Núria Vilcom

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Núria Vilcom

Núria Vilcom (b. 1992) is an independent journalist and documentary filmmaker based in Barcelona whose work focuses mainly on topics related with resilience, conflicts, inequalities and human rights, especially linked with the Middle East region.

Soon after finishing her university studies in Journalism she started working in 2015 as a freelance correspondent in Turkey, Jordan, Palestine-Israel, Kurdistan, Bulgaria, Greece, Morocco and the Turkish-Syrian border.

During these years, she has covered the rise of ISIS and its origins, the aftermath of the 2016 coup attempt in Turkey, the ongoing violence in West Bank territories or the spread of COVID-19 pandemic from Spain, among other issues.

She works mainly as a videojournalist with international media, such as Al Jazeera, China Plus News, Euronews, TRT World or the news agency Ruptly. Also she has collaborated with La Vanguardia, El Confidencial, Zenger News, Betevé, ABC, ARA newspaper, GARA, CTXT, El Salto Diario, El Punt Avui, Mediterráneo Sur (M'Sur), Crític, La Directa, Luzes Magazine, Infobae and Brecha Magazine.

Nowadays she is based in Barcelona, where she splits her time between making video reports for international media and developing her own documentary film projects, often with the association of journalism Fora de Quadre. She focuses mostly on the direction, production and scriptwriting, but is used also to work on the cinematography and edition.

She owns a full video professional equipment and uses Adobe Premiere Pro for editing. She speaks fluently Catalan, Spanish and English while improves her French and Arabic level.

So far she has created the documentary 'Amazics: una diàspora forçada' with Fora de Quadre, and directed two others called 'SKY. The Weird Syrian Kid' and 'Chari'. Also she has developed a project about civil disobedience and how is considered by media.

Website: nurivilcom.wordpress.com

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Migrants who arrived in Catalonia coming from Sub-saharan African countries -mostly from Senegal- and that normally work in the street selling products to tourists are working hard these days to manufacture masks, caps and gowns for hospitals.


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Reportaje publicado en Al Jazeera Mientras en el Valle de los Caídos se exhuma el cuerpo del dictador Francisco Franco, las familias de caídos republicanos cuyos cuerpos fueron robados en los 50 y 60 por el Gobierno franquista para llenar la cripta hacen todo lo posible por sacarlos de ahí.


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Bulgaria, ante una de las mayores catástrofes demográficas del mundo El país pierde unos 50.000 habitantes al año. Una población envejecida, la desastrosa situación económica y la emigración masiva de los jóvenes se conjugan para crear un desastre poblacional


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Stories

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    Barcelona, Spain Social November 30 @ 12:00am

    I'm a freelance journalist based in Barcelona, and I'm looking for media interested on publishing this story: Enric is a Catalan activist who in 2008 announced that, through a false payroll and a fictitious trade, he got loans from 39 financial institutions for a total of 492,000 euros -almost half... Read more

  • Coverage Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Sarajevo-Tuzla-Bihac (Bosnia and Herzegovina) Current Affairs December 30 @ 12:00am

    Good morning, I'm a freelance journalist based in Barcelona. During march I will be in Bosnia and Herzegovina to write some reportages -also with video and photos. -I will go to the Bosnian-Croatian border to see the situation of migrants trapped at EU gates. Specifically, Croatia's returns to... Read more

  • Clinical trial coronavirus Spain

    Barcelona, Spain Breaking News June 30 @ 12:00am

    Good afternoon, I am a freelance journalist based in Barcelona. Considering the current situation in Spain in reference to the coronavirus, I wanted to send you a proposal in case you are interested (you can see some samples of my work in my website: nurivilcom.wordpress.com). The report... Read more

  • How are the most vulnerable people in society living coronavirus outbreak? An old nun story

    Barcelona, Spain Breaking News June 30 @ 12:00am

    A noon activist reflecting her life and work in the midst of coronavirus epidemy Summary Mari Pau Trayner Vilanova is a noon, 84 years old, who fights actively for the rights of the noons inside the Church. In fact, she devoted her life to struggle for a change inside the Church. Although her... Read more

  • Coronavirus topics from Spain

    Barcelona, Spain Breaking News June 30 @ 12:00am

    Good afternoon, I'm a freelance journalist based in Barcelona and I would like to send you some story ideas to see if you would be interested. For further information about my previous work, my website is nurivilcom.wordpress.com In case you are interested in some idea, we can talk more about... Read more

  • Stories from Spain about vulnerability during coronavirus pandemic

    Barcelona, Spain Breaking News June 30 @ 12:00am

    -Long queue before the Santa Anna parish in Barcelona to receive food The temple works year-round as a 'Campaign Hospital' and shelter for the homeless. It also distributes food and cleaning products, as it has been doing for the past three and a half years. In addition to guaranteeing two meals a... Read more

  • Reporting from Spain

    Barcelona, Spain Current Affairs June 20 @ 12:00am

    Hello, I'm a freelance journalist based in Barcelona available to report on coronavirus or other topics for international media. If would like to pitch here some story ideas in case you are interested. Thanks!! -Manufacturing coffins against the clock Catalan coffin factories are multiplying... Read more

  • de-escalation process from spain, one of the most affected countries by covid-19 in the world

    Barcelona, Spain Breaking News June 30 @ 12:00am

    -Tijana Postic, from surviving the Bosnian war to be the nursing head at Igualada hospital. She arrived in Igualada (Spain) almost 30 years ago, fleeing Sarajevo, and today faces the Covid-19 in the city that has suffered the most from the impact of the pandemic. Despite the chaos of these first... Read more

  • Home care unit working in a situation of extreme vulnerability amid the pandemic in Spain

    Barcelona, Spain Breaking News July 15 @ 12:00am

    A home care unit is working these days in a situation of extreme vulnerability; they work on the front lines and are not recognized as health workers. They have precarious wages, and they are seeing how the most vulnerable people are living the virus: people with mental health problems, dependent... Read more

  • "Keeping a safe distance will be a problem": blind people during coronavirus

    Barcelona, Spain Breaking News July 31 @ 12:00am

    The complicated boundary for blind people during the de-escalation process after coronavirus lockdown. Miquel is a journalist and one of the voices of an Spanish radio station. Since the start of the health alert, he is working at home because he is in the risk group. There are around 73.000 blind... Read more

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