Yemile Bucay

Senior Analyst and Deputy Editor, France and Italy

Yemile Bucay manages NewsGuard’s editorial operations in France and Italy and edits reviews of sites in those markets. Prior to joining NewsGuard, she was a reporting fellow at the Global Migration Project, a nonprofit effort run by Sarah Stillman and funded by that Endeavor Foundation that reports on immigration and gender, with a focus on law and policy. Bucay has worked as a journalist and documentary producer in Mexico and France, and has conducted research in those countries as well as in Syria and in Italy. Her work has appeared in the Columbia Journalism Review, Broadly, Newsweek, and the New Yorker.

Bucay is a graduate of Yale University, where she studied literature, philosophy, and history. She holds a masters in journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

In the past, Bucay worked as a translator for the Immigrant Rights Clinic at NYU School of Law, American Gateways, a legal non-profit based in Austin, Texas, and for an asylum clinic run by the New Sanctuary Coalition.