The news site of San Diego City College

City Times

The news site of San Diego City College

City Times

The news site of San Diego City College

City Times

2021-2022 Staff

Victor Ortiz Jr.

Victor Ortiz Jr.

Victor Ortiz, Jr. is an open-minded multimedia journalist student with an interest in covering topics regarding underserved communities, politics and criminal justice. Before he entered journalism studies, Victor worked in...

Ash Lattrach

Ash Lattrach

Ash is and will be a TV and radio host. He has worked as a TV host in Paris, radio host in different countries and his dream is to have a talk show in the U.S. He enjoys soccer (playing and coaching), standup comedies and filmy...

Josh Hernandez

Josh Hernandez

Josh is majoring in film production with the intent to transfer to a 4-year university. He has experience writing, directing, and editing short films. He is also the creator and host of two ongoing podcasts.  Prior to enrolling...

Anique Garcia

Anique Garcia

She previously served as Advertising Manger, Managing Editor, Co-Editor in Chief with City Times. She is in her first semester with City Times Sound. Returning back to City to pursue her LOVE for everything SOUND. She currently...

Chad Francis

Chad Francis

Chad is a San Diego native now working as a Model and Actor. He also has a passion for technical production and hopes to direct, write, and produce content. He lives on San Diego's beautiful coastline in Mission Beach and started...

Roxanne Vieira

Roxanne Vieira

Roxanne Vieira is majoring in video production. She has previous experience working with assembling video and news scriptwriting. In her free time, Vieira likes playing games, analyzing design and chipping away at her own content....

Philip Salata

Philip Salata

Philip Salata joined City Times Media in fall 2021. His interests include urban geography, borderlands, culture, sustainability and social justice. After his B.A. in Literature at UCSC, Philip joined an international performance resea...

Ric Prado

Ric Prado

Ric Prado is studying is film production with the intent of transferring to a 4-year university. Before coming to City College, he was part of his high school news production class for one year. He's extremely active and has...

Jakob McWhinney

Jakob McWhinney

Jakob McWhinney found his passion for journalism when he returned to school in fall 2020, after losing both of his jobs at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. In his first semester with San Diego City College’s student...

Joseph C. Martinez

Joseph C. Martinez

Joseph C. Martinez is majoring in film production. While in the U.S. Navy, he was a supervisor of the ship’s entertainment and public announcing systems. In his free time, Martinez enjoys baking and taking his dog to the park....

Erika Larsson

Erika Larsson

This will be the first semester with City Times Media for Erika Larsson. She looks forward to this amazing opportunity. She is majoring in digital journalism with the hopes of transferring to SDSU in spring 2023. She currently has been ...

Ingrid Estrella

Ingrid Estrella

Ingrid "Estrella" is a Bay Area native and received her undergraduate degree from Penn State University, go Nittany Lions! She spent years in research at several hospitals but has decided to follow her true passion: news! She...

Kathy Archibald

Kathy Archibald

Kathy Archibald has spent time as a researcher and airline pilot and now enjoys art, community advocacy and paddling outrigger canoes. Her current obsession is finding truth, deeper understanding and healing in our fast-pa...

Kathryn Gray

Kathryn Gray

Kathryn Gray is currently studying digital journalism and creative non-fiction at San Diego City College with the goal of working in digital journalism for a community based media organization. Before returning to her hometown of San Dieg...

Will Mauriz

Will Mauriz

Will Mauriz is majoring in digital journalism. In his free time, Mauriz enjoys playing tennis, writing poetry, traveling and drawing.

Christopher Tapanes

Christopher Tapanes

Christopher Tapanes is majoring in journalism and will transfer to SDSU in Spring 2022. Before enrolling in school, Tapanes was an engineer for the United States Navy. He was stationed in Rota, Spain, and the USS Portland based...

Jillian Fortner

Jillian Fortner

Jillian Fortner is the Executive Producer for CTTV and has been involved with City Times Media since spring 2021. She is currently working towards her bachelor's degree in communication at UC San Diego. In high school, Jillian...

Susana Serrano

Susana Serrano

Susana Serrano is the Executive Producer of Newscene/CTTV. She previously has served as video editor, writer, segment producer and producer for Newscene. She's also been host and producer for News Radio Midday. Serrano was part...

Assad Khalilzadeh

Assad Khalilzadeh

San Diego-raised Iranian-American who is seemingly a level beyond obsessed with Harry Potter and comic books. I aspire to be a technical director in a broadcast studio. I like reporting on sports and breaking news. Find me on...

Joel Garcia

Joel Garcia

Joel Garcia is originally from the Imperial Valley. He is also a podcaster and works on his own weekly sports and entertainment podcast titled The Pop Culture Shuffle, which can be streamed on both Anchor and Spotify. He has p...

Marlena Harvey

Marlena Harvey

Marlena Harvey is the current Editor-In-Chief for San Diego City Times. She has also has experience as a news manager, managing editor, staff writer and multimedia journalist. Marlena's goals to deliver truthful and detailed news...

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