Euskal Kazeta

2021-2022 Staff

Mikaela Goicoechea
Writer

Mikaela Goicoechea

Mikaela Goicoechea currently holds the position of Music Programs Director for the North American Basque Organizations (NABO) and has also served as Udaleku’s Singing Instructor. She is a Rock Springs, Wyoming native, but recently...

Chloe Arambel
Writer

Chloe Arambel

(Euskal Kazeta 2017) Chloe Arambel is a student at Syracuse University studying French and International Relations. She has been an active participant in the Chino Basque dance groups since a young age, and is currently in the...

Robert J. Lopez
Writer

Robert Lopez

Robert Lopez is a veteran journalist and former staff member of  the Los Angeles Times, who has covered a variety of stories across the U.S. and Latin America. See Lopez' website, LAJourno....

Mitchell Handler
Writer

Mitchell Handler

(Euskal Kazeta from 2013 to 2014) Mitchell Handler is a student at the University of California, Berkeley double majoring in political science and media studies. He works for the campus' student newspaper, Daily Californian, where he has reported on news r...

Ander Egiluz Beramendi
Writer

Ander Egiluz Beramendi

(Euskal Kazeta 2014 - 2017) Ander Egiluz Beramendi of Leioa, Bizkaia is a graduate in Journalism of the University of the Basque Country and has developed his career mainly in the Culture section of newspapers, magazines, and...

Jose Mallea. Photo: UNR Reno.
Writer

Joxe Mallea-Olaetxe

Joxe Mallea-Olaetxe is a writer and former associate professor at University of Nevada, Reno. He has done extensive research on Basque carvings on aspen trees in the West and is the author of "Speaking through the Aspens." R...

Pierre Igoa
Webmaster and writer

Pierre Igoa

Pierre is a webmaster and one of the initial founders of Euskal Kazeta. He lives in Bakersfield.

Steve Bass
Historian

Steve Bass

Steve Bass is a historian based out of Bakersfield, California. He is the co-author of "The Basques of Kern County." ...

Nancy Zubiri
Editor

Nancy Zubiri

I have been writing about the U.S. Basque community for many years. I recently retired from teaching English at Venice High School in Los Angeles after 20 years. I dedicate much of my free time to my work as editor of Euskal Kaz...

Photographer

Linda Iriart

Linda Iriart is an occasional photographer for Euskal Kazeta and has her own photography business and website, Picsbylinda.com. She is based in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif....

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