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Dr. Mario García

Dr. Mario García

CEO and Founder of García Media, USA

 Dr. Mario Garcia

Dr. Mario Garcia is CEO/Founder of García Media. He is Senior Adviser on News Design at Columbia University's School of Journalism in New York.

Mario has been a consultant to over 700 media companies in 120 countries and is the author of 13 books.

Mario has devoted more than 40 years to redesigning publications, and has personally collaborated with over 700 news organizations from such large projects as The Wall Street Journal to medium-size newspapers, such as The Charlotte Observer or smaller ones in the heartland of America, such as the Lawrence (Kansas) Journal-World or the weekly of the oil and energy industry, Upstream (Norway). He and his team are currently helping the McClatchy newspapers in the United States with a rethinking of its 29 titles in what is called Project 2020.

Mario has received over 300 SND Awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award. People Magazine en Español selected Mario as among the 100 Most Influential Hispanics. He is a 2011 recipient of the University of Missouri School of Journalism’s Medal of Honor for Distinguished Service in Journalism.  In 2015, Mario became the recipient of the Columbia Scholastic Press Association's Charles O'Malley Excellence in Teaching Award.