Yemile Bucay

journalism risk and security advisor

Yemile Bucay is a journalism risk advisor and safety trainer working to promote a culture of safety in the profession in order to have a sustainable, resilient and free press. She was BuzzFeed's Risk & Security Manager, where she worked with staff and freelance journalists of BuzzFeed News and HuffPost. She was also a Fellow in the International Women’s Media Foundation's Next Gen Safety Trainers program, a cohort of media security professionals trained for the newly emergent risks faced in media today. Before working in news safety, Bucay was a journalist who reported on immigration, produced a documentary on violence in her native Mexico, led research on online information ecosystems, and taught the business of journalism at Columbia’s Journalism School. Bucay received a B.A. in Humanities from Yale University, and a Masters in Journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

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