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Carlos Hernández-Echevarría

Carlos Hernández-Echevarría

Fundación Maldita


Carlos joined nonprofit Fundación in 2020 to lead its public policy and advocacy operation. He works with public and private institutions to formulate, evaluate, and advocate for more effective policy solutions against disinformation. He chairs the association of European fact-checking organizations EFCSN and is a member of the Permanent Task Force of the EU Code of Practice on Disinformation.
Before joining, Carlos worked in TV news for 15 years as a reporter, correspondent and executive producer. He has a BA in Journalism (Universidad San Pablo CEU, Madrid, 2006), and a MA in Elections and Campaign Management as a Fulbright Scholar (Fordham University, New York, 2014). He is a contributor for several Spanish Media and a professor of Journalism at Universidad Carlos III.