IRP Fellows

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    Achin, Kurt

    Affiliation:
    Freelance video
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2004
    Kurt Achin is a Seoul-based Correspondent and Bureau Chief for Voice of America. Kurt opened the Seoul bureau in late 2004 after spending the Fall 2004 semester at Johns Hopkins University as a Fellow in the International Reporting Project. He was a...
  • Ackerman, Ruthie

    Affiliation:
    Freelance print
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2010
    Ruthie Ackerman is a New York-based journalist focusing on women and politics. She has special expertise on citizen media, refugee issues, and post-conflict environments, and is a senior fellow at the World Policy Institute. She is the founder of Ceasefire...
  • Acquaro, Kimberlee

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Photo
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2001
    Kimberlee Acquaro is a filmmaker and photojournalist based in Venice, California whose work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post Magazine, TIME Magazine, US New & World Report, Mother Jones and many international publications. Acquaro's...
  • Algeo, Matthew

    Affiliation:
    Maine Public Radio
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2002
    Matthew Algeo is a freelance writer and reporter currently based in Rome. His latest book is Harry Truman’s Excellent Adventure: The True Story of a Great American Road Trip. Algeo has reported from three continents, and his stories...
  • Allen-Ebrahimian, Bethany

    Affiliation:
    Foreign Policy
    Trip:
    Fellows 2015
    Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian is an editorial fellow at Foreign Policy magazine’s China channel, Tea Leaf Nation, where she covers Chinese politics, society, and media censorship. Her work has also appeared in The Daily Beast, the Huffington Post and...
  • Alpert, Emily

    Affiliation:
    voiceofsandiego
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2011
    Emily Alpert reports on education for the nonprofit news website voiceofsandiego.org. Her education reporting has won national honors for investigative reporting, beat coverage and blogging from the Education Writers Association, the Online News Association and the Scripps Howard Foundation,...
  • Alvarez, Nina

    Affiliation:
    Freelance video journalist
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2005
    Nina Alvarez is a New York-based independent broadcast journalist with experience in news and documentary production for cable, public and network television broadcast. Since 2001, she has worked as a producer and video shooter throughout Latin America, Middle East and Africa....
  • Anson, Ryan

    Affiliation:
    Freelance photographer
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2005
    Ryan Anson is a freelance photojournalist based in Washington D.C. and Southeast Asia. He is currently represented by Network Photographers, a London-based photo agency. He has worked in more than 20 countries while traveling in Africa, Asia and Europe. In...
  • Arnoldy, Ben

    Affiliation:
    Christian Science Monitor
    Trip:
    Kazakhstan 2013
    Ben Arnoldy is the Deputy International Editor at The Christian Science Monitor, which is based in Boston. He recently spent several years based in New Delhi covering India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan for the Monitor. He has held a wide variety...
  • Aronson-Rath, Raney

    Affiliation:
    ABC News
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2000
    As executive producer for PBS’ flagship public affairs documentary series FRONTLINE, Raney Aronson-Rath guides the editorial development and execution of the series, from primetime television broadcasts to multiplatform initiatives. She oversees all phases of production and runs the daily...
  • Asarnow, Jenny

    Affiliation:
    Freelance journalist
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2011
    Jenny Asarnow is a freelance journalist based in Seattle. Until early 2011, she produced talk shows and trained youth at KUOW Public Radio and created programs for freeform community station Hollow Earth Radio. In 2008, Asarnow was recognized as one of public...
  • Avila, Oscar

    Affiliation:
    Chicago Tribune
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2004
    Oscar Avila is a member of the Chicago Tribune's Editorial Board, writing opinion pieces on local, national and international affairs. He was the paper's Latin America correspondent from 2006-09, based in Mexico City and covering news from Cuba...
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    Babits, Sadie

    Affiliation:
    KNAU Arizona Public Radio in Flagstaff
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2004
    Sadie Babits is a freelance journalist based in Portland, Oregon. Previously, she was the news director at Bosie State Radio in Idaho. Prior to that she was the regional host of "Morning Edition" and a reporter at KNAU - Arizona...
  • Backus, Emily

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Video
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 1999
    Emily Backus has been a television journalist since she graduated from Columbia University in 1990. She has reported extensively on racism, the environment, consumer fraud and problems affecting the poor and disadvantaged. She was a production associate for CBS’ “60...
  • Baker, Aryn

    Affiliation:
    TIME Asia
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2005
    Aryn Baker is Time's bureau chief for Pakistan and Afghanistan. Previously she was the associate editor at the Asian edition of Time Magazine, based in Hong Kong. Since joining Time in 2001, she has worked as a reporter, editor and...
  • Baker, Audrey

    Affiliation:
    ABC News
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2000
    Audrey Baker is a producer at ABC News 20/20 and has worked both on TV magazine pieces and on long form news specials at ABC News. She was a IRP Fellow in the Fall of 2000, looking into health issues in Peru,...
  • Balderas, Jill Braden

    Affiliation:
    Freelance journalist
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2011
    Jill Braden Balderas is a Washington, D.C.-based journalist focusing on global health, medicine and international development. As a multimedia reporter/producer, she has covered these issues on six continents across all mediums, including in The Washington Post, The...
  • Bansal, Sarika

    Affiliation:
    Freelance / Solutions Journalism Network
    Trip:
    Fellows 2014
    Sarika Bansal is an independent journalist who specializes in social innovation and global health. Her writing and photographs have appeared in The New York Times, Forbes, The Guardian, Fast Company, The Atlantic, and several other publications. She is also the...
  • Barclay, Eliza

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Print, Mexico City
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2007
    Eliza Barclay is a writer, multimedia producer, and photojournalist. Currently based in Washington, DC, she frequently travels to Latin America and East Africa to report on a range of issues including public health, the environment, immigration, economic development and food....
  • Barnard, Anne

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2000
    Anne Barnard is a reporter for the New York Times. Previously she covered the Middle East for The Boston Globe. Earlier, she covered the Iraq war for the Globe, living in Baghdad full time for nearly two years. Before that,...
  • Barry-Jester, Anna Maria

