Marcela Pizarro joined NU-Q’s Journalism and Strategic Communication Program in 2019 as assistant professor in residence. Pizarro is an award-winning journalist who worked as a producer and reporter at Al Jazeera English, both on the ground in Latin America, Washington D.C., and Doha and for the media critique show The Listening Post in London until 2019. Prior to that, she worked for the Associated Press for many years as a producer and video journalist. Pizarro holds a BA in Spanish and French from the University of Nottingham and an MA in Hispanics from UCL. She is the recipient of a British Academy award for a full doctoral scholarship, through which she completed her Ph.D. in 2004 at the University of London.