Daniel Alarcón, Executive Producer
Daniel is author of a graphic novel, two story collections, and Lost City Radio, named Best Novel of the Year by the San Francisco Chronicle and the Washington Post, among others, and winner of the 2009 International Literature Prize. He is Associate Editor of Etiqueta Negra, an award-winning quarterly published in his native Lima, Peru; Contributing Editor to Granta; and was recently named one of The New Yorker’s 20 under Forty. Daniel lives in San Francisco, California, where he is a Visiting Scholar at the UC Berkeley Center for Latin American Studies.
Carolina Guerrero, Executive Director
Before becoming a radio producer, Carolina worked as a promoter for cultural and social projects, creating a bridge between organizations in three different continents. She has worked with public and private institutions in several countries, for which she has designed and overseen festivals, art exhibits, teaching workshops and fundraising events. In her previous life, Carolina was an art dealer in New York and a scuba instructor in Colombia. She is currently living in San Francisco, California, and is the proud mother of León and Eliseo.
Martina Castro, Senior Producer
Martina is Managing Editor of KALW News 91.7FM in San Francisco. She began her career at National Public Radio as a producer where she worked for four years before moving to San Francisco in 2008. Her independent work has aired on NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered, and she has worked consistently as a radio trainer/mentor since 2005. She won an Excellence in Journalism award from the Society of Professional Journalists for her arts reporting and production in 2011. Martina was born in Virginia and her family is from Uruguay.
Camila Segura, Senior Editor
Even though Camila has spent most of her adult life in academia, after obtaining her PhD in literature from Columbia University, she realized radio was her true passion. She has been working for years as a freelance editor and translator, and now she has joined Radio Ambulante’s team where she is closer to her real interests. Currently she lives in Bogota with her husband and daughter Carmen.
Annie Correal, Consulting Editor
Annie is Editorial Director of the storytelling platform Cowbird. She began her career in journalism covering breaking news, crime and immigration as a stringer for The New York Times Metro Desk and as a staff reporter at El Diario. Annie’s work in radio began with a documentary about her father’s kidnapping in Colombia commissioned and produced by Transom. Her work has since aired on NPR, WNYC, This American Life, and elsewhere.
Annie Murphy, Consulting Editor
Annie is an independent radio journalist and writer. She’s a regular contributor to National Public Radio, and a contributing editor at Radio Ambulante. Her writing has been published in The Atlantic,The Nation, and The Virginia Quarterly Review. Annie’s at work on her first book.
Mandalit del Barco, Senior Consultant
Mandalit is a general assignment correspondent based at NPR West. Her news reports, feature stories and photos filed from Los Angeles and abroad can be heard on All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, alt.latino and npr.org. Mandalit spent a year in Peru working on a documentary and teaching radio journalism as a Fulbright Fellow and on a fellowship with the Knight International Center For Journalists. She mentors young journalists through NPR’s “Next Generation”, and on her own throughout the U.S. and Latin America.
Laurie Ignacio, Program Associate
Laurie was a founding staff member at Presente.org and a fundraising manager for Mosquita y Mari which premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. Originally from Los Angeles, Laurie is the daughter of Zapotec immigrants from Oaxaca. She has lived and studied across Latin America and is currently based in New York.
Silvia Viñas, Assistant Editor
Silvia is the Latin America Regional Editor for Global Voices Online, an international community of bloggers and translators who translate and report on citizen media from around the world. She studied literature and political science at Brigham Young University in the United States and has worked as an editor and journalist. Silvia was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, from a Spanish father and a Uruguayan mother. She grew up in five Latin American countries and in Spain. She now lives in Chile with her husband Daniel and their two children Elisa and Santiago.
Eduardo Alonso García, Assistant Producer
Eduardo Alonso was born in Lima, Peru. He is a journalist and social communicator from the University of Lima. He has worked in “Caretas”, the most important news magazine of his country. He has extensive experience as a redactor in the area of conducting research reports related to the Armed Forces, the Police and the Judiciary. Currently is working on issues of drug trafficking and terrorism.
Claire Mullen, Production Intern
Claire Mullen is from around San Francisco, where she lives now after attending Scripps College, where she studied Humanities and Media Studies. She loves radio as a source for information, and for sharing stories from one side of the world to the other. In 2009 she lived and studied in Bolivia where she produced a documentary about community radio in rural areas. She has worked with KQED Public Radio and the San Francisco Bay Guardian as a news writer.
Esteban Coloma, Production Intern
Esteban is from Ecuador and a radio and audiovisual producer. He has worked as an independent producer in several radio stations in Ecuador. He has experience creating educational audio material, live radio and training young producers. In 2011 he founded, with others, the production company ProducOtra.
Daniel Touron, Production Intern
Daniel was born in Mexico City. He studied cinema and literature. He has directed a couple of fiction shorts and has experience working as sound engineer in documentaries, shorts and TV series. He is now working on his first feature film script.
Diana Buendía, Production Intern
Diana was born and raised in Guayaquil, Ecuador. She moved to the Untied States to earn her degree in American studies at the University of Texas at Austin and soon after a graduate degree in arts journalism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She currently lives in Los Angeles.
David Pastor, Social Media Intern
David is a writer and musician from Queens, NY. He is a graduate of Binghamton University and is currently recording his first collection of songs as well as publishing some academic work.