    Affiliation:
    FiveThirtyEight
    Trip:
    Fellows 2015
    Anna Maria Barry-Jester is a writer and documentary photographer for FiveThirtyEight, where she covers public health, food and culture. She is interested in the social determinants of health, and has reported on a mysterious epidemic of kidney disease for the...
  • Barton, Julia

    Affiliation:
    WHYY-FM Philadelphia
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2000
    <p>Julia Barton is a freelance journlist whose work can be found on <a href="http://juliabarton.com/">her website</a>.</p> <p>She was formerly an editor at American...
  • Baynham, Jacob

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Kazakhstan 2013
    Jacob Baynham is an international freelance journalist interested in writing about people. He grew up between India and Colorado, a childhood that cultivated a love for languages and mountain landscapes. In his reporting, he looks for stories that reveal something...
  • Beeman, Perry

    Affiliation:
    Des Moines Register
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2009
    Perry Beeman is veteran environment reporter for The Des Moines Register. Beeman is former president of the U.S.-based Society of Environmental Journalists. He has trained journalists in Belize, Panama and Mexico in environmental-reporting techniques under programs run by...
  • Bensman, Todd

    Affiliation:
    Dallas Morning News
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 1998
    Todd Bensman is a senior intelligence analyst/special coordinator for the Texas Department of Public Safety’s Intelligence and Counterterrorism Division. Previously, he was an investigative projects reporter for The San Antonia Express-News and covered Mexico’s civil...
  • Benton, Joshua

    Affiliation:
    Dallas Morning News
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2003
    Joshua Benton is director of the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. The Lab is an attempt to figure out a productive future for quality journalism online. While an IRP fellow, he worked as a staff writer and columnist for...
  • Bhatia, Juhie

    Affiliation:
    Women's eNews
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2012
    Juhie Bhatia is the managing editor of Women's eNews, an online news service that covers women's issues, and the public health editor of Global Voices Online, which leverages the power of citizens' media. She has covered health, science...
  • Bjerga, Alan

    Affiliation:
    Knight Ridder newspapers
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2005
    Alan Bjerga covers agricultural policy for Bloomberg News in Washington, D.C. In 2009 he won awards from the Overseas Press Club, the Society of American Business Editors and Writers and the North American Agricultural Journalists for his work in Ethiopia...
  • Bohn, Lauren

    Affiliation:
    GroundTruth
    Trip:
    Fellows 2015
    Lauren Bohn is the GroundTruth Project’s inaugural Middle East correspondent based in Istanbul. Previously a columnist for Foreign Policy magazine, she is the co-founder of Foreign Policy Interrupted, an initiative dedicated to amplifying female voices in foreign policy....
  • Bowman, Laurel

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Video
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2002
    Laurel Bowman is a freelance video journalist based in Washington, D.C. A documentary that she wrote, filmed and produced as part of her IRP Fellowship in International Journalism aired in November 2004 on PBS’s WHUT, as part of...
  • Bradley, Theresa

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Journalist
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2009
    Theresa Bradley is a freelance journalist covering business and economics. Previously, she spent four years in Latin America as the regional business editor for The Associated Press in Mexico City, and as an economics and government reporter for Bloomberg News...
  • Brennan, Emily

    Affiliation:
    The New York Times
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2012
    Emily Brennan is a news assistant for The New York Times, where she also writes and blogs on travel, culture, and religion. Previously, she was managing editor of the radio series and blog Rethinking Religion, produced by Columbia University&rsquo...
  • Buchen, Charlotte

    Affiliation:
    Freelance video
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2010
    Charlotte Buchen has shot and produced independent documentaries, news stories and short films for outlets including PBS “FRONTLINE/World,” Newsweek.com, Current TV and StreetFilms.  As a producer/shooter for PBS “FRONTLINE/World,” she has...
  • Burge, Kimberly

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2012
    Kimberly Burge is a Washington DC-based freelance journalist. A contributing writer for Sojourners magazine, she has published feature stories, editorials and reviews on issues of culture, politics, global poverty and development, faith and public policy. Previously, she worked for 12 years...
  • Byrne, Richard

    Affiliation:
    The Riverfront Times
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 1999
    Richard Byrne has worked as an editor at The Chronicle of Higher Education, Washington City Paper and St. Louis Magazine. His work has appeared in publications including The Guardian, Time (online), Foreign Policy, The Washington Post, BookForum and The American...
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    Cadei, Emily

    Affiliation:
    Roll Call
    Trip:
    Kazakhstan 2013
    Emily Cadei is a Washington-based journalist who covers foreign policy for Congressional Quarterly's Roll Call, where she writes about Congress and its efforts to shape US relations with a range of international actors. She has covered foreign aid,...
  • Capozza, Korey

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2001
    Korey Capozza is a San Francisco-based freelance journalist who writes on the environment, Native American issues and health policy. Previously she worked for United Press International in South America, for Canada Press and Southam News in Mexico and as an...
  • Carr, Sarah

    Affiliation:
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2006
    Sarah Carr covers schools in New Orleans. Previously she covered urban education issues at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel for the past four years. She has won awards for a series on Milwaukee’s distinctive school voucher program, and for...
  • Carranca, Adriana

    Affiliation:
    O Estado de S.Paulo
    Trip:
    Religion Fellows 2013
    Adriana Carranca is a reporter-at-large for O Estado de S.Paulo, a leading daily national newspaper in Brazil. She has reported from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran, Egypt, the Palestinian territories, Israel, Indonesia, Haiti, Mexico, Argentina and many other regions. Her first...
  • Case, David

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 1998
    David Case is editor of Passport, GlobalPost's membership service, which provides executives, professors, aid workers and other international knowledge professionals with an innovative resource for information on global events. Prior to joining GlobalPost, he covered business, science and international...
  • Casey, Libby

    Affiliation:
    KUAC-FM, Fairbanks, AK
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2007
    Libby Casey is a Washington correspondent for the Alaska Public Radio Network. Previously, she was a reporter at public radio station KUAC in Fairbanks, Alaska. Her stories have appeared on “All Things Considered,” “Morning Edition,” &ldquo...
  • Caskey, Antrim

