lyons-marcelaLearn more about Marcela Turati, a reporter for the Mexican news magazine, Proceso and winner of the Louis Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism. The Nieman class of 2013 chose to honor Turati for her courageous coverage of the drug war in Mexico and her efforts to protect and train members of the media in a dangerous reporting environment.

Introduction: Ann Marie Lipinski, curator

Award Presentation: Mary Beth Sheridan, 2013 Nieman Fellow

Speech: Marcela Turati

Q & A

Video: Q & A (Español)

Mexican journalist Marcela Turati sat down with 2013 Nieman Fellow Borja Echevarría de la Gándara, deputy managing editor of El País, to discuss her work and the many challenges facing journalists in Mexico today.

Podcast: Q & A (English)

Reporting Under Fire: Mexican Journalists and the Crisis of Narco Violence
A conversation with Marcela Turati

February 8, 2013

In an event open to the public on the day after she received the Louis Lyons Award, journalist Marcela Turati talked about her coverage of the drug war, recent efforts to protect and train members of the Mexican media and what it takes to be a journalist in Mexico today. Turati spoke with 2013 Nieman Fellow Paula Molina, anchor of Radio Cooperativa in Santiago, Chile, and answered questions from the audience.