Alejandro Martínez-CabreraAssistant Digital Editor
Alejandro Martínez-Cabrera is an assistant digital editor at KUT.org. He previously worked as a breaking news editor at the Austin American-Statesman and content editor at the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas. Before that, he worked for several English- and Spanish-language publications covering the U.S.-Mexico border, immigration, technology and public safety.
He grew up in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, and has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin.
Vaccination rates in Texas had reached their lowest levels in July, but they have gradually picked up the pace in the last few weeks as the highly contagious delta variant has ravaged the state.