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Teresa Mioli

Teresa Mioli coordinates all online content for the Knight Center and is editor of the LatAm Journalism Review. 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. Teresa 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 coordina todo el contenido en línea del Centro Knight y es la editora de LatAm Journalism Review. 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.

Teresa Mioli coordena todo o conteúdo online do Centro Knight e é editora da LatAm Journalism Review é uma jornalista interessada em liberdade de imprensa, democratização e jornalismo investigativo na América Latina. Ela se dedica a aumentar a percepção sobre a importância da mídia independente para a saúde das democracias. Ela produz seu trabalho jornalístico com o objetivo de ajudar as pessoas a fazerem decisões informadas a respeito de suas vidas e sociedades, e quer fazer com que outros jornalistas sejam capazes de fazer o mesmo. Teresa é bacharel em jornalismo e artes liberais (Plan II Honors), com mestrado em estudos latinoamericanos, todos da Universidade do Texas em Austin. Ela começou a sua carreira jornalística no jornal The Beaumont Enterprise no sudeste do Texas, onde ela trabalhou como repórter de hard news.

Recent Articles

Luz Mely Reyes and Joe Straubaar speak during the event “Media and Democracy in Times of Digital Cholera and Polarization in Latin America.” (Teresa Mioli/Knight Center)

Luz Mely Reyes of Efecto Cocuyo talks about ‘creating the new media system in Venezuela’ in midst of crisis and harassment

Twenty years ago, journalists could not have imagined the present situation for media in Venezuela, according to Luz Mely Reyes, director and co-founder of digital site Efecto Cocuyo.

Check out the women journalists working in Latin America who were honored as part of the IWMF #JournoHeroes campaign in 2019

This October, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas asked the journalism community to share some words about women journalists working in Latin America whom they admire. It was part of the third year of the #JournoHeroes campaign led by the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF). “Female journalists today face unprecedented hardships for simply speaking truth […]

Mexico and Brazil among countries with highest rates of impunity for crimes against journalists: CPJ

Mexico and Brazil are the only two Latin American nations among a ranking of the 13 countries globally where the killers of journalists most frequently are unpunished, according to the 2019 Global Impunity Index published by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). “The impunity we have witnessed in these [13] countries year after year, and the […]

Chilean newspaper El Mercurio de Valparaíso is set on fire during protests in South American country

The building that houses Chilean newspaper El Mercurio de Valparaíso was set on fire in the midst of protests that have left a total 11 dead in the South American country as of Oct. 21.

Cabot Prize winner Angela Kocherga thanks those who entrust her with their stories and 'risk their lives in search of justice'

The other big story is the rise of hate groups focused on the border embodied in the alleged gunman from the Dallas area who drove 600 miles and more than 10 hours to in his words "kill Mexicans" and stop the “Hispanic invasion."

Radio journalist killed in Haiti amidst violent protests against country’s president

Reporter Néhémie Joseph of Radio Méga was found dead in his car on Oct. 10 in Mirebalais, Haiti, as reported by the Associated Press.

Apply now for fellowships at U.S. universities and take time to develop your own reporting project or research idea

We’ve compiled a list of well-known fellowships open to journalists around the world, and some in particular meant for Latin American professionals.

Celebrate women journalists in Latin America this October during IWMF’s #JournoHeroes campaign

“Female journalists today face unprecedented hardships for simply speaking truth to power,” the IWMF writes.

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Peru’s IDL-Reporteros wins Global Shining Light Award for investigative reports on corruption

In recent years, journalists at Peruvian investigative site IDL-Reporteros have dug into corruption scandals that implicated presidents, politicians and judges. Their work has led to legal investigations and reform, but also to online attacks and protests

Dieu Nalio Chery (Photo/ Twitter)

Associated Press photojournalist in Haiti is wounded after legislator fires gun outside Senate

Haitian photojournalist Dieu Nalio Chery was hit in the face by a bullet after a senator shot his gun in the country’s Senate yard on Sept. 23, as reported by the Miami Herald.