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Carol Ann Alaimo
Newsroom - Tucson & Region
Ph: 520-573-4138   
Carol Ann has been with the Star since 1999, but has been an investigative reporter for more than 30 years. She's won numerous awards in the U.S. and Canada. In 2003, she was a war correspondent in Iraq and was a Knight-Wallace Fellow in Michigan in 2008.
Henry Brean
Newsroom - Tucson & Region
Ph: 520-573-4283   
Henry joined the Star in 2019 after 25 years at Nevada newspapers. A Tucson native, he graduated from Amphi and earned a journalism degree from the University of Missouri. He wrote about the environment for the Las Vegas Review-Journal for 16 years.
Cathalena E. Burch
Senior Reporter/Entertainment
Newsroom - Tucson & Region
Ph: 520-573-4642    
Cathalena has covered music for the Star for the past 20 years. She's a graduate of Arizona State University has worked at Sedona Red Rock News, Niagara Gazette in Niagara Falls, New York; and USA Today.
Norma Coile
Team Leader
Newsroom - Tucson & Region
Ph: 520-573-4663   
Tony Davis
Newsroom - Tucson & Region
Ph: 520-806-7746    
Tony graduated from Northwestern University and started at the Star in 1997. He has mostly covered environmental stories since 2005, focusing on water supplies, climate change, the Rosemont Mine and the endangered jaguar.
Jasmine Demers
Newsroom - Tucson & Region
Ph: 520-573-4233   
Jasmine joined the Star in 2019. With a master’s degree in journalism, Jasmine served in a variety of leadership roles, including The Daily Wildcat's editor-in-chief. She was also named Outstanding Newsperson of the Year by the UA School of Journalism.
Alex Devoid
Science Data/Investigative Reporter
Newsroom - Tucson & Region
Ph: 520-573-4417   
Alex has been with the Star since June 2019. He previously wrote about the environment for the Arizona Republic and he's a graduate of the University of Arizona.
Carmen Duarte
Newsroom - Tucson & Region
Ph: 520-573-4104   
Carmen started at the Star in 1981 and covers the aging population. She wrote “Mama’s Santos: An Arizona Life”, a book about the Mexican and Mexican-American experience in the Southwest through stories about her family. It won 11 awards.
Joe Ferguson
Newsroom - Tucson & Region
Ph: 520-573-4197    
Joe has been with the Star for six years. He covers politics as well as the city of Tucson and other municipalities in Southern Arizona. He graduated from the UA and previously worked for the Arizona Daily Sun.
Alexis Huicochea
Newsroom - Tucson & Region
Ph: 520-573-4175    
Mom of one.
Patty Machelor
Newsroom - Tucson & Region
Ph: 520-806-7754   
Patty covers issues pertaining to children and families as well as people living with disabilities. She previously reported on court cases, with an emphasis on juvenile court. She has worked for the Arizona Daily Star since 2001.
James Martinez
Night Editor
Newsroom - Tucson & Region
Ph: 520-573-4103   
Curt Prendergast
Newsroom - Tucson & Region
Ph: 520-573-4224   
Curt has been with the Star since 2015 and covers the border, immigration and federal courts. He previously worked at the Nogales International.
Gabriela Rico
Newsroom - Tucson & Region
Ph: 520-573-4232   
Gabriela's newspaper career began at the Tucson Citizen in '86 as the "movie-times girl" where she'd call local theaters for showtimes. Since then, she's written about crime, education, immigration, trade and business. She's been with the Star since 2007.
Justin Sayers
Newsroom - Tucson & Region
Ph: 520-573-4192   
Justin, a UA graduate, covers local government, focusing on Marana, Oro Valley and the Arizona Board of Regents. He previously worked at the Louisville Courier Journal, Arizona Republic and Hartford Courant and has received multiple awards.
Caitlin Schmidt
Newsroom - Tucson & Region
Ph: 573-4191    
Caitlin is sports reporter covering investigations, enterprise stories and longform features. She graduated from the UA's journalism school in 2014 and has won a dozen state awards for investigative and public records-based reporting.
Tim Steller
Newsroom - Tucson & Region
Ph: 520-807-7789   
Tim Steller is the Star’s metro columnist. A 20-plus year veteran of reporting and editing, he digs into issues and stories that matter in the Tucson area, reports the results and tells you his opinion on it all.
David Wichner
Newsroom - Tucson & Region
Ph: 520-573-4357   
David joined the Star in 1997, after working as a consumer and business reporter in Phoenix for more than a decade. A graduate of Ohio University, he has covered most business beats focusing on technology, defense and utilities. He has won several awards.

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