BA (Universidad del Zulia), MA (Lancaster), PhD (Sussex)
Telephone: 0114 222 2506
Jairo Lugo-Ocando has worked as a reporter, staff-writer and chief sub-editor for several newspapers in Venezuela. He has also been correspondent for newspapers, magazines and radio stations in Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico and the United States.
He sits on the advisory board of the Asylum Positive Image Project run by OXFAM-GB. He has been invited to lecture at the Universidad Catolica Andres Bellos (Venezuela), IQRA University (Pakistan) and the University of Columbia (USA) among other institutions.
His research interests include media and democratisation in South America and digital technologies in the developing world.