Miyawni Curtis is a senior at the University of New Mexico, where she is pursuing a bachelor's degree in Multimedia Journalism. She is a freelance writer and former news editor for the New Mexico Daily Lobo. Her passion for journalism led her to step out of her comfort zone. She was awarded an internship with the New Mexico Local News Internship where she spent the summer of 2023 working with KSFR, Santa Fe’s public radio station. Her interest in journalism stems from an interview she had with a local news station in high school after writing a song about the pandemic. She takes pride in providing the community with the information they are looking for or the stories they didn’t know they needed.
Two New Mexico correctional facility officers have been accused multiple times of abusing and harassing incarcerated people. This past year, the prison guards Lt. Christian Trujillo and Sgt. Danny Pelayo were both named three times in civil complaints and civil rights lawsuits. Trujillo and Pelayo work at the Northeast New Mexico Correctional Facility in Clayton. […]