JORGE LUIS SIERRA  Director of the Knight International Journalism Fellowships ProgramJORGE LUIS SIERRA

Director of the Knight International Journalism Fellowships Program

Core areas of expertise: mobile and digital security for journalists and bloggers

Jorge Luis previously worked as a Knight Fellow in Panama and Mexico for four years, developing digital tools to map crime, corruption and attacks on journalists and bloggers. Jorge Luis was an award-winning Mexican investigative reporter and editor, writing on Latino issues and a range of conflict-related topics such as drug trafficking, organized crime, counterinsurgency and gangs.

Jorge Luis studied international journalism at the University of Southern California; defense policy and economics at the Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defense University; psychology at the National Autonomous University of Mexico; and creative writing at the School of Writers in Mexico City.