María Arce

Editorial Coach, Latin America
I develop, assess and measure reporters’ professional development for our diverse team in Latin America to produce ethical, accurate and exceptional journalism.
Work history:
Award-winning editor and bilingual journalist with 30 years of experience in various media and 20 years of experience in digital news. Specialized in extreme weather, natural disasters and trauma, with experience across Latin America, particularly Argentina, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Former assistant professor at several universities.
Master of Science in Journalism, Universidad de San Andrés; Specialization in Communication and Armed Conflicts, Universidad Complutense de Madrid; Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Universidad de Belgrano
Notable Accomplishments
Honors/awards: Reynolds Journalism Institute Fellow at the University of Missouri (2023-2024); Knight Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan (2022-2023); Special Multimedia Report I XXV National Journalism Award, ASPPRO (2019); Outstanding Digital Journalism Project Award, WAN-Ifra (2018); Honorable Mention, ASPPRO (2018); Honorable Mention: Innovative Editorial Proposal, GDA (2018); Multimedia Journalism Award: Human Interest, OPC (2018); Multimedia Journalism Award: Special Website, OPC (2018); King of Spain International Journalism Award: Digital Journalism (2015); Ochberg Fellow, Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University (2012); King of Spain International Journalism Award: Digital Journalism (2010); Gabriel García Márquez Foundation Award: Digital Journalism (2009); Infographics Award, Adepa (2007)