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Miami Dade College Students Recently Tapped to be Photojournalists for Major South Florida Newspaper


This photo, by student Amanda Mallo, was recently published in Diario Las Americas.

Miami, January 8, 2014 - Miami Dade College (MDC) students have been busy clicking away and capturing unique Miami images that are making the news. Photography, journalism, mass communications and other students have been taking part in the sCool Pix project with acclaimed Spanish-language daily newspaper Diario las Americas, one of the nation’s oldest and most respected Spanish-language papers. The photos are prominently appearing daily in the paper’s main section and also online at

To participate, one must be an MDC student, regardless of major. High-resolution images can be submitted by through this link:

With the volume of images, not all photos can be used. This is a great opportunity for MDC students to make the news and be the news, and even build a portfolio for those for whom photography is more than a hobby.

Media-only contacts:
Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611,, MDC communications director
Tere Estorino Florin, 305-237-3949,, MDC media relations director
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710,, media specialist
Roxana Romero, 305-237-3366,, media specialist
Kai Hill, 305-237-3359,, media specialist

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