Florencia Ballarino

senior editor Chequeado

Florencia Ballarino is a science journalist and senior editor at Chequeado, the first organization dedicated to fact-checking in Argentina and Latin America. She is also the vice president of the Argentine Network of Science Journalism and is a member of the board of directors of the Argentine Society of Vaccinology and Epidemiology. In 2010, she received the VI Latin American Health Journalism Award, organized by the Health Network, PAHO, and the New Ibero-American Journalism Foundation. In 2020 she was honored with the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) Award for Educational Content Dissemination in National Media for her coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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