Bio

I’m Martín, Los Angeles-based reporter for Courthouse News Service, a national political and legal news outlet. I mainly cover federal courts but also report on police accountability, the environment, immigration, homelessness and more.

In 2021, Ill be working with my neighbors to build a community newsroom as part of the Solutions Journalism Network LEDE Fellowship.

For my latest reporting, follow me on Twitter.

My work has appeared in Yes Magazine, Chicago Magazine, Truthout and National Public Radio among other outlets.

I have a Journalism M.A from Columbia College in Chicago and an Urban Planning B.A from University of Illinois-Chicago.

You can connect with me on LinkedIn or reach me at: martin.macias.jr@gmail.com