Talli Nauman is co-founder and co-director of the Aguascalientes, Mexico-based bilingual independent media project Periodismo para Elevar la Conciencia EcolÃ³gica, PECE (Journalism to Raise Environmental Awareness), initiated with a MacArthur grant in 1994. Her investigative fieldwork on proactive endeavor for environment and gender equity in indigenous and rural communities throughout the Americas characterizes Naumanâ€™s multi-media coverage as an ongoing effort to open media spaces for the voices of underserved populations. Her experience covers 40 years in major media outlets in the Americas, including the Los Angeles Times Syndicate, Reuters, UPI, and The Associated Press in Los Angeles and Mexico City. She has a master's degree in International Journalism from the University of Southern California and a bachelor's degree in Visual and Environmental Studies from Harvard-Radcliffe.
Independently and in conjunction with the International Center for Journalists and other organizations, she has provided environmental media training in the United States (Arizona, California, New Mexico, Texas), Mexico (Aguascalientes, Baja California, Baja California Sur, Distrito Federal, Guerrero, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Veracruz), Chile, and Panama.