Clara Elvira is a Colombian journalist with over 30 years of experience, 15 of them in senior director roles in two of the main television networks in Colombia and Peru. Clara was the news director for Canal RCN in Colombia and news director of América Noticias and Canal N in Peru.
She is the founder and director of Epicentro.TV in Peru, a digital media outlet specialized in issues of corruption, democracy, human rights, and environmental protection. Early in her career, she was an editor for the newspaper El Tiempo and a reporter on conflict and peace issues in QAP Noticias in Colombia.
She is a three-time winner of the Simón Bolívar Journalism Award in Colombia and a finalist for the Ipys National Journalism Grand Award in Peru.
Clara is passionate about literature, and she has been hosting a reading promotion program for 15 years.