Luz Mely Reyes and José Luis Sanz win LASA Media Award

  • Source: LASA
  • May 27, 2021

Luz Mely Reyes, director and co-founder of Venezuelan digital media outlet Efecto Cocuyo, and José Luis Sanz, Washington correspondent, of Salvadoran site El Faro, are the winners of the 2021 Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Media Award. María Teresa Ronderos, co-founder and director of Latin American Center for Investigative Journalism (CLIP) received an honorable mention.

"The LASA Media Award is given every year to recognize long-term journalistic contributions to analysis and public debate about Latin America in the United States or in Latin America, as well as for breakthrough journalism."

Reyes, Sanz and Ronderos spoke at the LASA2021 International Congress, “Global crisis, inequality and centrality of life," on May 27. The session can be viewed on Facebook. 

LASA "is the largest professional association in the world for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America."


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