About me

Hola! My name is Lucio and I recently made the switch from the newsroom to product and now work as a Senior Software Engineer at The Washington Post.

Previously at Vox Media, The Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune's Spanish daily (Hoy Chicago) respectively and The Chicago Reporter.

During my time in San Francisco I helped instruct a class on editorial web design and development in the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley.

Outside of work, I was listed in Editor & Publisher's 2019 “25 Under 35: The Future Generation of Newspaper Leaders” and Fullstack Academy's “15 Developers to Follow If You Want to Work in Media.” I cofounded Code Latino Chicago, a community empowering Latinos into web development. A contributor of Next.js (v9.4.3), an open-source React Framework .

A Lifetime member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) and previously served on the local chapter boards in DC, Bay Area and Chicago.

I'm originally from Compton, CA and graduated from Cal State Fullerton (Go Titans!) with a Bachelor's Degree in Photo Communications.

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