Joseph Pimentel joined Spectrum in August of 2020.

Pimentel has won many awards and accolades for his journalism, including the Plaridel Award from the Philippine Press Club and the Real O.C. Award from the Orange County Press Club.

The most meaningful stories to Pimentel are the ones that make an impact in the community. He says he doesn’t write stories for himself—he writes to inform and connect with his audience.

Pimentel is a self-proclaimed "theme park and museum junkie," a lover of film and live theater. He believes in the importance of diversity and has lived in Los Angeles or Orange County most of his life.