Mexican science journalists Pablo Mares and Sergio Vicke awarded InquireFirst scholarships to attend WCSJ2019

We’re excited to announce that InquireFirst is providing full fellowships to Mexican science journalists Pablo Mares and Sergio Vicke to attend the 2019 Latin American Edition of the Jack F. Ealy Science Journalism Workshop and the World Conference of Science Journalists which will take place July 1-5 in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Pablo Mares

Pablo is the founder of, which focuses on science, health and environmental coverage. He writes for the online environmental website and for the health website He is also a member of the Earth Journalism Network.

He has participated in the International Union for Conservation of Nature in Hawaii, in the Conference of Parties 13 (COP13) on Biodiversity in Cancun, as well as a journalism workshop in Costa Rica organized by LatinClima and the Stanley Foundation on the transition to carbon neutral.

Pablo is a professor of digital journalism at the University of Guadalajara and an experimental musician who has composed several musical pieces for news reports and radio programs.

Sergio Vicke

Sergio is an environmental journalist who is the anchor of the program “Solo Preguntas y Respuestas” on Mexico’s Public Broadcasting System (SPR).

For more than two decades, Sergio was a familiar face on Television Azteca, where he worked as both a reporter and anchor. His coverage has taken him to 14 countries, as well as remote corners of Mexico, where he has covered hurricanes and floods and political and public security stories of national importance.

Over the years, Sergio has specialized in science, health and environment coverage, attending numerous journalism training programs, including the Jack F. Ealy Science Journalism Workshop, in Mexico and the United States. Sergio left TV Azteca in 2016 to work on environmental documentary projects from his home in Merida, Mexico.




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