Jesús Javier García Gómez

Jesús Javier García Gómez is an editor at the Mexican newspaper Reforma. He studied communication science at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. In college, he began working as a book editor at the Center for Research and Higher Studies in Social Anthropology. He won the Elena Poniatowska National Award for Youth Journalism in 1993 with his first story, “The Death of Francisco Estrada, a Crime of Homophobia.” During the Internet boom of the 1990s, he led various website projects for companies, law firms, magazines and e-commerce.

His passion for cinema motivated him to study production and direction at the Mexican Association of Independent Filmmakers. He has also worked in various online magazines. García Gómez started his career at Reforma in 2002, where he led the online team of the local section. Today he is editor of political news for that section, and he also writes. He likes swimming, reading and movies whenever possible. On Twitter, he defines himself as a "journalist, almost blogger, incognito columnist, avid interviewer, frustrated filmmaker and crazy nocturnal..."