Núria Jar

Crew Journalist

B.A. in Journalism, M.A. in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication, and journalist engaged with the international community of science journalists and with extensive experience working for some of the most important Catalan and Spanish media outlets

Núria Jar is journalist, specialized in science and health. She currently works in Catalunya Ràdio. She also co-directs the 5W Magazine podcasts and coordinates the radio workshop for the Master’s Degree in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication at Pompeu Fabra University (UPF).  With more than 10 years of experience in science journalism, she was a contributor for the main Catalan and Spanish media outlets, such as El PaísLa Vanguardia, the public science news agency SINC and the magazine Muy Interesante, among others. She recently produced the audio series ‘Human Condition‘, which tells stories between doctors and their patients, and ‘The Coronavirus Scientists’, funded by COVID emergency funds for journalists from the National Geographic Society. Throughout her career, she has received numerous awards, such as the Concha García Campoy Award in the written press category for the report ‘Cuando el médico se convierte en paciente’, published in La Vanguardia. She has a Degree in Journalism from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and Master’s Degree in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication by UPF. She is also a member of the Catalan Association of Scientific Communication and the Spanish Association of Scientific Communication. She has also taken an active part in different editions of the World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ) in Seoul, South Korea, and Lausanne, Switzerland.