Author: maritza

Bio: Maritza Lizeth Félix is a freelance journalist, producer and writer in Arizona. She is a Feet in 2 Worlds editing fellow. Her work has been published in major newspapers in the U.S., Mexico and other countries, and broadcast on various television networks. Félix has won five Emmys. In 2012 and 2013 the Phoenix New Times named Félix Best Spanish-Language Journalist in Arizona. Currently, Maritza leads Conecta Arizona, a news service on WhatsApp providing a life-line to Spanish-speakers in Arizona during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Arizona’s Fate in the Midterms Depends on Latino Voters

Posted on: 04 Nov 2022

In this year’s midterm elections, a lot of the political gains of the past 12 years are threatened, and Latino voters could be partly responsible.

Cruzando Líneas: A New Podcast About Bridges Across Borders

Posted on: 21 Jul 2022

Conecta Arizona launches new podcast

Conecta Arizona: A Year of Busting Covid Myths in Spanish

Posted on: 11 May 2021

Conecta Arizona’s one-year anniversary is a milestone for community-focused journalism

The Long Shadow of Family Separation

Posted on: 12 Mar 2021

From Fi2W editing fellow Maritza Félix

The Dead Who Brought Me Back to Mexico

Posted on: 29 Oct 2020

Grieving our loved ones lost to Covid-19 this Día de los Muertos.

Uninsured, Unemployed and Undocumented in the Pandemic

Posted on: 24 Apr 2020

Arizona hotel workers struggle to survive. Read our story produced with Slate.

United by Love, Separated by the Border and the Coronavirus

Posted on: 07 Apr 2020

A story produced in our new partnership with Slate.