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Photo
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2003
    Antrim Caskey is a freelance documentary photographer currently living in New York City. Antrim covered the presidential election in 2008, from the DNC in Boston, to protests in New York City during the RNC, to swing voters in Pennsylvania, ending in...
  • Cha, Ariana Eunjung

    Affiliation:
    The Washington Post
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2002
    Ariana Eunjung Cha is a Beijing-based correspondent for The Washington Post. She was The Post's San Francisco bureau chief in 2005 and covered Iraq from 2003 to 2004. Previously, she covered technology at The Post. Prior to joining The Post in 1999, she...
  • Chatterjee, Sumana

    Affiliation:
    Congressional Quarterly
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2000
    Sumana Chatterjee is a reporter for Congressional Quarterly's Daily Monitor in Washington, D.C., where she covers the Senate. She joined Congressional Quarterly in 1998 and has covered foreign affairs and defense, environment and energy and campaign finance. Previously, she...
  • Cheers, Imani M.

    Affiliation:
    PBS NewsHour
    Trip:
    New Media Fellows 2013
    Imani M. Cheers is a multimedia producer and an assistant professor in the School of Media and Public Affairs at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., which she joined in May 2013. Before joining the faculty at GWU, Cheers...
  • Clynes, Tom

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2002
    Tom Clynes is a freelance journalist and photographer who covers environmental issues, adventure travel, science, and culture. As a contributing editor for the magazines National Geographic Adventure and Popular Science, he has covered Ebola outbreaks and armed conflicts in central...
  • Coletti, Elisabetta Anna

    Affiliation:
    Christian Science Monitor
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2001
    Elisabetta Anna Coletti is a staff writer at The Christian Science Monitor in Boston. Since joining the paper in 1998, she has written news features, edited in the arts section and reported from Italy. Currently she is the regional editor for...
  • Colt, Sarah

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Video
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2004
    Sarah Colt is a freelance documentary television producer living in New York City. In 2004, Colt produced a documentary for the PBS television series FRONTLINE/World that examines the emotional impact of Namibia’s struggle over land redistribution fourteen years...
  • Conaway, Cameron

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows 2015
    Cameron Conaway is an investigative journalist, a Top 50 content marketing influencer, and a social justice poet. He is a recipient of the Daniel Pearl Investigative Journalism Fellowship, and his work for Newsweek has been nominated for a National Magazine Award....
  • Coster, Helen

    Affiliation:
    Forbes
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2010
    Helen Coster is a New York- based staff writer at Forbes, where she writes about entrepreneurs and other topics. She has profiled companies and entrepreneurs in China, Argentina, Mexico, India and South Africa. Her profile of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim...
  • Cullen, Lisa Takeuchi

    Affiliation:
    Money Magazine
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2000
    Lisa Takeuchi Cullen is a New York-based writer and author. Until recently, she was a staff writer at TIME magazine, which she joined in 2001 as a Tokyo correspondent not long after her IRP Fellowship. Previously, she was a staff writer...
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    Dalton, Ben

    Affiliation:
    International Crisis Group
    Trip:
    Kazakhstan 2013
    Ben Dalton is a Washington-based Communications Officer with the International Crisis Group, a leading global conflict prevention NGO that conducts field research on international political conflict, with the aim of providing the best information to policymakers in a position to...
  • Daniel, Trenton

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Print
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2003
    Trenton Daniel joined The Associated Press in March 2011 as its Haiti correspondent. Prior to that, he spent eight years as a staff writer with The Miami Herald, where he was part of the newspaper’s team that was a...
  • Daniels, Alex

    Affiliation:
    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2011
    Alex Daniels is a reporter in the Washington bureau of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, where he covers Congress and the federal government. When he started at the Little Rock-based paper in 2002, Daniels covered the Arkansas-based Wal-Mart company and the retail sector. ...
  • Davenport, Meredith

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Photographer
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2000
    Meredith Davenport is a freelance photojournalist based in New York. She lived in Latin America for six years, most recently in Costa Rica, where she worked as a staff photographer and regional coordinator for Agence France Presse. Previously, she spent...
  • Deeter, Jessie

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Video
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2003
    Jessie Deeter is a veteran documentary filmmaker and journalist. She was the Producer of “Who Killed the Electric Car?” She is currently producing “Revenge of the Electric Car,” (www.revengeoftheelectriccar.com) and producing and directing a...
  • Dornhelm, Rachel

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Kazakhstan 2013
    Rachel Dornhelm is an award-winning freelance journalist based in Oakland, California. Over the last 10 years, her radio work has aired on PRI’s “Marketplace” as well as NPR newsmagazines and local affiliates KQED, WBUR and WNYC. She...
  • Dukes, JP

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2012
    JP Dukes in an independent journalist and documentary maker specializing in radio, magazine writing, and multimedia. He holds a BA in Anthropology and History from the University of Virginia and studied radio documentary at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies....
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    Ehidiamen, Jennifer

    Affiliation:
    Global Press Institute
    Trip:
    New Media Fellows 2013
    Jennifer Ehidiamen is a senior reporter and media trainer at Global Press Institute (GPI). Based in Lagos, Nigeria, she is a tech savvy journalist interested in using the new media as a tool to disseminate information, collaborate and stir up...
  • Ekine, Sokari

    Affiliation:
    Black Looks
    Trip:
    New Media Fellows 2013
    Sokari Ekine is a feminist writer, blogger, and educator and is founder and principle author of Black Looks. She has been active in struggles for social justice for over 20 years and has written for various online and print publications, including...
  • Eng, Na

    Affiliation:
    "NOW," PBS
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2006
    Na Eng is a freelance television producer and communications consultant in New York City. For many years, she was a producer for the national news magazine show NOW on PBS.  She has reported from all over the world-- from...
  • Ernst, Jonathan

