Rocio Lizbetty Romero Benites

Data Journalist

Rocio Lizbetty Romero Benites is a 2018 Professional Fellow from Latin America with ICFJ. 

Rocío was born in Lima in 1990. She is a data journalist interested in transparency and access to public information. She works in the data and research unit of the GrupoRPP and integrates the Segunda Generación de la Red Latinoamericana de Jóvenes Periodistas promoted by Distintas Latitudes. Rocío has worked in the Grupo Epensa and Ojo Público.In 2016, while working for Ojo Público, she received third place in the Latin American Investigative Journalism Awards for “The Stolen Memory Project,” an investigation about trafficking of cultural heritage reported in alliance with four international journalism organizations.