Analise Ortiz is the communications strategist for the ACLU’s Campaign for Smart Justice. A native of Arizona, Ortiz graduated summa cum laude from Arizona State University Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and was named Outstanding Undergraduate Student of the Year (2014). Before joining the ACLU of Arizona, Ortiz was a television news reporter in Las Vegas, Nevada and the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Her work covering the stories and journeys of Central Americans migrating to the United States earned her a nomination at the 2016 National Association of Hispanic Journalists Awards. Ortiz is passionate about elevating the voices of marginalized communities and working toward the goal of true liberty and justice for all.