Maribel Molina

Online content producer

Maribel Molina is an online content producer for the Austin American-Statesman. She joined the team as a full-time staffer in June 2015. Previously, she worked at the Houston Chronicle as a web producer for news and features. She interned for the Statesman in the summer of 2013 and continued as a contractor while in school. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2014. 

Latest from Maribel Molina

Farewell, Warped Tour: An ode to ‘punk rock summer camp’
 After close to a quarter-century run, the annual summer rock road festival Warped Tour announced the 2018 tour will be its last. The tour served as a launchpad for hundreds of careers and a go-to for mainstream acts to get their feet wet, like Eminem and Katy Perry.   For six straight summers, I joined the crowds of Warped...

Posted: a day ago

After close to a quarter-century run, the annual summer rock road festival Warped Tour announced the 2018 tour will be its last. The tour served as a launchpad for hundreds of careers and a go-to for mainstream acts to get their feet wet, like Eminem and Katy Perry.   For six straight summers, I joined the crowds of Warped...
What do Texans like to do after Thanksgiving dinner?
 Feeling like burning off some calories after Thanksgiving dinner? According to data from Google, you’re not alone.  The data compiles Google Maps searches from the Thanksgiving holiday.  Google News Lab writes the data looks at “locations that are searched during the holiday far more than normal.”  A...

Posted: 2 days ago

Feeling like burning off some calories after Thanksgiving dinner? According to data from Google, you’re not alone.  The data compiles Google Maps searches from the Thanksgiving holiday.  Google News Lab writes the data looks at “locations that are searched during the holiday far more than normal.”  A...
A bilingual children’s book about Selena is blowing up on Amazon
 More than 20 years after her death, young children will get the opportunity to learn about the life of Texas’ most famous Tejano singer.  “The Life of/La Vida de Selena: A Lil’ Libros Bilingual Biography” aims to teach readers about slain Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla Perez. It’s currently ranked atop...

Posted: 2 days ago

More than 20 years after her death, young children will get the opportunity to learn about the life of Texas’ most famous Tejano singer.  “The Life of/La Vida de Selena: A Lil’ Libros Bilingual Biography” aims to teach readers about slain Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla Perez. It’s currently ranked atop...
Veterans Day: Send us your photos
 Veterans Day is Saturday and we want to celebrate the men and women who have served in the military.  The holiday honors those who pledged to defend the United States in the Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines and Coast Guard.  Know someone who served? Send us a photo of your loved ones to readerphotos@statesman.com to be featured in...

Posted: 7 days ago

Veterans Day is Saturday and we want to celebrate the men and women who have served in the military.  The holiday honors those who pledged to defend the United States in the Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines and Coast Guard.  Know someone who served? Send us a photo of your loved ones to readerphotos@statesman.com to be featured in...