See also Media Award History
The Latin American Studies Association is pleased to announce its competition for the year 2013 LASA Media Awards for outstanding media coverage of Latin America. These awards are made at every LASA Congress to recognize long-term journalistic contributions to analysis and public debate about Latin America in the United States and in Latin America, as well as breakthrough journalism. Nominations are invited from LASA members and from journalists. Journalists from both the print and electronic media are eligible. The Committee will carefully review each nominee’s work and select an award recipient. The award will be announced at the LASA2013 Welcoming Reception, and the awardee will be publicly honored. LASA may invite the awardee to submit materials for possible publication in the LASA Forum. Recent recipients of the
Gustavo Gorriti of Caretas, Lima, Peru (1998)
Patricia Verdugo Aguirre of Conama, Chile and Diario 16, Spain (2000)
Guillermo González Uribe of Número, Bogotá (2001)
Eduardo Anguita, freelance journalist, Buenos Aires (2003)
Julio Scherer, journalist, Mexico (2004)
Maria Ester Gilio (2006)
Hollman Morris, Colombia (2007)
Mario Osava, América Latina Inter Press Service (2009)
Carlos Dada, El Faro (2010)
José Vales, El Universal de Mexico (2012)
To make a nomination, please send one copy of the journalist’s portfolio of recent relevant work to LASA Executive Director Milagros Pereyra-Rojas <firstname.lastname@example.org> by September 7, 2012.
Members of the Media Award committee are William LeoGrande, American University, Chair; Alma Guillermoprieto; and Karen DeYoung.