    Affiliation:
    Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2001
    Jonathan Ernst is a photojournalist based in Washington, D.C. Previously, he was a staff photographer at the Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle, where he  worked on a wide range of topics, from the impeachment trial of President Clinton, the World...
  • Eviatar, Daphne

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Print
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2003
    Daphne Eviatar is a freelance journalist based in New York and a contributing editor at The American Lawyer magazine, where she was previously a staff writer. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Newsweek International,...
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    Ferreira, Susana

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Religion Fellows 2013
    Susana Ferreira is a freelance print and radio journalist, and has been based in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, since 2010. She regularly files features and breaking news pieces for Reuters, TIME, and CBC Radio, and has previously worked for the Wall Street Journal...
  • Filipovic, Jill

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows 2015
    Jill Filipovic is a journalist based in New York City. Her work on law, politics, gender and foreign affairs has appeared in Cosmopolitan, The Guardian, Al Jazeera America, New York Magazine, the Nation, Foreign Policy, GOOD magazine,...
  • Flynn, Michael

    Affiliation:
    Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2002
    Michael Flynn is a writer based in Geneva, Switzerland. A former associate editor of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Flynn has helped launch several foreign policy and international affairs research programs, including the Geneva-based Global Detention Project (http://www...
  • Fox, Travis

    Affiliation:
    WashingtonPost.com
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2002
    Travis Fox is an award-winning photographer, videographer and producer for WashingtonPost.com. In 2003, Fox was named Editor of the Year by the White House News Photographers Association for the second straight year. In 2002, he was also named Camera Person of...
  • Francis, David

    Affiliation:
    Freelance journalist
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2011
    David Francis is a Washington-based journalist who writes frequently on energy and European issues. His work has appeared in the Christian Science Monitor, the Financial Times Deutschland, the Fiscal Times, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, World Politics Review, Foreign Policy and other...
  • Franklin, Marcia

    Affiliation:
    Idaho Public Television
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2003
    Marcia Franklin has been a producer and host at Idaho Public Television since 1990. Prior to her current position, she was a general assignment reporter for KIFI-TV in Idaho Falls and the assistant to the news director for KQED-TV in San...
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    Gallafent, Alex

    Affiliation:
    "The World," PRI/BBC
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2011
    Alex Gallafent is a New York-based correspondent for PRI’s “The World,” a co-production of Public Radio International, the BBC World Service and WGBH Boston. In recent years he has reported series from the Brazilian Amazon, Istanbul...
  • Gartland, Michael

    Affiliation:
    The Post and Courier
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2005
    Michael Gartland is a reporter at The Record in New Jersey. Previously, he was the religion editor for The Post and Courier in Charleston, S.C., which he joined in 2002. He has also worked at The Charlotte Observer and at...
  • Gerety, Rowan Moore

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Religion Fellows 2013
    Rowan Moore Gerety is a writer and radio reporter based in Los Angeles. He is a contributor to “Marketplace,” “Living on Earth,” Guernica, and the Christian Science Monitor, among others, and edits the African Makers collection...
  • Gezari, Vanessa

    Affiliation:
    St. Petersburg Times
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2007
    Vanessa Gezari is a Washington-based writer who covers national and international affairs with a focus on South Asia, West Africa and Afghanistan. Before moving to Washington, she was a national writer for the St. Petersburg Times in Florida, traveling the...
  • Giry, Stephanie

    Affiliation:
    Foreign Affairs
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2008
    Stéphanie Giry is deputy managing editor at Foreign Affairs. She has written for Foreign Affairs, The New York Times, The New Republic, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, Legal Affairs and the Associated Press....
  • Goodman, Julie

    Affiliation:
    Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, MS
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2004
    Julie Goodman covers mutual funds and regulatory developments for BoardIQ, a Web site in New York owned by the Financial Times. She came to the site from Washington, D.C., where she focused on foreign policy in South Asia and...
  • Graham, Jessie

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Print and Radio
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2003
    Jessie Graham is a senior multimedia producer for Human Rights Watch in New York. Previously, she was a trainer of radio journalists at the Institute for War and Peace Reporting in Iraq. She has reported for National Public Radio shows...
  • Graham-Silverman, Adam

    Affiliation:
    Congressional Quarterly
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2005
    Adam Graham-Silverman covers foreign policy for Congressional Quarterly. At CQ, he has also covered the federal budget, House and Senate leadership and campaigns. Stories from his IRP trip to Mozambique appeared in Slate and The New Republic. His reporting has...
  • Guerra, Bear

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows 2014
    Bear Guerra is a photographer whose work addresses globalization, development, and social and environmental justice issues. He was a Ted Scripps Fellow in Environmental Journalism for the 2013-2014 academic year at the University of Colorado - Boulder. In addition to...
  • Guidi, Ruxandra

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows 2014
    Ruxandra Guidi has over twelve years of experience working in public radio, magazines, and multimedia, and has reported throughout the United States, the Caribbean, South and Central America, as well as Mexico and the U.S.-Mexico border region.  ...
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    Harris, Shayla

    Affiliation:
    NBC News
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2003
    Shayla Harris is an award winning video producer with The New York Times where she reports on local, national and international stories. She recently earned a George Foster Peabody Award for “The Education of Ms. Groves,” a documentary...
  • Hatch, Cheryl

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Photo
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 1999
    Cheryl Hatch is a photojournalist and documentary photographer with extensive international experience. She worked for five years based in Cairo covering the Middle East and Africa, photographing for Reuters, the Associated Press and later did magazine work through Sipa Press...
  • Hennessy-Fiske, Molly

    Affiliation:
    The (Raleigh) News and Observer
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2004
    Molly Hennessy-Fiske is a metro reporter covering county politics for The Los Angeles Times. Previously, she has reported from the Washington D.C. bureau (on the economy, general assignment Hill/White House/Crawford, plus Virginia Tech), completed two rotations in...
  • Hernandez, Macarena

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Writer
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2008
    Macarena Hernandez recently completed a year-long reporting project for The Dallas Morning News documenting the educational experiences of teen immigrants at one of the oldest high schools in Dallas. Before joining the staff of The News in 2005, she covered South...
  • Hiel, Betsy

