José Medina is the press officer for the Texas office of Public Citizen. A native of Ciudad Juárez, México, José attended the journalism school at the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a Bachelor of Journalism in news and public affairs. As a newspaper reporter, José was a member of the newsroom at the Las Cruces Sun-News and covered various topics in southern New Mexico, including the courts, politics, and the commercial space industry. José returned to Austin to become the media coordinator at the ACLU of Texas. Before joining Public Citizen, José was the deputy communications director and senior communications strategist for the Texas Freedom Network.