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Gustavo Huerta

 Gustavo Huerta
  • Title: Marketing & Communications Coordinator
  • Office: SOD-6152
  • Phone: 713-486-4029
  • Email:
  • Administrative Area(s): Communications, Office of the Dean, PACE, PACE Center Team
  • Education:

    BA, Mass Communication | The University of Texas — Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, Texas, 2017

Gustavo Huerta serves as a marketing and communications coordinator for the PACE Center and UT Dentists at UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry. He joined the School of Dentistry after serving most recently as a photojournalist for the Houston Chronicle Media Group covering a wide array of stories in the Greater Houston area.

Before accepting the role at the Houston Chronicle Media Group, he worked as a freelance photojournalist for publications such as the Texas Observer, Planning Magazine, and the Houston Chronicle. He was also accepted into the Knights CUNY-J Summer Diversity Initiative program in 2018 in New York City. In all his roles, Huerta produced hyper-local articles, conducted interviews with community leaders and politicians, created multimedia stories through photography and videography, and pitched colorful cultural pieces to editors.

Huerta is a native Houstonian and is a graduate of The University of Texas — Rio Grande Valley with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication and a minor in studio arts. He is currently a graduate student at the University of Houston in pursuit of a masters of science degree in marketing.

He and his fiancé John have a 5-year-old German Shepherd rescue from BARC Animal Shelter named Eve.