Miguel Paz

Knight International Journalism Fellow, Chile

Knight International Journalism Fellow Miguel Paz is a Chilean journalist and founder and CEO of Poderopedia, a data journalism website created through a 2011 Knight News Challenge grant. Poderopedia reveals the links among business and political elites. Paz is also the president of Poderomedia Foundation Foundation, an organization that promotes use of new technologies to increase transparency. Paz is the co-creator of the Hacks/Hackers Chile chapter in Santiago and 2012 Start-Up Chile winner. He is the former deputy director of ElMostrador.cl, the first digital-only newspaper in Chile. His work has been published in two books featuring the best Chilean investigative journalism. Paz received his bachelor’s degree in journalism from Universidad de Arte y Ciencias Sociales (ARCIS).