About

qta23jjmOmar Jimenez is a Dallas ISD Product.

Omar and his family are products of Dallas ISD of two sisters and a brother who all graduated from Seagoville High School, and all have attended DISD Schools.

He attended school at Kleberg Elementary in District 4, W.E. Greiner Middle School in Oak Cliff, and then graduated from Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.

Omar has a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication with a Minor in Political Science from The University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley in Edinburg. (A First Generation University Student.)

Servicing in many leadership roles at UTRGV (Formally The University of Texas-Pan American), he is ready to commit to the district with new ideas and getting back to the basics.

EDUCATION
The University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley Edinburg, TX
Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication with a focus in Broadcast Journalism
Minor in Political Science
Activities: 
Pre-Law Society/Member September 2012-December 2012
Bronc Radio/Volunteer/Member October 2011-May 2015
Alliance/Member/Vice-President/President/Treasurer March 2011-May 2014
Dallas County Democratic Party/ Precinct Chair June 2016-Current
Dallas County Tejano Democrats/ Youth Vice Chair August 2016-August 2018
23rd Senatorial District Tejano Democrats/ Youth Vice Chair/Steering Committee Member March 2018-Current
Honors & Awards:
UTPA Dean’s List
Spring 2011/Spring 2012/Fall 2012
Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (TIPA)
Spring 2013/Spring 2014/Spring 2015
Honorable Mention in Radio Public Affairs
and Third Place in Radio Production
College Broadcasters Inc. (CBI)
Fall 2013
Producer of Finalist for Best Radio Newscast

EXPERIENCE

University of Texas-Pan American: Bronc Radio Edinburg, TX

News Director (part-time)

The host of The Political Hour 

Programming Director

Assistant News Director 

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