Ana Arana is an investigative journalist with extensive international experience. A former U. S. foreign correspondent, Arana was director of Fundación MEPI, an investigative journalism project in Mexico that promoted investigations that cross borders with the United States and Central America.
She is a former trainer for various international groups, including the Inter American Press Association and the International Center for Foreign Journalists. Between 2007-2008, Arana was a Knight International Journalism Fellow in Mexico, where she worked with various dailies, training journalists and building investigative units. One of the investigative teams she trained at El Universal won Mexico’s National Press Award in 2008.
Her journalism work has appeared inForeign Affairs, Marie Claire, Newsweek,Salon.com, Columbia Journalism Review, the New York Daily News, Business Week, and the Village Voice, among other publications.