    Affiliation:
    Toledo Blade
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 1998
    Betsy Hiel has been the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review’s foreign correspondent since April 2000.  Based in Cairo, she has reported from Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Greece, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, the Palestinian territories, Saudi...
  • Ho, Vanessa

    Affiliation:
    Post Intelligencer
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2001
    Vanessa Ho is a criminal justice reporter for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, where she has covered news and features since 1994. Before joining the Post-Intelligencer, she was a reporter for The Seattle Times for two years. Previously, she worked as an intern...
  • Hockstein, Evelyn

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Photo
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2002
    Evelyn Hockstein is a freelance photojournalist who has covered the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since 1998 for news organizations such as Knight Ridder/Tribune, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and Reuters News Pictures. In 2001 she was in West Africa photographing child slavery on cocoa plantations...
  • Hodge, Nathan

    Affiliation:
    Defense Week
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2004
    Nathan Hodge covers the defense industry for The Wall Street Journal. Previously, he was a staff writer for Jane's Defence Weekly, reporting extensively from Central Asia, the Caucasus and the Middle East. His work has appeared in the Financial...
  • Hogan, Beatrice

    Affiliation:
    Vanity Fair
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2001
    Beatrice Hogan is a researcher at Vanity Fair magazine in New York and a freelance journalist specializing in Central Asian issues. Previously she worked as a reporter for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in Prague and New York, covering political,...
  • Hondros, Christopher

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Photo
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2001
    Christopher Hondros is a staff photographer for Getty Images News Service. Based in New York City, he has photographed in many of the world's major conflict zones since the late 1990s, including Kosovo, Angola, Sierra Leone, Afghanistan, Kashmir, the...
  • Hutchison, Kristan

    Affiliation:
    Juneau Empire
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 1998
    Kristan Hutchison is a staff writer for the Juneau Empire, the daily newspaper in Alaska’s capital. Since joining the paper in 1995, she has written about local and state government issues, wayward bears and the Iditarod Sled Dog Race....
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    Ibe, Cyril

    Affiliation:
    WLUW FM
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 1999
    Cyril Ibe is the host and executive producer of "Afriscope" a weekly radio program on Africa broadcast on three Chicago public radio stations and contributes essays and commentaries to WBEZ-FM. Born in Nigeria, the naturalized U.S. citizen was the...
  • Inskeep, Steve

    Affiliation:
    National Public Radio
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 1999
    Steve Inskeep is co-host of "Morning Edition" on National Public Radio (NPR). Before joining the program in 2004, he was a correspondent for NPR. A graduate of Morehead State University in Kentucky, he worked as an anchor and reporter for radio...
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    Jaffe, Sam

    Affiliation:
    The Scientist
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2004
    Sam Jaffe is a Philadelphia-based associate editor at The Scientist magazine, a publication for life science Ph.D.'s. He covers issues related to the history, ethics and philosophy of science, as well as research breakthroughs. He began his career...
  • Jenkins, Matt

    Affiliation:
    Freelance journalist
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2011
    Matt Jenkins is a Berkeley-based freelance journalist and contributing editor to High Country News. He has written for The New York Times, Smithsonian magazine, Men’s Journal, Saveur and several other national publications. For much of the past decade,...
  • Jones, Maggie

    Affiliation:
    New York Times Magazine
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2001
    Maggie Jones is a Contributing Writer for The New York Times Magazine. She has also written for The Washington Post, Slate, Elle, Salon and other publications. She has been a finalist for a National Magazine Award and has received fellowships...
  • Jones, Sarah

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows 2015
    Sarah Jones is a New York-based journalist with a passion for attracting young audiences to hard news. In 2014, Jones was named Best Journalist in Social Media by a panel of news industry leaders at the 6th Annual Shorty Awards. She...
  • K

    Kahn, Carrie

    Affiliation:
    KPBS-FM San Diego
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 1999
    As a reporter for NPR's National Desk, Carrie Kahn covers news from Los Angeles. Kahn's reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning news programs including "All Things Considered," "Morning Edition," "Weekend Edition," and "Latino USA." Before coming...
  • Kahn, Jeremy

    Affiliation:
    Fortune
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2003
    Jeremy Kahn is a freelance journalist based in New Delhi, where he contributes to Newsweek, The International Herald Tribune and The New York Times, among others. Previously, he was managing editor of The New Republic. In that role, he helped...
  • Kakaes, Konstantin

    Affiliation:
    Freelance print
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2010
    Konstantin Kakaes spent the 2009-10 academic year studying information theory and the origins of the computer as a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. From 2005-09 he was the Mexico City Bureau Chief for The Economist....
  • Kakissis, Joanna

    Affiliation:
    Freelance writer
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2009
    Joanna Kakissis spent the 2008-2009 academic year studying climate change-related migration and environmental justice issues as a Ted Scripps fellow in environmental journalism at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Before her fellowship, she worked as a freelance journalist based...
  • Kapralos, Krista J

    Affiliation:
    The Herald, Everett, WA
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2007
    Krista J. Kapralos is a reporter at The Herald in Everett, WA, where she has worked since 2005. She covers American Indian tribes and minority issues, including tribal politics and local refugee communities. She also writes about religion. Prior to her...
  • Kavanagh, Michael

    Affiliation:
    WNYC Radio
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2004
    Michael J. Kavanagh is a journalist based in New York and Kinshasa who reports about conflict and post-conflict development issues around the world, with a special focus on Africa. His radio and television work appears regularly on NPR, BBC, PBS,...
  • Kay, Kira

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Video
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2004
    Kira Kay is co-founder, along with fellow IRP alumnus Jason Maloney, of the Bureau for International Reporting (BIR) – a non-profit organization dedicated to producing and providing vital international television news programming to an American audience. She and Maloney shared...
  • Keating, Joshua

    Affiliation:
    Slate
    Trip:
    Fellows 2014
    Joshua Keating is a staff writer at Slate focusing on international news, foreign policy, and social science. Before coming to Slate, he was an editor for six years at Foreign Policy. A native of Brooklyn and graduate of Oberlin College,...
  • Keenan, Jillian

