Julia Gavarrete

Print Journalist @PetizaGavarrete

Julia Noemy Gavarrete is a Salvadoran journalist specialized in political issues, violence and its impact on children and vulnerable communities. In 2021, she joined El Faro newsroom. Since 2011, she has been part of political and social sections of Salvadoran newspapers, such as Diario El Mundo and GatoEncerrado Magazine. In 2015, she started collaborating and supporting investigations carried out by international media such as CNN, The Intercept, USA Today and Univision Noticias. One of her main objectives as an investigative journalist is to open a space for a form of storytelling not fully explored in El Salvador: giving a human face to the problems faced by a country full of stories. She graduated from Social Communications at Universidad Centroamericana "José Simeón Cañas" (UCA), with post-graduate studies in Latin American Politics (Cuba), Peace Journalism in Conflict Zones (Israel) and Solidarity Economies (Mexico).

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