Claudia Baez

co-founder Cuestión Pública

Claudia Báez is an investigative data journalist. She is a co-founder of Cuestión Pública, a Colombian independent investigative media outlet. Her work has been published in El Tiempo, El Espectador, ProPublica and France24. Báez is Deutsche Welle Akademie fellow of the Dataship Program, and she was also fellow of the International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ) in 2016 where she formed part of the entrepreneur and innovation team at ProPublica covering Donald Trump's election. She has an MA in Economic and Social Development Studies from the Sorbonne University in Paris. She is an ambassador for Chicas Poderosas Colombia, a movement that brings women together in technology newsrooms in Latin America. She is also co-organiser of Hacks & Hackers Bogota.

Báez has worked as an investigative assistant for the National Center of Historical Memory, she was also a member of the data journalism team at the prestigious Colombian newspaper, El Tiempo. She has experience working internationally including, France, The United States, and Mexico. Báez was a member of the team that won the Ortega y Gasset prize in 2016 in the category best multimedia report. She received an honorable mention for her investigative work both in the COLPIN 2015 investigative journalism awards as well in the 2016 Inter American Press Association (SIP) awards in the multimedia reporting category.

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