Staff

Trip Jennings, executive director. trip@nmindepth.com

Trip started his career in Georgia at his hometown newspaper, The Augusta Chronicle. Since then he’s worked at newspapers in California, Florida and Connecticut where he reported on many interesting stories, including the resignation and incarceration of Connecticut’s then-governor, John Rowland, and gang warfare in California. Since 2005, Trip has covered politics and state government for the Albuquerque Journal, The New Mexico Independent and the Santa Fe New Mexican.  He holds a Master’s of Divinity from Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Ga. In 2012, he co-founded New Mexico In Depth.

Marjorie Childress, deputy director. marjorie@nmindepth.com

Marjorie was part of an emerging class of political bloggers in the early days of the internet in New Mexico, which led to a position on the reporting team of the New Mexico Independent from 2008-2010, the first digital-only news organization in the state. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in accounting from the University of North Texas and a Master’s degree in Community Planning from the University of New Mexico. She has held management positions in both the private and nonprofit sectors, leading financial management and program teams.  For NMID, she serves as an editor, reporter, and program director.

 

Jeff Proctor, reporter, The Justice Project. cjproctor74@gmail.com

Jeff is an investigative reporter for New Mexico In Depth. Previously he was an investigative reporter/producer for KRQE-TV, the CBS affiliate in Albuquerque, and prior to that he was the justice system reporter for the Albuquerque Journal. Jeff’s work has received numerous local, state and regional awards. In 2013, he was a finalist for the American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award for his reporting on systemic civil rights abuses by the Albuquerque Police Department. And in 2012, Jeff received the William S. Dixon First Amendment Freedom Award from the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government for advancing transparency in the state. Jeff is a member of the chapter’s Freedom of Information Committee and has been a board member since 2013.

 

Sylvia Ulloa, reporter and community engagement director

Sylvia most recently was managing editor of the Las Cruces Sun-News in the agricultural Mesilla Valley in southern New Mexico. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from San Jose State University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, respectively. Sylvia brings extensive experience in multi-media reporting and building engagement opportunities. She’ll be instrumental in deepening New Mexico In Depth’s community engagement program going forward, and we are looking forward to on-the-ground reporting from southern New Mexico.