Fabiola Torres

Fabiola Torres is an investigative reporter from Perú. She is co-founder and editor of OjoPublico, an independent, non-profit newsroom based in Lima that produces investigative journalism. She is coauthor of the “The Swiss Knife for Journalists: digital tools for investigative reporting in the big data era” (2016), a data journalism guide for Hispanic investigative reporters. Since January 2016, she is an Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) member.

In 2015, Torres joined the team of the multimedia project called “The Gold Routes”, an excursion to the centers of the ilegal gold in five countries that allowed to identify the major financiers of the gold fever that has devastated large parts of South America in recent years.

Under's Fabiola Torres leadership, OjoPúblico's data team also conceived Cuentas Juradas, the first data application in Perú which makes public officials' affidavits of their property and financial assets available to citizens. She awarded the Data Journalism Award 2015 in Best Investigation of the Year –Small Newsroom category.

Fabiola Torres is the project manager of Cuidados Intensivos, the first comprehensive in-depth analysis about the private health sector. For her work, she was honered with the National Journalism Award in Human Rights 2015.

Last year, she was a Kiplinger Fellow in Digital Journalism at Ohio State University. Her previous work experience includes eight years at El Comercio, the largest peruvian newspaper by circulation and coverage.


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