Gustavo Arellano

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Editor: OC Weekly
Gustavo Arellano is a staff writer with OC Weekly and the author of the nationally syndicated "¡Ask a Mexican!," the 2006 AAN winner for Best Column for circulation over 50,000. He was also won a 2002 AAN Diversity internship. ¡Ask a Mexican! -- which will be published in book form by Scribner Press (a division of Simon & Schuster) on Cinco de Mayo 2007 -- has been the subject of press coverage in the Los Angeles Times, Detroit Free Press, San Antonio Express-News, Mexico City's El Universal newspaper, The Today Show, The Situation with Tucker Carlson, Nightline, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's The Hour, The Tom Leykis Show, Utne and The Colbert Report. Gustavo's commentaries on Latino culture appear regularly on National Public Radio's Day to Day and Latino USA program, the Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, The Glenn Beck Show and Pacific News Service.

AltWeekly Awards

2009 Column, Honorable Mention (Circulation Above 50000) by Gustavo Arellano
2008 Column, 1st Place (Circulation Above 55000) by Gustavo Arellano
2007 Column, 2nd Place (Circulation Above 55000) by Gustavo Arellano
2006 Column, 1st Place (Circulation Above 50000) by Gustavo Arellano