A native of Argentina, Gabriela Manuli has been a journalist for more than 15 years, working for radio, TV, magazines and newspapers. She has extensive international experience in Latin America, Europe and the United States.
Manuli earned an MA in public policy with distinctions (media, information and communications policy specialization) at the Central European University in Budapest, and graduated with first-class honors in Social Communication Science at the University of Buenos Aires. Her academic research encompasses issues of access to information, freedom of expression, social media and citizen journalism. Her MA thesis explored how politicians use social media to communicate public policies.
In 2019-2020 she audited courses and seminars at Harvard and MIT in topics such as leadership, negotiation techniques, journalism, and social media, among others. In 2008 she was a World Press Institute Fellow in the United States. She was a speaker at several international journalism conferences, including the Perugia Journalism Festival, the African Investigative Journalism Conference, the UNESCO international conference on safety of media professionals and Google News Impact Summit, among others.
From 2005 to 2009 she was a member of the investigative reporting team of Perfil Newspaper in Argentina and covered issues such as migration, human rights and discrimination in Latin America. She also worked as IJNet’s Spanish editor and community manager. As a freelance reporter she has written for several publications, including La Nacion (Argentina), El Mundo (Spain) and Orsai magazine.