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…

Renew your SAAHJ membership this weekend and get a free pin

By Madison Iszler | April 19, 2023

Join us for some cafecito this weekend at Kulture Kafe and renew your membership! Kulture Kafe is hosting a Fiesta sip and shop event at 1112 S. St. Mary’s St. to support Latina-owned businesses on Saturday and is allowing us to hold a membership drive during their event. We’ll be set up from 10 a.m.-2…

Maddy Mendoza to donate portion of funds from Fiesta medals to SAAHJ

By Madison Iszler | March 6, 2023

Maddy Mendoza, a reporter at Axios San Antonio, is donating $1 from sales of her Fiesta medal this year to SAAHJ. You can view her medal, which costs $12, online via creator SA Flavor’s website. “Maddy says that this organization bolsters the talents of Latino reporters through awards, scholarships and by building a network of…

Member announcement: Maddy Mendoza is leaving MySA for a new opportunity at Axios

By Madison Iszler | September 20, 2022

Maddy Mendoza announced Monday that she is leaving her position as Food and Culture Editor of MySA. She has accepted a position as a reporter for Axios. Axios is set to launch soon in San Antonio under the leadership of news veteran and fellow SAAHJ member Jamie Stockwell, who most recently served as deputy national…


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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Do you have questions about what we do or are you looking for a way to help us with our mission?