Natashya Gutierrez

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About Natashya Gutierrez

Natashya is President of Rappler. Among the pioneers of Rappler, she is an award-winning multimedia journalist and was also former editor-in-chief of Vice News Asia-Pacific. Gutierrez was named one of the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders for 2023.

After obtaining her psychology degree at Yale, Gutierrez returned to Manila to become part of the first dozen employees who set up Rappler in 2011. In 2014, Rappler appointed Gutierrez as chief of its first international bureau in Jakarta.

Natashya is the recipient of several journalism awards including the Society of Publishers in Asia for reporting on women's issues, and the Asia Journalism Fellowship. She was also selected as one of Asia's emerging young leaders and named a Development Fellow by the Asia Foundation. Under her watch as editor in chief, the Vice Asia-Pacific team won several awards for their reporting on human rights in the region. She was also part of the Vice News Tonight team that earned an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Recorded News Program, for her coverage of the 2022 Philippine presidential elections.