Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

On-the-Spot Contest winners (left to right) Fernando Ramos, Ryan Leon, Brayan Altamirano and Raymond Luna share a victory after receiving their awards at JACC in Long Beach, Calif. Saturday. The four student journalists worked hard all weekend to bring more awards back to the El Paisano Newsroom.

El Paisano Sweeps JACC 2022

Ryan Leon, Online Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2022

Despite stiff competition, there are more awards heading back to the newsroom at Rio Hondo College. El Paisano Media won nine out of 11 contests at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges conference in Long Beach, Calif.! This year, ACP teamed up with JACC to bring student journalists from northern...

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This year’s participants taking a group photo via zoom. The program’s advisor and journalism professor, Wendy Carrera , is in the middle.

El Paisano Takes on JACC Once Again

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor April 14, 2021

El Paisano’s staff of 2019-2020 participated in JACC 2021 again and won 18 awards overall. JACC  is a state-wide junior college convention that consist of writing, editing, and photography competitions as well as guest speakers giving advice to staff and instructors. The keynote speakers who participated...

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Major Garrett of CBS giving advice to attendees via zoom at this year’s JACC convention.

Major Garrett of CBS Host JACC

Lorenzo Arce, Copy Editor March 24, 2021

Major Garrett, chief Washington correspondent for CBS News, was a Keynote speaker for this year’s JACC convention. Despite being held virtually, many junior college correspondents and advisors from across the country managed to attend Garret’s session to gain knowledge in the journalism industry. “Journalism...

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Homeless in Old Town Sacramento 3rd Place Winner JACC

Eric Muñoz and Malissa Myers April 10, 2017

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El Paisano staff competed in JACC with two wins from Zachary Mejia and Diana Juarez.

El Paisano Staff Competes at JACC

Jake Laurell, Tutor November 2, 2016

Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) hosted at Cerritos College, was held last Saturday, October 29 for student attending community colleges in southern California. The competition had five on-the-spot writing contests and featured workshops with experienced journalists. The workshops...

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