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Kara A.

Guatemala City, Guatemala4 reviews

$150 - $350 / Day

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Top Services

  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

    4 reviews
  • Reporter / Journalist

    1 review
  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist

Equipment

Video

  • DSLR or equivalent
  • Multiple cameras

Miscellaneous

  • Live streaming equipment

About Kara

Kara Andrade is a researcher, journalist and entrepreneur who focuses on Latin America, media, technology and society. She has more than ten years of experience working in the United States and Latin America as a bilingual journalist, entrepreneur and multimedia producer for a variety of leading media organizations including Al Jazeera America, Americas Quarterly, Associated Press, Christian Science Monitor, France 24, Global Post, National Public Radio, The New York Times and others. She consults as a trainer for the U.S. State Department’s eDiplomacy Initiative as well as, for the U.S. Institute of Peace. She has presented in fifteen countries at conferences including the Ashoka Future Forum, Campus Party Mexico, Commonwealth Club of California, Fulbright Annual Conferences, Guatemala Scholars Network, more than ten U.S. State Department organized TechCamps, four consecutive South by Southwest (SXSW) panels, various PeaceTech Exchanges

Top Projects

  • Mexico: Can Technology Turn the Tide Against Corruption?

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
    • Reporter / Journalist

    Mexico’s notoriously non-transparent political scene has been plagued for decades by electoral fraud, dirty money, backroom deals and actual ballot-stealing. In recent years, a wide array of insurgent political forces and transparency activists have brought new information technology to bear on efforts to make elections freer, fairer and more transparent.

  • The Life And Death Of A Political Activist In Mexico

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News
    • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
    • Reporter / Journalist
    • Translator

    “All social activists meet a similar end, so there’s no way to avoid it. Go to jail for life, or be killed. Two fates.”

  • La vida y muerte de un activista en Guerrero, México

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Video Editor - News
    • Sound Mixer
    • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
    • Reporter / Journalist
    • Translator

    Miguel Ángel Jiménez Blanco fue un líder comunitario y activista político en el Estado de Guerrero. Sus armas: Internet y su teléfono móvil. Muchos sabían que su desaparición era cuestión de tiempo. Cuando finalmente ocurrió, el 8 de agosto, pocos se sorprendieron.

  • 'Tweet-tweet' latest fad in Internet sharing

    • Reporter / Journalist
    • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist

    Internet and mobile phone message boards are atwitter with Twitter, the raging online trend to share one's every move with friends Haiku-style every moment of the day. Twitter users get a maximum of 140 characters a shot to answer the question "What are you doing?" A relentless flood of "tweets" as seemingly mundane as "I'm boiling water" or "Walking the dog" relentlessly flood members' emails.

  • The Man With the Iron Fist

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News
    • Sound Mixer
    • Reporter / Journalist
    • Translator

    Amid drug violence, Guatemalans want security. Otto Perez Molina, a retired army general, says he can deliver. But will he sacrifice human rights to do it?

All Services

Production Support

  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Reporter / Journalist

Post-Production

  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News

Kara's Clients

  • Al Jazeera English - Digital
  • Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
  • Huffington Post
  • GlobalPost
  • AJPlus
  • CNNI Newsgathering
  • AFP
  • Facebook - The Factory
  • Zinc

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