About Us



Teresa is a career journalist who became editor of the Boulevard Sentinel in 2017. She was a member of the Editorial Board of the New York Times from 2004 to 2017, where she was part of the team that won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service in 2017. Before joining the New York Times, she was a senior editor and Washington, D.C. bureau chief for Money magazine. Teresa’s aim is to provide the best possible coverage of NELA in this era when local reporting is under pressure. To that end, she has established a partnership with the Community News team at The Occidental, the campus newspaper of Occidental College. Through the partnership, the Boulevard Sentinel is able to cover more stories while helping to train young journalists. Teresa graduated from UCLA and holds a Master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University.