A new KJZZ series brings you the real people behind the headlines.
Ignacio Ventura is a reporter for KJZZ. He graduated from the University of Southern California with a bachelor’s degree in creative writing and a minor in news media and society.
During his time at USC, Ventura worked as a news staff writer for the campus newspaper, the Daily Trojan. He covered stories ranging from updates on student government meetings to news about an alumna running for Los Angeles mayor. He was also a member of Dímelo, the Latinx media brand of the USC Annenberg Media Center, where he specialized in creating multimedia content for web and social media.
Ventura is from Maryvale. In his free time, he enjoys dancing, drawing or reading.