- Associated Press - Friday, June 10, 2016

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) - Senior reporter Jessica Onsurez is the new managing editor at the Carlsbad Current-Argus.

Onsurez succeeds Aaron Bracamontes, who is taking on the newly created role of audience analyst and content strategist for members of the Texas-New Mexico Newspapers Partnership.

A native of Loving, the 31-year-old Onsurez joined the Current-Argus in 2013. She won reporter of the year honors two years in a row.

Robert Moore is the editor of the El Paso Times and vice president of news for the newspaper partnership. He said Onsurez is one of the Southwest’s most promising young journalists and she has a passion for covering important stories in her home community.

Onsurez was a Peace Corps volunteer and worked with former U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici as an executive assistant before joining the Current-Argus.

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Information from: Carlsbad Current-Argus, http://www.currentargus.com/

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