Conferencia Regional para el Periodismo de Investigación | Honduras 2014
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Carlos Eduardo Huertas

Chief of the Investigative Reporting Initiative in the Americas of ICFJ and CONNECTAS
Colombian journalist leading the Investigative Reporting Initiative in the Americas, a project of the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in alliance with CONNECTAS. This last, an entrepreneurship that began in 2012 as a regional journalistic platform that promotes the interchange of information and knowledge about key issues in the Americas. It started during Huertas period as a Nieman Fellow 2012 at Harvard University with the support of the Knight Foundation. Now, this platform is consolidating in the region of the hand of the alliance with ICFJ. For more than a decade and until July 2013, Huertas worked with Semana Magazine, one of the publications top leaders in Latin America and he was its Investigation Editor. In 2006 he founded Consejo de Redacción (CdR), a professional association in Colombia that promotes investigative journalism. He is member of the Board of Directors of Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) . Also he is member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalism (ICIJ). His reports on corruption, human rights violations, and environmental issues have earned him several national and international awards. He was part of the winning teams of the Inter American Press Association Award (2015), the King of Spain Award (2008), and the IPYS – Tilac Award for the best investigative report in Latin America (2007, 2009).