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Kazakhstan 2013
    Jillian Keenan is a freelance journalist based in New York City with interests in press freedom, nuclear politics, sexuality, Shakespeare, international human rights, and travel. Her features, essays, articles, and opinion pieces have appeared in the New York Times, Washington...
  • Kennedy, Miranda

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Journalist
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2009
    Miranda Kennedy reports about culture and politics in South Asia, and the impact of that part of the world on America. Until 2007, she was a New Delhi-based correspondent for American Public Media's \"Marketplace\" Radio. During her five years living...
  • Kenning, Chris

    Affiliation:
    The Louisville Courier-Journal
    Trip:
    Fellows 2015
    Chris Kenning is an enterprise reporter at The Courier-Journal in Louisville and the Kentucky correspondent for USA Today. Since joining the newspaper in 2001, he has covered education, poverty, health care, the military, immigration and the issues of Appalachia. Over the...
  • Khatchadourian, Raffi

    Affiliation:
    The New Yorker
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2005
    Raffi Khatchadourian is a staff fact-checker for The New Yorker magazine. Before arriving at The New Yorker in 2003, he wrote a five-part series for the Village Voice on the construction of oil pipeline through Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey. As a...
  • Kiehl, Steve

    Affiliation:
    Baltimore Sun
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2007
    Steve Kiehl is a features writer at the Baltimore Sun, where he has covered Hurricane Katrina, the DC-area sniper shootings and issues of immigration and violence along the Arizona-Mexico border. Since joining the paper in 2001, he has also covered the...
  • Killion, Nikole

    Affiliation:
    WJLA NewsChannel 8, Arlington, VA
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2007
    Nikole Killion is a correspondent for the Hearst-Argyle Washington bureau. Previously, she was an anchor/reporter at ABC 7/NewsChannel 8. Before that she was at WHAG-TV in Hagerstown, Maryland where she was the primetime evening anchor. At WHAG, Nikole covered several...
  • Kim, Ann S.

    Affiliation:
    Freelance journalist
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2011
    Ann S. Kim is a freelance journalist working in both video and radio.  She began her career at WGBH, where she worked on a variety of national programs for PBS. Kim served as associate producer for multi-part series including...
  • Knopp, Leslie

    Affiliation:
    KGW-TV Portland, OR Country Focus: Indonesia
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2000
    Leslie Knopp is currently working as a freelance journalist. Most recently she has been writing and reporting on stories for a public affairs show out of KCTS, the public television station in Seattle. Prior to that, Leslie was a general...
  • Koch, Jacqueline

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Photographer
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2000
    Jacqueline Koch is a Seattle-based freelance photojournalist who has focused on Indonesia since her IRP Fellowship in fall 2000. After her fellowship, she made additional reporting trips to Aceh and has focused on internal conflicts, military reform and the transition to...
  • Kohn, David

    Affiliation:
    CBSNews.com
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2000
    David Kohn is a medicine and health reporter (and now blogger) for The Baltimore Sun. He spent 2006-07 as a Nieman/Gates Global Health Fellow at the Nieman Foundation at Harvard University. As part of the Fellowship, he spent four...
  • Konrad, Rachel

    Affiliation:
    Associated Press
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2002
    Rachel Konrad is senior communications manager at Tesla Motors. Previously, she was a senior writer for CNET News.com. After joining CNET in 2000, she wrote hundreds of stories about technology and the Internet, from the implosion of the dot-com stock...
  • Kuffner, Alex

    Affiliation:
    Providence Journal
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2005
    Alex Kuffner is a staff writer for The Providence Journal in Rhode Island. He joined The Journal in 2000 after graduating with a master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. Previously he wrote about China for the...
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    Larson, Christina

    Affiliation:
    The Washington Monthly
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2007
    Christina Larson is an editor at Foreign Policy magazine and a fellow at the New America foundation in Washington, DC. She writes primarily about international environmental issues. Her reporting has brought her throughout China, as well to Cambodia, Vietnam, and...
  • Lawrence, David Aquila

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2000
    David Aquila Lawrence  has been covering Iraq since he first went there on an IRP fellowship in March of 2000.  In April 2009 he joined  NPR as Baghdad Bureau Chief.  \"Quil\" as he's been known since birth,...
  • Lewis, Jori

    Affiliation:
    Freelance radio
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2010
    Jori Lewis is a freelance writer and a radio journalist based in Brooklyn, NY. Her reporting focuses on the environment, global health and development and social justice topics. Jori has reported for magazines, radio shows and online news outlets including...
  • Linthicum, Kate

    Affiliation:
    Los Angeles Times
    Trip:
    Religion Fellows 2013
    Kate Linthicum is a reporter at the Los Angeles Times. She has reported from Africa, South America and across the United States. Most recently she covered Los Angeles City Hall and the 2013 mayor's race. Her work has appeared in...
  • Lovering, Daniel

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2000
    Daniel Lovering is a freelance journalist and videographer based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is a regular contributor to Reuters, and his work has appeared in The New York Times, The Economist, Scientific American and Technology Review, among other publications....
  • Ly, Phuong

    Affiliation:
    The Washington Post
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2006
    Phuong Ly  is a freelance magazine writer, consultant and journalism teacher. A former award-winning reporter for the Washington Post, she specializes in narrative stories on immigration and education. A portfolio of her stories is featured in the book Best...
  • Lyon, Julia

    Affiliation:
    Salt Lake Tribune
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2009
    Julia Lyon covers social services at The Salt Lake Tribune in Utah, where she has written about poverty issues ranging from hunger to homelessness. Over the past year, she became the paper’s lead refugee reporter and began to...
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    MacKeen, Dawn

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2002
    Dawn MacKeen is a freelance reporter based in Los Angeles. She is the author of a forthcoming book for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Previously, she covered health and social issues as a staff writer for Salon.com and Smart Money Magazine....
  • Malone, Clare

