The Dow Jones News Fund provided 12 journalism instructors from Hispanic-Serving Institutions with scholarships to attend a fast-paced, hands-on multimedia training program at the University of Texas at El Paso from May 30 to June 5.

Participants were taught essential software like Final Cut Pro X, iMovie, SoundSlides, Audacity, WordPress, and other multimedia technologies.

Links to projects:
Water, commitment are challenges for sustainable gardens in El Paso
New craft coffee culture brewing in El Paso
From farm to table: The growth of organic food in El Paso
Food truck park growing clientele in Downtown El Paso but still facing challenges

Director: Zita Arocha, director, Borderzine; senior lecturer, University of Texas at El Paso

The Multimedia Training Academy participants
Richard Eugene Brunson, University of Central Florida
Laura Lynn Camden, Northern Arizona University
Joe Hale Cutbirth, Manhathan College
Celestine Gonzalez de Bustamante, University of Arizona
Kirstie Elizabeth Hettinga, California Lutheran University
Michael Vincent Marcotte, University of New Mexico
Michele D. Mohr, Morton College
Susannah Nesmith, Barry University
Christopher Temple Northup, University of Houston
Jay Seidel, Fullerton College