Two Drops of Journalism

“They admire you or they hate you.” That used to be a common phrase at the newsroom during my year as a journalism intern at the now 127-year-old newspaper Listín Diario. It was a worthy, challenging, dangerous career. And, at the oldest outlet of the Dominican Republic it was the place where only the best-of-the-best could thrive to become and print their words on a sheet to be sold to 10 million inhabitants.

It was also a #JournalismSoMale that none of the digital or print outlets I applied to gave me the opportunity to continue developing my skills, after I won my first National Journalism Award at age 23. It was too much to handle, even for the paper I earned my award from. That was back in 2013. Sigue leyendo “Two Drops of Journalism”