Almudena Toral is the executive producer at ProPublica, where she leads the organization’s film, television and video efforts. Previously, she built and led the award-winning enterprise video and documentary team at Univision News Digital, taught video storytelling at Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, pursued her own documentary projects worldwide as a freelance journalist and worked at The New York Times and Time.
Her work has been recognized by five national Emmys, four Murrows, a World Press Photo Video of the Year award, a Hillman Prize, RFK Human Rights Journalism awards, Pictures of the Year International, the Webbys and many others.
She's a TED fellow, a senior Ochberg fellow, a Carter Center fellow and a grantee of The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, the International Women's Media Foundation and The International Reporting Project. Toral is an alum of Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, Johns Hopkins University (SAIS) and Universidad Complutense de Madrid.