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Jessica Weiss

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Jessica Weiss is a Miami-based writer and journalist. She formerly worked in Argentina and Colombia. 

Latest Stories

France's Le Parisien finds new way to visualize 'galaxy' of jihadists

La Galaxie Djihadiste is an innovative visual database of suspected jihadists linked to terrorist attacks in Europe since 2012.

Jessica Weiss | May 11, 2016

How a global network of journalists pulled off the Panama Papers

A look behind-the-scenes at how more than 300 reporters from 100 newsrooms carried out the biggest leak in data journalism history. 

Jessica Weiss | April 13, 2016

Project pairs Costa Rican student journalists with experienced mentors

Punto y Aparte is a new network of student and experienced journalists in Costa Rica that will produce high-quality stories on social issues that often go ignored in the country's media.

Jessica Weiss | March 21, 2016

How the Modern Love podcast repurposes essays into beautiful audio

The Modern Love podcast has found success through an innovative model that takes classic essays and transforms them into beautiful audio.

Jessica Weiss | February 16, 2016

How eyeWitness to Atrocities empowers journalists to record evidence of international crimes

Bridging the gap between eyewitnesses, journalists and authorities, eyeWitness to Atrocities enables users to capture and share footage with legal experts.

Jessica Weiss | February 03, 2016

New study reports women remain grossly underrepresented in global media

The 2015 Global Media Monitoring Project report shows that progress for women in news media has virtually ground to a halt.

Jessica Weiss | December 07, 2015

New VICE bureau in Miami caters to US Hispanic audience

Weiss chatted with Dan Perry, VICE's managing director of pan-regional Latin America, about what it takes to launch a new bureau and why they chose this market. 

Jessica Weiss | December 02, 2015

GotToVote site preps Ghana, Uganda for 2016 elections

Created to help citizens register to vote for Kenya's general elections, GotToVote is now in Malawi, Zimbabwe, Ghana and Uganda.

Jessica Weiss | April 06, 2015

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