Celia Cernadas is a Knight International Fellow who led a community radio project in Bolivia.
A professional journalist for 18 years, she recently was awarded a master's degree in international relations from the Barcelona Institute of International Relations.
For most of the past four years, she has headed the international department of Catalunya Radio, the public radio station network of Catalonia, Spain. Prior to that, she was a reporter at the station for seven years.
From 2000-2007, the station deployed Cernadas to report in Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Russia, Somalia, and Syria, and the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Cernadas also has been a print reporter, working for La Vanguardia newspaper and Els 4 Cantons/El Punt.