Jennifer Ávila is a journalist, opinion leader and media entrepreneur in Honduras. Co-founder and editorial director of the digital media Contracorriente, a platform for investigative journalism, analysis and new narratives about Honduras and Central America. She has been a reporter for 12 years covering investigations about corruption, gender-based violence, socio-environmental conflicts, political crisis and urban violence, in diverse formats such as documentaries, chronicles, opinion articles and podcast. She has participated in more than a dozen transnational investigations. In 2014 and 2015 she won the Journalism for Equality and Against Gender Violence National Award for her coverage about impunity in femicides and how violence affects girls in her country. In 2020 she won the Latin American Association Media Award, in 2021 Contracorriente (the media she leads) won the Democracy Award by National Endowment for Democracy in Washington and a Special Mention in Maria Moors Cabot Prize by Columbia University in New York. In 2023 she was laurated with the Gabo Foundation Excellence Award for leading young and brave journalism in Honduras.