Jose Zamora is a JSK Journalism Fellow. When selected as a fellow he lead strategic communications for Univision News, where he was responsible for ensuring that content produced by its news division had the widest possible reach and impact. He also managed the integration of media innovations into the newsroom and developed its partnerships.
Prior to joining Univision, he managed Knight Foundation’s Knight News Challenge, an initiative to spur media innovation. He is a former news executive with elPeriódico in Guatemala. He has a law degree from Universidad Francisco Marroquín, a specialization in media law from the University of Oxford’s Media Law Advocates Programme and a master’s in public affairs and a certification in mediation from the University of Texas at Austin. He also holds a strategic marketing management executive program certificate from Stanford University.
He served on the board of directors of the Online News Association from 2012 to January 2019, and serves on the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism CUNY Foundation, and on the advisory board of the Committee to Protect Journalists.