Mariel Garza was promoted from editorial writer/columnist to editorial page editor at the Los Angeles Daily News. Mariel was previously a L.A. City Hall reporter for the DN.
Oscar Garza (no relation) was hired as senior editor/content. He was previously the editor-in-chief of the short-lived Tu Ciudad magazine, which folded in June. Prior to that gig, he was deputy editor of the Los Angeles Times magazine.
Julio Morales was hired as an online reporter. This is his first job. A recent Cal State Northridge grad, he interned at the DN during the summer.
Looks like Executive Editor Carolina García, who joined the paper in April of this year is effectively diversifying and adding to her staff, which was drastically reduced prior to her arrival.