About Maricar Estrella Hastings
HASTINGS, MARICAR ESTRELLA is an online editor/producer for Star-Telegram.com, which surpassed 2 million unique monthly visitors in February 2008, a news website covering Tarrant County communities in North Texas. Her responsibilities include daily content planning and "hawking" the Elections & Politics pages. Recently, she supervised an online reader’s vote for a Project Runway-inspired design contest using Barbies as models. She is also the project leader for an upcoming series on black women who have HIV/AIDS. Maricar was born in Manila, Philippines and raised in southern California. She has a dual bachelor’s degree in newspaper journalism and religion from Syracuse University. Her first newspaper job was as a copy editor at the News Journal in Wilmington, Delaware. At the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, she’s held several titles including senior news designer, Sunday coordinator, stock show editor, assistant metro editor, metro editor and deputy features editor. Maricar enjoys spending time with her husband, Jamey, and stepson, Kiscada, traveling, collecting Asian Barbies and watching reality TV without shame.
- Occupation: Web Editor/Producer
- Organization: Star-Telegram.com
- Location: Fort Worth, TX 76177 USA
- Was accepted for Mar 25-28 2008 Technology Training for Editors.
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