    Affiliation:
    The New Yorker
    Trip:
    Fellows 2014
    Clare Malone is a freelance writer and member of the editorial staff of The New Yorker. Her work has appeared in Elle, The American Prospect, The Daily Beast, Slate, Bloomberg View, and the essay collection Rust Belt Chic: The Cleveland...
  • Maloney, Jason

    Affiliation:
    ABC News
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 1999
    Jason Maloney is a freelance news and documentary producer living in New York. His most recent work includes a series of reports on the Georgia/Russia war and the breakaway region of Abkhazia, for PBS and HDNet. Maloney's work...
  • Mamata, Bidisha ShonarKoli

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    New Media Fellows 2013
    Bidisha Mamata is a British writer and broadcaster based in London. Educated at Oxford University and the London School of Economics, she began writing for newspapers internationally at 15 and signed her first book deal at 16. Her second novel was published...
  • Marmion, Suzanne

    Affiliation:
    PRI
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2003
    Suzanne Marmion is based in New York. Previously, she was a Malawi, Africa-based freelance reporter, most recently with "The World," a BBC/Public Radio International program. Over the past few years she worked with reporters located all over the world,...
  • Mathur, Seema

    Affiliation:
    Freelance video
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2010
    Seema Mathur is a correspondent and founder of Global Voice Productions based in Austin, Texas.  She recently reported on the needs of amputees in Haiti which aired on CNN and the ABC affiliate in Texas.  Another GVP report...
  • McEvers, Kelly

    Affiliation:
    Freelance radio journalist
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2006
    Kelly McEvers is a freelance correspondent for National Public Radio based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  Previously, she was part of an award-winning team that produced the Working series for public radio's business and finance show, \"Marketplace.\" She filed...
  • McGray, Douglas

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2002
    Douglas McGray is interested in the power of storytelling, both old-fashioned and new, to explore important issues and ideas and to bring people together. His features have appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Fast Company, and...
  • McKelvey, Tara

    Affiliation:
    American Prospect
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2009
    Tara McKelvey is a frequent contributor to The New York Times Book Review, a senior editor at The American Prospect, and author of Monstering: Inside America's Policy on Secret Interrogations and Torture in the Terror War, which former National...
  • Menon, Kavita

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Print
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2003
    Kavita Menon is a freelance journalist based in New York. Until August 2003, she headed the Asia program at the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), a press freedom organization. In her five years at CPJ, she reported in countries including Afghanistan,...
  • Meraji, Shereen

    Affiliation:
    National Public Radio, Los Angeles
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2007
    Shereen Meraji works for National Public Radio in Los Angeles as a producer and director for the program "Day to Day." She's worked in radio for almost a decade. She got her start in radio journalism filing and cataloging...
  • Metz, Andrew

    Affiliation:
    Newsday
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2000
    Andrew Metz joined the CBS News program "60 Minutes" in 2006 after many years as a newspaper journalist. He spent about a decade at Newsday, where he extensively covered the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and Middle East peace process. He reported from the region...
  • Michaels, David

    Affiliation:
    The Dallas Morning News
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2005
    Dave Michaels is a Washington correspondent for The Dallas Morning News. He previously worked in Dallas and Austin for the newspaper, where he covered the death penalty, state prison system, and the Texas Legislature. He also covered Hurricane Katrina, the...
  • Miller, Carrie

    Affiliation:
    The Manhattan Mercury
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 1999
    Carrie Miller is the city government reporter at the Manhattan Mercury, a community-focused daily in Manhattan, Kansas. She has a special interest in environmental issues related to agriculture. During her three years at the paper, she has covered police and...
  • Miller, Sabrina L.

    Affiliation:
    The Chicago Tribune
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2001
    Sabrina L. Miller is a general assignment reporter at the Chicago Tribune, which she joined in late 1999. She previously worked at the Miami Herald, where she was the criminal courts reporter in Fort Lauderdale and also covered the 1999 South African...
  • Moore, Jina

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    New Media Fellows 2013
    Jina Moore is a freelance foreign correspondent who covers Africa for print, radio and the Web. Based in New York, Moore is a regular contributor to the Christian Science Monitor. Her work has also appeared in the Columbia Journalism Review,...
  • Moran, Benedict

    Affiliation:
    Al Jazeera America
    Trip:
    Fellows 2014
    Benedict Moran is a producer for Al Jazeera America currently based in New York City. He specializes in conflict, diplomacy, and international development. Moran has won awards for his coverage of the cholera epidemic in Haiti and on rural health...
  • Morris, Ruth

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows 2015
    Ruth Morris is a freelance radio and print journalist based in Washington, DC. Previously, she covered immigration for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, served as the paper’s interim Havana bureau chief, and worked as a producer at NPR&rsquo...
  • Murphy, Annie

    Affiliation:
    Independent journalist
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2011
    Annie Murphy is an independent journalist working in radio, print, and multimedia. She is a regular contributor to NPR, Marketplace, and the World Vision Report, and her writing has appeared in The Atlantic, The Nation, and The Virginia...
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    Najar, Nida

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Religion Fellows 2013
    Nida Najar is a freelance journalist based in New Delhi. She has produced stories from India for The New York Times and its first country-specific site, India Ink. She has written on HIV/AIDS in the country’s remote...
  • Narang, Sonia

    Affiliation:
    PRI's "The World"
    Trip:
    Fellows 2014
    Sonia Narang is a multimedia journalist who covers global health, education, culture, and politics. She primarily focuses her reporting on the lives of women and girls, and the challenges they face around the world. Her journalism work has taken her...
  • Nawaz, Amna

    Affiliation:
    NBC News
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2009
    Amna Nawaz is a producer and video journalist with NBC News, currently based in the network's Washington DC bureau. She has worked in the Middle East, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Europe and her work has appeared on \"NBC...
  • Newbart, Dave

    Affiliation:
    Chicago Sun Times
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 1999
    Dave Newbart is a senior editor at DNAinfo.com/Chicago. He previously worked as a reporter and editor at the Chicago Sun-Times. He graduated from the University of Missouri with a Masters degree in Journalism and spent the next three...
  • Newcomb, Amelia

