Dr. Jairo Lugo-Ocando

Dr Jairo Lugo-Ocando is an Associate Professor of Journalism Studies and Deputy Head in the School of Media and Communication at the University of Leeds, UK. He was a Visiting Fellow at the National University of Singapore, a visiting scholar in the International Media, Advocacy and Communications specialization in the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University (New York, USA), a visiting professor of the Doctoral Programme in Media & Communication at the Universidad de Malaga (Spain) and has been invited as key note speaker in several universities around the world. He is author of several books and other publications regarding the relationship between journalism, media, poverty and development.