Myriam Vidal Valero is a bilingual science journalist from Mexico City. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Science, The Open Notebook, Medscape, Muy Interesante, Cancer World, ¿Cómo ves? and The Mexican Network of Science Journalism (Red MPC). In 2019 she received the Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism. She is also a the recipient of the European School of Oncology Cancer Journalism award 2019-2020, the COMECYT Award for journalism on Scientific and Technological Innovation 2019 and the Mexican College for Cancer Research award 2017.
She started her career as a staff writer in the digital magazine Aquí entre nos (Here Among Us), the digital site Ciencia UNAM and the radio show La ciencia que somos, all from the Department of Science Communication of the National Autonomous University of Mexico. She also worked for the Scientific and Technological Consultative Forum.
She is a member of the Mexican Network of Science Journalists (Red MPC) and has participated in several science journalism conferences and trainings, such as the workshop "In search of the vaccine against disinformation", organized by the GABO Foundation in Colombia and the Sabine Vaccine Institute workshop on vaccination aimed at Latin American journalists, in Argentina. In 2019 she gave a conference on how to report about vaccination during an event organized by the company Sanofi Pasteur in Paraguay.
She's currently based in New York City, where she's studying an M.A. in Journalism at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism, CUNY.