Dirce Toca is a senior at DePaul University double majoring in Journalism and Public Relations & Advertising. Currently, she holds an editorial intern position with In These Times Magazine. She is also a campus reporter with DePaul's student-run weekly newspaper, The DePaulia. Toca served as Secretary and Treasurer for DePaul's chapter of The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) for a year, and attended both the regional and national SPJ conferences for the 2017-2018 school year. She is an active member of both SPJ and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ).
She is a native Spanish speaker and fluent in written and spoken English. Investigative journalism, immigration and criminal justice include her areas of interest.