Carissa is a journalist and social activist who uses the power of media to serve marginalised communities. Carissa has a background in both investigative news and television production. While working in Cape Town, South Africa, she produced an investigative piece uncovering the hidden abuse of Congolese immigrant workers. Carissa brings her video-editing and story-telling abilities to San Antonio's underserved populations.
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Carissa R. Shillingford
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The Motley Few is a digital media company that was founded in 2016. We provide high-quality coverage of underserved, local organizations and communities.
Our mission is to represent San Antonio's minority, underrepresented populations. People of alternative racial, gender, and sexual indentities face steep inclines to have their voices heard in the Hill Country. We are here to tell those stories.
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Edmond Ortiz is a freelance journalist, editor, and photographer with nearly 20 years experience covering a variety of issues and communities in and around San Antonio. Edmond has worked with news organizations such as the San Antonio Express-News, Prime Time Newspapers, Rivard Report, and NOWCastSA. He's a lifelong San Antonian, with a strong grasp of many vital local issues.
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Aubrey is a freelance writer, journalist, and storyteller. She has a background in news, radio, and film where she has covered stories regarding issues of student debt, disability rights, sustainable living, women’s rights, and community advocacy. Aubrey has spent the last few months working in the West and South side of San Antonio educating and mentoring inner-city youth in an attempt to combat San Antonio’s high illiteracy rates.
Felicia DeInnocentiis is a recent graduate of Texas State University majoring in journalism and digital media. She reported news for her campus radio station, KTSW, and interned at the San Antonio Current magazine. Felicia has explored topics such as mental illness, San Antonio's no-kill animal rights efforts, and political campaigns in San Marcos.
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Growing up as one of four kids, Sarah made it her point to be heard and to investigate, especially when stories didn't add up. After graduating with a degree in journalism advertising, she worked in social media management. However, journalism encouraged her to make the leap into the exciting unknown of investigative journalism, where she could make a difference.
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