Emilia is ICIJ’s research editor. She has taken part in cross-border investigations such as: ICIJ's Panama Papers, Offshore Leaks, Luxembourg Leaks and Swiss Leaks projects. She has been a professor of journalism at the Central University of Venezuela and has trained journalists in investigative journalism. Emilia has been a contributor for the Washington Post, the magazine Poder y Negocios, Venezuelan newspapers El Universal and El Mundo, and Venezuelan news website Armando.info which she co-founded. She was previously the investigative reporting coordinator at the Press and Society Institute of Venezuela, and in 2012 was Reporter in Residence at the New England Center for Investigative Reporting at Boston University and Connectas. She is a former fellow at the Fundación Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano and Investigative Reporters and Editors. Among her awards is the Latin-American Prize for Thesis in Communication from the Latin American Federation of Social Communication Faculties.
- Panama Papers, or How To Coordinate a Secret in the Digital Age — ONA16, September 17, 2016