James Matthews

James Matthews

Studio 20 2010

Links: Website

Job: Delegate at International Committee of the Red Cross
Location: Puerto Asis, Colombia
Hometown: Madrid, Spain

What I Do Now

I coordinate the humanitarian response in an area of rural Putumayo department.

Before Studio 20

I was an academic researcher (PhD Spanish history).

During Studio 20, I worked directly with…

WorldFocus, Reuters Brazil, SeeClickFix

Final Project Partner

The Local East Village

Problem I helped solve…

I developed best practices to use a tool to report non-emergency local concerns for in-depth hyperlocal reporting.

Professional hops since graduating…

I was an academic researcher and a Reuters stringer in Argentina.

Why Studio 20

It was fun and flexible. I still use the digital reporting skills all the time for Communications work with the ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross).