Paula Dupraz-Dobias

Paula Dupraz-Dobias is an award-winning investigative journalist and news and documentary producer with over 30 years of experience in all forms of media in Europe, North America and South America. She is based in Switzerland, but works regularly in Peru and the United States.


Paula is a journalist, news and documentary producer and editor with experience in all forms of media in Europe, North America and South America. 

Her work has included articles published in, VICE, Quartz, The New Humanitarian, NPR, C&EN, OZY, Monocle, Al Jazeera, America's Quarterly, Devex, Earth Island Journal,, Confectionery News, The Peruvian Times (Lima), GenevaLunch and documentaries produced for ESPN (Sepp Blatter's Game of Thrones, for ESPN, aired in May 2015) and France Télévision (Corexit, le remède maudit, May 2015, award-winning Des Arêtes dans nos Assiettes, June 2013 and Les naufragés de L'Ile de Jean Charles, 2017). 

In 2021, she won the second prize in the Fetisov Journalism Awards for Excellence in Environmental Journalism for a multimedia story about the sourcing of dirty gold in the Peruvian Amazon basin. She also was a producer and journalist at CNNMoney Switzerland. Her in-depth coverage of International Geneva for the broadcaster earned her the Prix Nicolas Bouvier in 2018. She previously worked at World Radio Switzerland (WRS), and European Business Channel (Zurich) as a news producer, and at France 2 (London), CNN (New York and Atlanta) and Agence France Presse (Lima). Paula freelanced regularly for CBS and RTS (Swiss Television) and writes conference reports for the World Economic Forum.  In 2019, Paula was is recognised by the Forum on the Arms Trade for her exemplary reporting on the attention given to gender-based violence at the most recent annual conference of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) held in Geneva.

Paula is an accredited member of the Swiss press association, Impressum, ACANU, the Club Suisse de la Presse and the Asociación de Prensa Extranjera en el Perú. 

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