Our Board

Gustavo Solis

Chapter President

Gustavo Solis was born in Mexico City and grew up in San Diego. He has been a journalist for more than ten years and has written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego and KPBS. He currently covers the border and immigration. He has been an NAHJ member for the last four years.





Aida Soria

Chapter Vice President

Aida Soria is an Emmy Award-winning producer at Fox 5. She is currently the executive producer of The LOCAList SD.  She is an experienced segment producer who has worked in broadcast, radio and media relations.

She is also a DJ in her spare time.





Heder Casas

Chapter Treasurer

Heder Casas is a bilingual-bicultural journalist and reporter at Univision San Diego since January 2019. She grew up on both sides of the border and has an understanding of what it’s like to be a fronteriza.

She’s  been an NAHJ member since joining the student chapter at San Diego City College. She wants to encourage more Latino journalists in San Diego / Tijuana to get involved.




David Hernandez

Chapter Secretary

David Hernandez covers law enforcement, crime and other public safety topics for the San Diego Union-Tribune. A San Diego State University graduate, he joined the Union-Tribune in late 2015. He was previously a member of the chapter’s scholarship committee, helping to raise funds and give away scholarships to aspiring journalists. He enjoys the outdoors in his spare time.