From ESPN to the Guardian, from legendary football magazine El Gráfico to the BBC; Cecilia Lagos - known as the female football reporter in her country of birth- has an impressive track record. Driven by her passion and dreams, already at the age of 14 the Chilean girl wrote football columns for Las Últimas Noticias: one of the largest national newspapers. Her qualities did not go unnoticed. As a 20-year-old woman, she presented sports items on 24 Horas Central, being the first and only female sports reporter on national television.
Via New York to Europe
Cecilia worked for some time in New York where she experienced and covered the World Trade Center attacks on 9/11, leaving a mark in her life and career. And since she moved to Europe in January of 2018, the doors opened to new international assignments. She loves working from The Netherlands as an ideal hub to freelance for several international news platforms. Because she’s always adding depth and context to her analysis, integrating statistics and a sense for the human factor, many outlets from different task Cecilia for her work.
Cecilia and Nightwatch: a great couple!
Working for stations in different time zones, often means getting up in the middle of the Night. "Of course it's hard to get up for work around 4am. That's why I often drank artificial energy drinks to wake up. Until I saw Nightwatch 100% Plant Based Energy Drink in the supermarket. I thought I'd give it a try and I liked it immediately. Since then, both my boyfriend and I have been huge fans of Nightwatch.”
Nightwatch: ''It is an honour to have such a unique football journalist amongst our fans. Nightwatch is looking forward to a long-term and broad collaboration with Cecilia Lagos.''