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Camila Guarda Velasco

Lecturer
JOURNALISM, ADVERTISING, AND MEDIA STUDIES PROGRAM
 Bolton Hall 552

Education

MFA in Documentary Media –   Northwestern University. Evanston, Illinois.
Postgraduate Certificate – “Journalism in Conflict Zones”. Kfar Saba, Israel.
BA in Journalism – Universidad del Desarrollo. Santiago, Chile.

Courses Taught

JAMS 342 – Television News Reporting.
JAMS 302 – Introduction to Video Storytelling.
JAMS 332 – Introduction to Digital Documentary.
JAMS 660 – Seminar in Contemporary Issues in Media Studies: Ethics & Representation in Documentary.

Teaching Interests

Video storytelling for multi-media platforms, TV news reporting and long form reporting, ethics and representation in documentary filmmaking and media.

Journalism Experience

“Special Features” Editor & Reporter – Channel 13, Santiago, Chile.
International News Editor & Breaking News Reporter – Channel 13, Santiago, Chile.
International News Reporter – TVN, Santiago, Chile.

Awards

Best International Latino Short Film for “The Women and the Sea” – Latin Film Market, NYC 2020.
Latino Short Documentary Award for “The Women and the Sea” – Festival de Cine Latinoamericano, Texas 2020.

Other Activities

Advisor – Journalism Club at UWM.
Milwaukee Press Club – Endowment Board Member.

Website

http://www.camiguarda.com