Peniley Ramírez

Cuban-Mexican Emmy-award-winning, multimedia investigative journalist, columnist, and author. She is the Executive Producer of Futuro Investigates and Special Projects at Futuro Media. She also writes a weekly column for the Mexican media group Reforma. Before joining Futuro, she worked as an investigative correspondent for Univision. Her reporting has led to several official investigations of politicians and business people in Latin America and the United States.

She has been part of global investigative projects, such as the Pulitzer award-winning “Panama Papers” and the Scripps Howard award-winning “Pandora Papers,” with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. After six nominations since 2016, Ramírez was awarded an Emmy for Outstanding Investigative Journalism in Spanish in 2022, for revealing a system of sexual abuses against members of megachurch La Luz del Mundo. She was also awarded a Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalists for Spanish-language investigative reporting.

In 2021, she was awarded a Scripps Howard Foundation’s Jack R. Howard Fellowship in International Journalism and a Carlos M. Castaneda Journalism Scholarship to study at Columbia University, where she graduated with a Master of Arts in Business and Economics Journalism. She is passionate about mentoring investigative journalists and empowering women and people of color in journalism.