ENGLISH: Who We Are

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

EXECUTIVE BOARD

President

Laura is the general director of Chequeado, a fact-checking site in Argentina, co-founder of Factchequeado in the U.S., and creator of the LatamChequea network.

Vice President

Ismael is the author of “La reinvención de The New York Times” (2017) and Tendenci@s, a newsletter about digital media.

Treasurer

James is a consultant specializing in digital media, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Secretary

Patrick is Executive Board Secretary. He is a Vice President at the International Center for Journalists.

Teresa is the Executive Editor at WAMU in Washington D.C., and has more than 20 years of experience as a journalist, editor, and media director.

ADVISORY BOARD

Advisory Board

Kevin is an independent consultant with more than 20 years of experience working in the areas of democracy, rights, governance, media development and strengthening information ecosystems.

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Juanita is the director of La Silla Vacía, an independent Colombian media organization.

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Eduardo is representative and coordinator of the Regional Office for South America of the Inter-American Institute of Human Rights (IIDH).

Cofounder of SembraMedia

Mijal Iastrebner is the cofounder of SembraMedia. She also is a journalist, entrepreneur and teacher.

Dr. Alejandro is coordinator of the Master’s Program in Spanish Journalism at Florida International University (FIU).

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Ramón is a professor of journalism at the University of Navarra (Spain), where he is the vice-dean of research at the Faculty of Communication.

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Glenda is one of the most recognized and valued Latin American journalists.

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Charo is the editor of newsroom development and support at The New York Times.

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Lindsay is the founder of Impact Architects, a firm that specializes in the design of high-impact journalism.

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Patricia is the General Manager of Media Advisory Services for the Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF).

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Amy is an associate professor at San Diego State University’s School of Journalism and Media Studies.

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Luz Mely is the Co-founder of Efecto Cocuyo in Venezuela.

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David is a consultant, book author and professor of digital journalism. His experience in media and digital technology has taken him as a visiting professor to universities.

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Rosental is a professor of journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, where he holds the Knight Chair in Journalism and the UNESCO Chair in Communication.

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Fabiola is an ICFJ Knight Fellow and member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). She is founder of Salud con Lupa.

Maria Catalina has more than 15 years of experience in media management and investment analysis in Latin America.

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Isabela is the co-founder and editorial director of GK, the most widely read independent digital native media outlet in Ecuador.

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Sebastián is an Audience, Impact, and Experimentation Strategist at NowThis (United States) and a media consultant.

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Felicitas is the executive director of News Product Alliance. She is a journalist and product thinker, and she focuses on the relationship between sustainability and technology in media.

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Jazmín is co-founder and editorial director of El Surtidor, a digital media outlet in Paraguay specializing in visual journalism. 

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Elaine is the Associate Director of Coaching at LION Publishers. She manages a team of experts and analysts, and designs and executes training programs for other coaches and analysts.