Sofia Tomacruz


About Sofia Tomacruz

Sofia Tomacruz is a multimedia reporter at Rappler focusing on foreign affairs and the coronavirus pandemic.

Prior to this, she covered social issues relating to health, education, and migration.

Sofia also writes stories on the treatment of women and children.

In 2017, she and Ana Santos were awarded the International Labour Organization’s Global Media Award for their series on schemes to recruit migrant Filipino workers, which mired many in a lifetime of debt.

Before becoming a reporter, Sofia worked as a researcher-writer at Rappler’s investigative and business sections.

Her hobbies include cooking and practicing Barre3.

Follow her on Twitter via @sofiatomacruz.

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