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Andrés Martinez

Editorial Director, Future Tense
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Andrés Martinez is New America's editorial director for Future Tense. He is also the editorial director of Zócalo Public Square, and professor of practice at the Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University. Previously, Mr. Martinez was Vice President, Director of the Fellows Program, and Editorial Director at New America. Mr. Martinez initially joined New America as a fellow.

Before joining New America in 2007, Mr. Martinez was the editorial page editor of The Los Angeles Times. He previously served as assistant editorial page editor at The New York Times, and was a member of that newspaper's editorial board from 2000 to 2004, writing editorials on a variety of national and foreign topics. He was a 2004 Pulitzer Prize finalist for a series of editorials on the impact of U.S. farm subsidies on the developing world. Mr. Martinez has also been a business reporter at The Wall Street Journal (1997-98) and at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (1994-95), as well as an editorial writer at the Post-Gazette (1995-97). Before entering journalism, he practiced communications law at Verner Liipfert in Washington, D.C., and served as a law clerk for Federal District Judge Jerry Buchmeyer in Dallas (1992-93). He is the author of 24/7: Living It Up and Doubling Down in the New Las Vegas (Villard, 1999). A native of Mexico, Mr. Martinez earned a bachelor of arts degree in history at Yale, a master of arts degree in Russian history at Stanford University, and a Juris Doctor degree at Columbia University Law School, where he was a member of the Columbia Law Review.

Publications

Article | Jan 9, 2014 | The Weekly Wonk
Article | Dec 19, 2013 | The Weekly Wonk
Article | Dec 12, 2013 | The Weekly Wonk

Events

Event | Mar 4, 2014 | Washington
Event | Sep 26, 2013 | Washington
Event | Feb 25, 2013 | Washington
Event | Jun 19, 2012 | Washington
Event | Feb 21, 2012 | Washington
Event | Mar 21, 2011 | Washington

Press

In the News Item | Apr 4, 2014 | Slate
In the News Item | Jun 3, 2011 | Global Post
In the News Item | Apr 11, 2011 | Christian Science Monitor
In the News Item | Aug 14, 2010 | Politico
In the News Item | Jun 15, 2010 | NPR
In the News Item | May 11, 2010 | Politico
In the News Item | Apr 27, 2010 | Politico
In the News Item | Mar 11, 2010 | MSNBC

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Areas of Expertise

Latin America, Media, Politics