Borja Echevarría de la Gándara

Nieman Fellow2013

About Borja Echevarría de la Gándara

Borja, Echevarría de la Gándara, a 2013 Nieman-Berkman Fellow in Journalism Innovation, is vice president of digital for Univision News. He previously served as the deputy managing editor at El País, Spain’s largest daily, where he guided his newsroom toward a digital-first strategy. The move allowed El País to become the most-visited Spanish-language news site. Earlier, Echevarría founded Soitu.es, a news start-up that received numerous honors including two Online News Association awards. He began his newspaper career at El Mundo in 1995, reporting on science, social issues and sports prior to serving as sports editor and then international editor and deputy managing editor for online news.

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