Cat Cardenas

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Cat Cardenas is a Latina writer and photographer from San Antonio. She founded the first National Association of Hispanic Journalists chapter at the University of Texas at Austin, in 2016, and was one of four UT students selected to report on the Olympics for a number of U.S. newspapers. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Texas Tribune, Teen Vogue, and Paper Magazine. Since joining Texas Monthly in 2019, she's interviewed drag queens and politicians, and written about immigration, Texas history, film, music, and the state’s minority communities.