Ricardo Gutiérrez

Ricardo Gutiérrez is the General Secretary of the European Federation of Journalists, EFJ, the largest organisation of journalists in Europe, representing over 320,000 journalists across 45 countries.

A former journalist for the Belgian daily newspaper Le Soir, he is senior lecturer at Université Libre de Bruxelles, ULB. He is a member of the Belgian Press Council CDJ and of the Executive Committee of the European Trade Union Confederation ETUC. He has conducted training for journalists on hate speech, ethical journalism and reporting on ethnicity and religion. He is also a member of the board of experts of the Justice For Journalists Foundation and is a member of the jury of the Fetisov Journalism Awards. You can catch a glimpse into his interests (i.e. journalism and media freedom) by following him on Twitter (https://twitter.com/Molenews1) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/RicardoGutierrezVe).