with Alfredo Corchado & Angela Kocherga
ROBERT L. BREEN FELLOWSHIP
Mónica Cerbón is an independent journalist. She reports, investigates and writes from Mexico’s Bajío region, covering violence, human rights, the environment and cases of corruption. Her political commitment is to regional journalism.
She writes for the magazine Proceso, as part of the project “Where do the disappeared go?” and as a participant in the Laboratory for Journalism and Public Opinion (PROPLAB).
In 2020 and 2021 she was a member of investigative teams that placed first and third for the Latin American Investigative Journalism Award given by the Instituto Prensa y Sociedad and in 2020 she was a finalist for the Gabo Prize from the Fundación Gabriel García Márquez.
She has been a fellow of the International Women’s Media Foundation and the PRENDE program of the Universidad Iberoamericana and, since 2020, has been a member of Connectas, an online journalism platform of the Americas.