Mayra Flores De Marcotte

Multimedia Journalist

San Jose, CA

Mayra Flores De Marcotte

A geeky mom, social media nerd, PR Pro and multimedia journalist in the Silicon Valley. Chronic documentarian, occasional gardener and enthusiastic listener of stories, I split my time between learning new things and [re]discovering life through my 10-year-old's eyes.


Downtown Campbell Starbucks Evacuated

The Santa Clara County Fire Department responded to a call to the Starbucks in downtown Campbell on reports that there was a smell of smoke early Thursday morning. The smell turned out to be a burned out motor, said a Santa Clara County Fire Department spokesperson who declined to be identified. Campbell Patch was first alerted about the incident and subsequent evacuation by Campbell resident and photography enthusiast Jason Brickman on Twitter.
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2-Alarm Apartment Fire Near San Tomas Expressway

A two-alarm apartment fire Wednesday morning billowed smoke into the air near San Tomas Expressway on the San Jose-Campbell border. San Jose Police and Fire as well as Campbell Police responded to a fire at 1405 Phelps Ave. within seven minutes of receiving the initial call for service. When crews arrived, they found heavy smoke coming out from the second story apartment, San Jose Fire Dept.Spokesman Cleo Doss said.
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Used Cooking Grease Spill Cleaned Up in Campbell

Last week, a and this morning, a Campbell Patch Facebook reader alerted us of some activity taking place near San Tomas Expressway at Campbell Avenue. Turns out that a truck collecting grease from nearby restaurants forgot to put the cap on his tank and spilled cooking grease onto San Tomas Expressway and Campbell Avenue.
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Mercedes Drives Into Now-Empty Hollywood Video

She usually shoots brides and grooms and wedding parties but today, Rhee Bevere of Rhee Bevere Photography at the shot something altogether different. A gold 1995 Mercedes Benz drove through the now empty Hollywood Video location, hitting a pole inside the store at about 11:40 a.m., Campbell Police Capt.
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Mayra Flores De Marcotte

I enjoy communication and find it a vital part of building community. This has been at the core of my career. A more informed community is a more effective and cohesive one. And these communities become quality audiences and advocates.

I have fine-tuned my skills in most forms of communication and storytelling through traditional and online media, digital, social media and public relations.

My specialties include team and community management; social media strategy and management; digital content strategy, creation and curation; and digital analytics and measurement.



  • Storytelling
  • Editing
  • Social Media