Costa Rica News – Yanancy Noguera Calderon was the director of the newspaper La Nacion until she presented her resignation letter, yesterday. She had worked for the paper without stopping, since 1990.
She says her departure is due to the recent reforms the corporation has seen. She explained, “The company has a new work system under the concept of integrated newsroom, in which the role of director of La Nacion has lost relevance and this produced differences in vision and journalism management.”
Marie Antoinette Chaverri will be taking over the position. She mentioned, about Noguera, that “We will always be grateful for her many contributions to our media and the development of those who had the opportunity to work with her.” It’s also been said that he “was a passionate journalist and praised in her planning skills, management skills, knowledge of the audience and her genuine interest in people, especially for her team.”
She has been with the company for 24 years, starting as a journalist and continuing on to coordinate the economic issues section of the paper. She also served as the managing editor, before becoming the director, in 2000. She has covered big issues, like the Banco Anglo debacle that unravelled in 1994. In 1991, she was rewarded with the title of Editor of the Year. Then, in 2007, she won the Economic Journalism Award from the Academy of Central America.
“I appreciate the tremendous opportunity of serving as director of The Nation I have been honored and proud to fill this position. I appreciate my 10 years in the Financial Department and ones as the Chief Editor, the weekly was my school of management and innovation . I treasure my nine years as a journalist in the business section of the newspaper, where I learned to make the best journalism, independent and credible that exists in this country,” wrote Noguera in her resignation letter.