Fabiola Torres is a journalist and the founder of saludconlupa.com (“health with a magnifying glass” in English) a digital journalism site dedicated to public health reporting in Latin America. She is a member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and an ICFJ Knight Fellow.
In 2020, she joined the team of professors of the Master of Science Journalism at Javeriana University (Colombia). This year Fabiola won the Ortega y Gasset Journalism Awards for Transnacionales de la fe, (Faith Transnationals) a report on the political power of the evangelical movement in Latin America. Journalists from 16 media outlets worked on the project, coordinated by the Latin American Center for Investigative Journalism and Columbia Journalism Investigations.
In 2018, she was part of the international team of journalists to produce the award-winning Implant Files, the first reporting project to examine the million-dollar medical device industry. The investigation revealed an industry riddled with numerous scandals, conflicts of interest, corruption and patient abuse. Torres is also one of the co-founders of the investigative reporting website Ojo Público, where she worked from 2014 to 2019 as a data analysis editor and the coordinator for the publication’s renowned transnational reporting. Prior to Ojo Público, Torres worked for a decade as a reporter at the El Comercio newspaper (2004-2014).