About the Reporting Labs
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs are classrooms, after-school programs and clubs around the country producing original, inspiring reports about how national and global issues affect local communities.
Name: Gil Garcia
Joined SRL: 2011
Austin High School
Gil Garcia has an extensive background in film production and has worked for companies such as GSD&M, LatinWorks, and 501 Post. A graduate of the University of Texas RTF program, he is currently in his 7th year teaching digital filmmaking at Austin High School. Gil also serves as a media education consultant for the Austin Independent School District as well as the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs Project. He is also a freelance filmmaker and is currently in post-production on a documentary for PBS.