Kenya Romero was a 2022-23 audience engagement fellow at the Los Angeles Times. An East Los Angeles native, she is a graduate of Cal State L.A., where she studied television, film and media, with an emphasis in journalism. Before joining The Times, she was a digital producer at the Southern California News Group, where she handled 11 branded social media accounts and covered live entertainment events. Prior to that, she was a digital strategy intern at the Cedars-Sinai newsroom and worked as a social media coordinator at the news outlet Entertainment Scoop. She got her start in journalism working as a community news reporter at the University Times, Cal State L.A.’s newspaper, where she reported on underrepresented communities.
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