About Miguel Castro
CASTRO, MIGUEL is a coordinator for the media program of the Open Society Institute, a foundation aimed at shaping public policy to promote democratic governance, human rights, and economic, legal, and social reform. The Media Program seeks to promote independent, professional, and viable media and quality journalism, primarily in countries undergoing a process of democratization and building functioning media markets. A journalism graduate from UP Salamanca (Spain), Miguel worked from 1989 to 1996 as a radio, print and TV journalist. After that, he worked as press secretary for a senior public official in Spain from 1997 to 2000. From 2000 to 2003, he worked as a professional photographer in the United States and as communications officer for a British wine company. In 2004, Miguel decided to engage on development work and joined OSI, now based in London. He is working in support of independent media and press freedom organizations that foster democracy around the world.
- Was accepted for May 18-23 2008 Multimedia Training.
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Content on this site written by Miguel Castro (includes contributory writing):
- Tracking Nature's Footsteps
- A nature-inspired researcher leads an international team that integrates biology, mathematics, engineering and computer science to discover the secrets behind Gecko traction.