Valentina Ruiz Leotaud is a Venezuelan-born multimedia and multi-platform journalist. She has +15 years of work experience covering local and international news for different media outlets and platforms. She holds a Master’s Degree in Journalism from the University of British Columbia and was a fellow of the International Reporting Program. She joined the Sea Around Us in 2016 and, since then, has been in charge of the media outreach aimed at bringing public attention to the project’s research. She’s also proficient in all things social media.