Alma Martinez

  • Executive Director
  • Central Valley Journalism Collaborative

Alma Martinez serves as the Central Valley Journalism Collaborative (CVJC) executive director. Prior to joining CVJC, Alma served the region’s diverse communities in the public and private sector. Alma’s professional journalism career started at nonprofit public radio network, Radio Bilingue where she focused on issues facing Latino, immigrant, and farmworker communities including healthcare access, environmental health, education, and civic participation. Born in Mexico, Ms. Martinez immigrated with her parents to California’s Central Valley at the age of three. She attended Los Banos High School and California State University, Fresno. Alma is married to Lucio Martinez, and they are proud parents to six children.