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Paola Nalvarte

Paola Nalvarte is a Peruvian journalist and documentary photographer living in Austin, Texas. She focuses on covering and writing about the Andes region. In Peru, Paola worked in the Lima office of the Italian news agency ANSA, on the economic news desk of the daily Expreso, and for ten years she has been working on different editorial projects doing picture editing and research for one of the oldest Spanish-language papers in the world, the Peruvian newspaper El Comercio. She also enjoyed writing for the newspaper weekly magazine Somos.

Paola Nalvarte es una periodista y fotógrafa documental peruana que vive en Austin, Texas. El foco de interés de su cobertura noticiosa es la región andina. En Perú, Paola trabajó en la oficina de Lima de la agencia italiana de noticias ANSA, en la sección de economía del diario Expreso y por diez años hizo investigación fotográfica y edición de fotografía editorial en el diario decano de la prensa peruana, El Comercio. También escribió para Somos, la revista semanal del mismo diario​, artículos sobre medio ambiente y cultura.

Paola Nalvarte é uma jornalista peruana e fotógrafa documentarista que vive em Austin, Texas. O foco de interesse da sua cobertura jornalística é a região andina. No Peru, Paola trabalhou no escritório de Lima da agência de notícias italiana ANSA, na seção de economia do jornal Expreso e, por dez anos, fez pesquisa fotográfica e edição de fotografia editorial para um dos jornais em espanhol mais antigos do mundo, o jornal peruano El Comercio. Ela também escreveu artigos de meio ambiente e cultura para a Somos, a revista semanal do mesmo jornal.

Recent Articles

Mexico, Brazil and Puerto Rico take home 2019 ‘Javier Valdez’ Latin American awards for investigative journalism

The 2019 edition of the ‘Javier Valdez’ Latin American Prize for Investigative Journalism recognized journalists from Quinto Elemento Lab (Mexico), Globo TV (Brazil) and the Center for Investigative Journalism (CPI) of Puerto Rico, for excellence in journalism.

Manifestaciones en La Paz, Bolivia, tras denuncias de fraude electoral. (Paulo Fabre [CC BY-SA 4.0]).

Bolivian media and journalists attacked at newsrooms and while covering social protests during political crisis

In Bolivia, several media outlets and journalists have found it necessary to suspend their work in the face of the insecure environment that prevails in the country after three weeks of social demonstrations.

Gabriela Warkentin, host of W Radio in Mexico

‘Polarization is a trap,’ says Mexican journalist Gabriela Warkentin of W Radio

In Mexico, when a journalist asks the president a critical question during his press conferences, he is then attacked on social networks explained Mexican journalist Gabriela Warkentin of W Radio during the event “Media and Democracy in Times of Digital Cholera and Polarization in Latin America.”

Seth Garfield and Leandro Demori

Leandro Demori of The Intercept Brasil talks about the challenges of journalism amid attacks online and from the government

Never in the history of Brazil have journalists and digital media been attacked the way they are being targeted now, said Leandro Demori, executive editor of investigative site The Intercept Brasil.

During municipal elections in Colombia, journalists were prohibited from interviewing voters and entering polling stations: FLIP

The Colombian press had to overcome several obstacles to cover the municipal and regional elections of Oct. 27 in Colombia, according to the Press Freedom Foundation (FLIP, for its initials in Spanish) of Colombia. FLIP recorded nine cases of restriction to the press by the National Police. In some, law enforcement did not allow journalists […]

Unwanted Witness book cover

Author explores narrative process of journalists covering violence and 'the ordeal' they go through along the way

In her book, in addition to analyzing this narrative process, she delves into the work of journalists Marcela Turati, Daniela Rea and Sandra Rodríguez Nieto from Mexico, Patricia Nieto from Colombia and María Eugenia Ludueña from Argentina. Polit also carried out various ethnographic interviews with journalists during her investigations.

Guayoyos de Efecto Cocuyo

Conversando y con un café, Efecto Cocuyo busca mejorar la cobertura sobre migración venezolana en las Américas

En estos guayoyos entre organizaciones y medios de comunicación aliados y migrantes venezolanos el objetivo es acercarse a la gran historia que significa el éxodo venezolano que ha llegado a diversos países del continente.

People sitting around tables drinking coffee

With coffee and conversation, Efecto Cocuyo seeks to improve coverage of Venezuelan migration in the Americas

In these guayoyos between allied organizations and media outlets, as well as Venezuelan migrants, the goal is to get closer to the massive story of the Venezuelan exodus that has reached multiple countries on the continent.

Guayoyos de Efecto Cocuyo

With coffee and conversation, Efecto Cocuyo seeks to improve coverage of Venezuelan migration in the Americas

In these guayoyos between allied organizations and media outlets, as well as Venezuelan migrants, the goal is to get closer to the massive story of the Venezuelan exodus that has reached multiple countries on the continent.

Marcela Turati

‘We are a profession that has had to organize to resist,’ Mexican journalist Marcela Turati, Maria Moors Cabot Prize winner

Journalists arrived from the most dangerous states, and where we began to have contact and awareness of how dangerous it was to be a journalist in Mexico and in some regions.