James Martinez is Report for America's Deputy Director of Sustainability assisting in local fundraising efforts for news organizations in RFA's southwest region and will be based in Dallas.
James is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. He has worked at Liberty Hill Foundation in Los Angeles and Fidelity Charitable Trust in Texas. He also founded Dallas Forward Fund to help social and economic justice programs. He will service Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Utah.