Suchit Chavez


Suchit Chávez is a Salvadoran journalist. She has worked in print media in La Prensa Gráfica, the main media of her country. She worked on cultural and environmental issues and since 2007 she has been in charge of security, violence, investigation and organized crime issues. Since 2013 she has been a prominent member of CONNECTAS. During 2016, she participated in its Journalistic Residency program, and is now part of its editorial team. From 2017 to 2019 she worked as a coordinator and journalist on security issues and power mapping in the digital media Plaza Pública of Guatemala. She has received training from various organizations such as Reuters, CONNECTAS, International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), Internews, Earth Journalism Network, among others, and with several of them she has been a trainer and speaker in forums, as well as in various workshops and meetings.

Suchit is speaking at

Crime & Corruption
September 27, 2019
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
K4, Der Spiegel



When the state itself commits murder, how do you report on it? When the very officials entrusted with public safety are its worst offenders, what should journalists do? Come listen to these extraordinary journalists who have covered state-sponsored murder committed by officials from El Salvador, the Philippines, and Russia.

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