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El Pasoan Receives Editor and Publisher Magazine’s “25 Under 35″ Award

El Paso Times‘ Austin bureau reporter, Zahira Torres has been recognized as one of the best journalist for her investigation that exposed the EPISD scandal.

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The Editor and Publisher magazine’s “25 under 35″ award highlights the top young professionals in the newspaper industry and has named Torres one of the 2013 recipients. Torres was nominated by Times editor Robert Moore who believes she is one of the best journalist he has ever associated with.

Torres graduated from Burges High School and the University of Texas at El Paso. She began her career at 18 as a part-time obituary writer for the Times, then  moved on to write for the neighborhoods, business and metro stations sections of the paper. In 2009, she moved to Austin where she served as a state politics reporter for the Times, covering stories on public education and military.

Torres has already received the Harkney-Hovess Award from Governing Magazine for outstanding coverage of state and local government. This recognition from these two magazine for her investigation that exposed one of the worst school cheating scandals is a great send off for Torres. She will be leaving the Times in March to report on demographics and education for Colorado’s largest newspaper, the Denver Post.

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