 to College Students

By Madison Iszler | June 8, 2023

The San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists is thrilled to announce that it is awarding a record $65,000 in scholarships to 14 students attending college this 2023-24 academic year. SAAHJ’s mission is to help newsrooms better reflect the diverse population of Texas, which includes supporting Latinx students in their pursuit of careers in journalism, communications…

Dart Training for Journalists: Coping with Stress, Trauma and Burnout

By Laura Garcia | May 2, 2023

The San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists is hosting a 75-minute online training for area journalists with the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at noon on Saturday, May 20. The free webinar will cover how we as journalists can better deal with the effects of on-the-job stress and trauma – whether it’s from covering…

Congratulations to SAAHJ members on their recent awards

By Madison Iszler | April 26, 2023

The San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists would like to congratulate the following board and general members on their awards and recognition at several recent journalism competitions. We are so proud of you and the important work you are doing! Best of the West Social Justice Reporting Third place: Laura Garcia and Libby Seline, San…


Our mission: more latinos in newsrooms

Helping Students Pursue journalism as a career

At San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists, we provide scholarships for students pursuing careers in communications in San Antonio, Texas and the surrounding areas. We also strive to foster diversity in media and create networking opportunities for Latinx in journalism.

San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists

Who We Are

Since 1987, our group has grown and thrived as we increase Hispanic journalists in San Antonio’s newsrooms. Our nonprofit organization has various members including, local journalists, public relations practitioners, media students, and individuals interested in the communications industry.


We have awarded thousands of dollars in scholarships to various students in the area. Over the years, dozens of students have successfully established their journalism and communications careers under our scholarship program.

Sponsorships and Partners

Our group can sponsor film screenings, mixers, lectures, and fashion events. As for other professional groups, we have partnered with organizations such as the Society of Professional Journalists, San Antonio Association of Black Journalists, PRSA, American Marketing Association,  and National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists

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