Jimena Ledgard is a multimedia journalist based in Lima, Peru. She covers the environment, social unrest, politics, the war on drugs, human rights and tech in Peru, but has also reported on Mexico, Venezuela and Chile. She is a former grantee of the Fundación Gabo, the Open Society Foundation and the International Women’s Media Foundation. Jimena has fixed for PBS and the Deutsche Welle, and has been an on-camera presenter for ViceTV. She also recently produced "The Catch" for Foreign Policy, a podcast on giant squid fishing and what it says about the state of our oceans. She has a master's degree in Media from the London School of Economics, which she attended as a Chevening scholar. https://jimenaledgard.cargo.site/
Live analysis of the political crisis and social unrest in Peru for France24.
Peru’s presidential election upset reveals deep digital division. Rural Peruvians aren’t offline, they’re just not in Lima’s social media bubble.
Fixer and field producer for report on parliamentary coup and protests.
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