José Gerardo Martínez

Mexico´s Endangered Journalists

José Gerardo Martínez was killed by two gunmen between 7 and 8 AM on January 6, 2018, in the Ajusto neighborhood of Coyoacán, Mexico City. He had been to a street market to buy gifts for Three Kings Day.

Gerardo was a highly regarded editor for El Universal.

Story from Borderland Beat: Journalist José Gerardo Martínez murdered in a street market in Coyoacán, Mexico City

Spanish-language story from El Universal: José Martínez, vida eclipsada del periodista de EL UNIVERSAL

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