2017 Scholarship Winner – Marcos Martinez

Joint 3rd Place Award $2,500

Marcos Martinez is an investigative reporter focused in Latin American political and governmental affairs. Marcos is committed to uncovering corruption and wrongdoing in public and private entities through in-depth reporting. He has worked as a reporter in Mexico covering politics and government. His work has appeared on Univision, The San Francisco Chronicle, Expansion, Reforma and CNN Mexico, among other publications. At Univision, he worked as a fellow for the special investigations unit. In May of 2017, he earned a master’s degree from the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, where he also collaborated with the Investigative Reporting Program.

Winning Op-Ed