Contact

Please feel free to get in touch for collaborations, commissions, assignments or just to say hi: monica@monicargoya.com

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About

Mónica R. Goya is a journalist and photographer based in London. Her work focuses primarily in the fields of travel, gastronomy, wine and farming. Her long-term journalistic projects explore the culture of working the land and the intersection of human rights, food politics and sustainability. She has a strong interest in food justice and is a volunteer at Food First.

She is a European citizen, speaks English and Spanish and can communicate in French and Italian. Prior to settling in London, she lived in Galicia, Madrid and Paris. She spends her spare time in the outdoors.
 

Upcoming travel dates
(Aug) Dolomites / (Sept) Canary Islands / Asturias / Ribeira Sacra / (Oct) Murcia / (Nov) Asturias / Morocco / (Dec) Asturias

 
 
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Selected clients & collaborations

Saveur / The Guardian / El País Semanal / Condé Nast Traveler / Viajes National Geographic / easyJet Traveller / Courier Media / Iberia Ronda / Evening Standard / Food & Wine Mexico / Gourmets / Modern Farmer / Turkish Airlines / Tasting Table / Tapas magazine / Thomas Cook / Elle à Table Japan / The Gannet / Root & Bone / El País - Planeta Futuro / The Art of Plating / Suitcase magazine / Lodestars Anthology / In Clover magazine / SHOP magazine / Plate Selector / La Nueva España newspaper / Spanish Wine Lover / Terre magazine / Pipette magazine /

Condé Nast Traveler Content Studio / Booking.com / Royal Horticultural Society / M. Peach & Co / Show Thyme / Hg2 / Adam Handling restaurant group / Santo Remedio restaurant / Avis / Qnk Arquitectura

 
 
 

Accolades

Pink Lady Food Photography Awards 2019. Shortlisted. (Categories: Bring Home the Harvest; Food for Sale)

Pink Lady Food Photography Awards 2018. Shortlisted. (Categories: Food In The Field;
The Philip Harben Award for Food in Action; Marks & Spencer Food Adventures)

Robert Schuman Journalism Scholarship. European Parliament, London/Strasbourg, 2011

Álvaro Cunqueiro Gastronomic Journalism National Award. Spain, 2009
[Project: With Our Hands ]

 

Education

MA University for the Creative Arts. UK

BA (Hons) Universidad de Santiago de Compostela/Southampton Solent University. Spain/UK

WSET Level 2 Award in Wine and Spirits