Teresa Mioli

Teresa Mioli is the administrative program coordinator for the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas. She is interested in press freedom, democratization, and investigative journalism in Latin America and is dedicated to increasing awareness about the importance of independent news media to the health of democracies. She produces journalistic work with the aim of helping people to make informed decisions about their lives and societies and wants to make sure other journalists are able to do the same. She has Bachelors' degrees in Journalism and Plan II Honors (Liberal Arts) and a Master's degree in Latin American Studies, all from the University of Texas at Austin. She started her journalistic career at The Beaumont Enterprise in Southeast Texas where she last worked as a breaking news reporter.

Teresa Mioli es la coordinadora administrativa de programas del Centro Knight para el Periodismo en las Américas. Es una periodista con interés en la libertad de prensa, la democratización y el periodismo investigativo en América Latina y está dedicada a crear mayor consciencia sobre la importancia de los medios noticiosos independientes para la salud de las democracias. El objetivo de su trabajo periodístico es ayudar las personas para que tomen decisiones informadas sobre sus vidas y sus sociedades, y busca que otros periodistas tengan la posibilidad de hacer lo mismo. Teresa tiene una licenciatura en Periodismo y Artes liberales (Plan II Honors), y una maestría en Estudios Latinoamericanos, todos de la Universidad de Texas en Austin. Empezó su carrera en periodismo en The Beaumont Enterprise al sureste de Texas, en donde recientemente trabajó como reportera de noticias de última hora. Anteriormente ella fue la editora de LatAm Journalism Review del Centro Knight.

Teresa Mioli é coordenadora do programa do Centro Knight para o Jornalismo nas Américas. Ela se interessa por liberdade de imprensa, democratização e jornalismo investigativo na América Latina e se dedica a aumentar a conscientização sobre a importância da mídia independente para a saúde das democracias. Ela produz trabalhos jornalísticos com o objetivo de ajudar as pessoas a tomarem decisões informadas sobre suas vidas e sociedades e deseja garantir que outros jornalistas possam fazer o mesmo. Ela tem bacharelado em jornalismo e artes liberais e um mestrado em Estudos Latino-Americanos, todos pela Universidade do Texas em Austin. Ela começou sua carreira jornalística na The Beaumont Enterprise no sudeste do Texas, onde trabalhou pela última vez como repórter de notícias de última hora.

Recent Articles

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Why is press freedom important to Latin American journalists? We asked, and this is what they said.

To mark World Press Freedom Day, LatAm Journalism Review (LJR) decided to revive a social media campaign in which we ask journalists from Latin America a simple question: “Why is press freedom important to you?”

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Knight Center expands initiatives to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in Latin American newsrooms

Nearly 500 students from all Latin American countries recently finished a special online course in Spanish and joined efforts to promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in newsrooms and in the content they produce. The course, “How to promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in Latin American journalism,” was offered from Feb. 28 to March 27 […]

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Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism celebrates 15 years with talks on press freedom, innovation and disinformation

The Ibero-American Colloquium on Digital Journalism celebrated its 15-year anniversary with a return in person and online. For the last two years, the conference was virtual because of the pandemic.

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ISOJ returned in 2022 as a hybrid conference, with nearly 300 people in Austin and almost 1,000 virtual attendees from 90 countries

After two years of being a virtual-only conference due to the pandemic, the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) returned in person and online, and in full force, from April 1 to 2, 2022.

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Register now for the hybrid 15th Ibero-American Colloquium of Digital Journalism, the post-ISOJ conference in Spanish

The 15th Ibero-American Colloquium of Digital Journalism will gather journalists in person and virtually from the region for discussions on innovation, factchecking and disinformation, press freedom and more.

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Learn to be an entrepreneur and launch a sustainable and independent digital media outlet in new free online course

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas teamed up with SembraMedia and Ajor to offer a new free online course in Spanish and Portuguese: “Entrepreneurial Journalism: Sustainability Strategies for Independent Digital Media.”

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Multilingual webinar and free self-directed courses help women journalists and allies fight threats and violence

To help raise awareness for the threats women journalists face around the world, and promote concrete solutions, the Knight Center, International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) and UNESCO are jointly organizing a free, multilingual webinar on International Women’s Day, March 8 at 10 a.m. U.S. Central Time.

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Apply for new course on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and learn to incorporate approaches in your newsroom

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is offering the course “How to promote diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in Latin American journalism.” 

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Knight Center announces speakers for ISOJ 2022 and a new hybrid conference format, in Austin and online

For the first time since the pandemic hit two years ago, the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) is planning to return to Austin, but will keep online participation in an innovative hybrid format. The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas made the announcement, along with news of keynote speakers and an initial list of panelists, on Feb. 1, exactly two months before the start of ISOJ, which takes place on April 1 and 2, 2022.

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Journalists need more preparation and guarantees to safely cover violent street protests in Latin America, experts say

The spike of public protests that sometimes turned violent has not been met with enough preparation by Latin American journalists who find themselves in the midst of confrontations, experts say.