Bio

I’m Martín, Los Angeles-based freelance reporter and audio producer. Most recently, I covered federal courts, politics, police accountability, the environment, immigration, homelessness and more for a national political and legal news outlet. I also led production for the launch of the legal news podcast Sidebar.

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 The Imprint, 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