Almudena Toral

Almudena Toral is a visual journalist and filmmaker currently based in Miami. She heads the enterprise video team at Univision News Digital – the team covers the U.S. and Latin America through documentaries, photo essays, visuals for interactives and special projects, illustration and animation. Prior to joining Univision, she taught video storytelling at Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, pursued her own projects worldwide and worked full time at The New York Times and TIME. Her work has also been published by The Guardian, AlJazeera, VICE, The Intercept, Canal+, NPR, PBS and other outlets. Toral's work has been recognized by World Press Photo, two national Emmy Award,, Pictures of the Year International, RFK Human Rights Journalism awards, the Hillman Prize, PDN Photo Annual, the Webbys, NPPA Best of Photojournalism, Ortega & Gasset awards, regional Emmys and the New York Press Club among others. She's a grantee of The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, the International Women's Media Foundation and The International Reporting Project. Toral has degrees from Johns Hopkins University (SAIS), City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism and Universidad Complutense de Madrid. She is passionate about multi-platform storytelling, migration, violence and trauma. She is a member of Fotovisura/GUILD.

En Español

Almudena Toral es una periodista visual española con base en Miami. Encabeza el equipo visual en Univision Noticias Digital. El equipo cubre Estados Unidos y Latinoamérica a través de documentales, fotografía, animación e ilustración. Antes de unirse a Univision, Almudena trabajó como profesora en CUNY Graduate School of Journalism y como periodista de video en The New York Times y TIME. Sus propios proyectos también se han publicado en The Guardian, AlJazeera, VICE, PBS, NPR, Canal+ y Marie Claire. Su trabajo ha sido reconocido por los Emmy Awards nacionales y regionales, World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year International, RFK Human rights journalism awards, PDN Photo Annual, the Hillman Prize, National Press Photographers Association, the Webbys, premios Ortega & Gasset y Rey de España, Overseas Press Club, National Headliner, Deadline Press & New York Press Clubs. Almudena estudió en Johns Hopkins University (SAIS), CUNY Graduate School of Journalism y Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Ha recibido grants del Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, la IWMF y el International Reporting Project. Forma parte de Fotovisura/GUILD.

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