Martha reports on environmental justice, urbanism and migration in Mexico and Central America. Originally from Rockville, Maryland, she lived in Mexico from 2013-2019. She is currently an M.A. candidate in Journalism and Latin American and Caribbean Studies at New York University.
Her work has appeared in The Guardian, Al Jazeera English, The Nation, CityLab and over a dozen other publications. She writes in Spanish for Mexican news outlets including Cambio and Nexos. Martha is a Latin America stringer for The Tablet, an international Catholic magazine in London.
Martha’s reporting has been supported by the Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources, the Solutions Journalism Network, James W. Foley Legacy Foundation and the International Women in Media Foundation (IWMF). She was an Adelante fellow in Guatemala with IWMF in September 2018.
In 2016, she was a staff reporter at The News, a Mexico City English-language publication. Martha is a former Fulbright research grantee in Mexico (2014-15) and worked as a research assistant at the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH).