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Composed by some of the region's most experienced digital and innovation-savvy news executives, WAN-IFRA's regional committee brings valuable advice and support to the organisation in Latin America, guaranteeing relevant and high-quality activities for the industry.

The LatAm Committee represents: Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean and South America. Chairman: Marcelo Rech.


- Promote innovation amongst the region's news media industry;

- Help media companies lead a successful digital transition 

- Advocate for a free and independent press.


Gastón Roitberg (Chair), Multimedia Newsroom Managing Editor, La Nación, Argentina

- Marcelo Rech, Editorial Vice-President, Grupo RBS, Brazil

- Rosental Alves, Founder & Executive Director, Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, University of Texas, USA

Diego Carvajal, Vice President, Digital Product, Univision Communications Inc., USA

Armando Castilla, General Manager & Publisher, Vanguardia, Mexico

- Daniel Dessein, Director, La Gaceta, Argentina

- Luis Alberto Ferré Rangel, Editor-in-Chief, GFR Media, Puerto Rico

- Ricardo Gandour, Content Director, Estado de Sao Paulo, Brazil

David Matoses, CFO, Casa Editorial El Tiempo, Colombia

- Silvia Miró Quesada, Editor of Journalism Services, El Comercio, Peru

- Isabel A. Sicherle, Market Director, Editora Abril, Brazil


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2014-10-21 14:56

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WAN-IFRA's activities in Latin America focus in promoting innovation amongst the region's news media industry, in helping media companies lead a successful digital transition and in advocating for a free and independent press. Read more ...