News of San Patricio hires assistant editor

Alejandro “AJ” Lopez was the co-news editor for UTSA’s independent newspaper The Paisano.

SINTON – The News of San Patricio welcomes its new assistant editor, Alejandro “AJ” Lopez.

Lopez is a recent graduate from the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). He earned his bachelor’s degree in English with a concentration in professional writing, and he is an Odem resident, graduating from Odem High School summa cum laude.

“I loved attending UTSA,” Lopez said. “The education and experience I received at that university will stay with me for the rest of my life.”

During his time at UTSA, Lopez was the co-news editor of UTSA’s independent newspaper, The Paisano. Along with volunteering his time at The Paisano, he also worked at the Student Union’s Roadrunner Express and participated in organizations such as the Hispanic Student Association and Student Union Advisory Council.

During his free time, he likes to read and watch new shows on Netflix and Hulu.

Lopez said that he is excited to join The News of San Patricio staff.

“I am eager to cover everything happening in San Patricio County,” he said. “With this position, I hope to gain experience and grow as a journalist.”