Nicole Chavez is an associate writer for CNN Digital.
Previously, she was a mobile/breaking news reporter at the Austin American-Statesman in Austin, TX.
She graduated from the University of Texas in El Paso and interned at the Washington Post, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Brownsville Herald and several Spanish-language publications.
She was a 2015 Journalism & Women Symposium Emerging Journalist Fellow, a Chips Quinn Scholar and The New York Times Journalism Institute alumna. She was part of the 2012 ONA Student Newsroom received an Online Journalism Award for the investigative project Mexodus. She is a former board member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
Follow her on Twitter at @NicoleChavz