Bianca Nicolle Morales Borges is the cultural expressions and community values reporter for the TucsonSentinel, an online publication in Tucson, Arizona. While Morales worked on earning her bachelor’s degree in journalism at the University of Central Florida, she interned as a reporter for the West Orange Times & Observer. A bilingual reporter, Morales hails from Puerto Rico and has worked as a contributor at the Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting and a freelance reporter with the Oviedo Community News in Oviedo, Florida. When she’s not reporting she’s dancing, reading, hiking, swimming or surfing.
Beat: Cultural expression and community values in Tucson
Bilingual, intersectional coverage of the ties that bind and the dreams that push members of the Tucson community, which has an impressive slate of cultural amenities, renowned new music scene, and abundant creative artists. Reporting includes hard news and contextual journalism on the deep traditions and cross-cultural innovations in local art, performance, music, writing, architecture, theatre, faith and religion, community groups and activists, food and folkways.