    Affiliation:
    Christian Science Monitor
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2008
    Amelia Newcomb is the assistant international editor at The Christian Science Monitor. Prior to that, she held positions as the editor of The Monitor's award-winning education section and its Ideas section, and wrote on a wide variety of education...
  • Nguyen, Tina

    Affiliation:
    Freelance video journalist
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2005
    Tina Nguyen is a Boston-based freelance documentary filmmaker. She has co-produced films examining immigration trends and college disparities in the U.S, worldwide emerging infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS treatment in Africa and the science of phobias. She has filmed in...
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    O’Neill, Matt

    Affiliation:
    Downtown Community Television
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2004
    Matt O'Neill is a journalist, producer and director currently working in New York City with the Downtown Community Television Center (DCTV) where he has been making documentaries for HBO, PBS and the Discovery Channel. For the 2006 documentary he produced...
  • Okeowo, Alexis

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2012
    Alexis Okeowo is a New York-based freelance journalist who has worked in Cuba, Mexico, and across sub-Saharan Africa. She is a 2012 Alicia Patterson Fellow, for which she has written about gay rights in Africa, and was the recipient of a...
  • Olkon, Sara

    Affiliation:
    The Miami Herald
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2002
    Sara Olkon is a reporter with The Chicago Tribune. Previously, she was a general assignment reporter at The Miami Herald, where she spent time as an embedded war reporter with the Marines in Iraq. Other...
  • Orlinsky, Katie

    Affiliation:
    Getty Images
    Trip:
    Religion Fellows 2013
    Katie Orlinsky is a photographer, journalist and cinematographer from New York City. She received a bachelor's degree in political science/Latin American studies from the Colorado College and a Master's degree in Journalism from Columbia University. Katie is...
  • Oswald, Rachel

    Affiliation:
    Global Security Newswire
    Trip:
    Kazakhstan 2013
    Rachel Oswald is a Washington, DC-based reporter for National Journal's Global Security Newswire, where she covers a wide range of defense issues, including missile defense and North Korea’s nuclear weapons work. Prior to joining GSN in October 2009,...
  • Ozug, Matthew

    Affiliation:
    Sound Portraits Productions
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2006
    Matthew Ozug  is a senior producer for America Abroad, a monthly international affairs program for public radio. Matt has also worked at Sound Portraits Productions, a documentary radio company based in New York, where he produced and reported a...
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    Paksima, Jamila

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Video
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2001
    Jamila Paksima is an independent television documentary producer and journalist based in Pennsylvania. Paksima has worked as a video journalist reporting from Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East. The most recent documentaries and segments she has produced appeared on PBS...
  • Panoka, Anna

    Affiliation:
    WUWM-FM, Milwaukee
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2006
    Anna Panoka is a news host and reporter for Colorado Public Radio. Prior to that she reported for WUWM - Milwaukee Public Radio. She has won several awards for her work, including a 2004 spot news reporting award from Public Radio...
  • Pastan, Carol

    Affiliation:
    Dateline - NBC News
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 1999
    Carol Pastan was an associate producer with Dateline NBC News in New York, which she joined in 1994. She produced many breaking news stories, health stories, investigative pieces and feature stories for the network newsmagazine. Previously she worked as a producer...
  • Pasternack, Alex

    Affiliation:
    Motherboard
    Trip:
    Kazakhstan 2013
    Alex Pasternack is a New York-based journalist and producer who has reported on the environment, energy, design, technology, science and culture in China and from Brooklyn. He is the editor-at-large of “Motherboard,” a Vice website focused on technology,...
  • Paul, Noel

    Affiliation:
    The Christian Science Monitor
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2003
    Noel Paul is a feature writer for The Christian Science Monitor. He covers consumer issues, agriculture, and popular and material culture. Prior to joining The Monitor in 2000, he worked for "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer," a nightly news broadcast on...
  • Peterson, Laura

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2000
    Laura Peterson was most recently an associate editor at Foreign Policy magazine. Prior to joining FP, Peterson was a writer for the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), a program of the Center for Public Integrity in Washington, D.C.,...
  • Pike, Amanda

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Video
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2002
    Amanda Pike is a documentary filmmaker based in San Francisco. She has reported and produced documentaries for PBS, CBS, ABC, National Geographic, A&E, Lifetime and The Learning Channel, among others. Her work has often focused on extreme political...
  • Pisik, Betsy

    Affiliation:
    Freelance print
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2010
    Betsy Pisik is a freelance reporter based at the United Nations in New York, where she has covered all aspects of international relations from the diplomatic wrangling behind the Security Council to nation-building and development efforts.  In the...
  • Plautz, Jason

    Affiliation:
    National Journal
    Trip:
    Fellows 2014
    Jason Plautz is an energy and environment correspondent for National Journal, covering congressional and administrative policy related to climate change and other environment and energy issues. He previously covered transportation and EPA for Greenwire and his writing has appeared in...
  • Poff, Cathryn

    Affiliation:
    KRON TV-4, San Francisco
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2005
    Cathryn Poff is a special projects producer at television station KRON-4 in San Francisco, where she covers political, social and environmental issues. She has also reported extensively on Latino culture for the nationally syndicated show "Latin Eyes." Cathryn was an...
  • Pohl, Otto

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Writer
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2002
    Otto Pohl is a freelance writer and photographer. He began his journalistic career in 1992 as a photographer at the Moscow bureau of The New York Times. He traveled extensively across the former Soviet Union, covering stories such as the upheaval...
  • Pritchard, Justin

    Affiliation:
    Legi-slate News Service
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 1999
    Justin Pritchard is a reporter on National Investigative Team at the Associated Press. He has worked as a writer and editor at AP since returning to the United States after a year freelancing from Southeast Asia in 2000, in that time...
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    Raeke, Richard

    Affiliation:
    Anniston Star
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2001
    Richard Raeke covers the environment for The Anniston Star in Anniston, Alabama, where he has written about widespread PCB contamination. He was formerly the newspaper's business writer and traveled to Mexico to report on the migration of the apparel...
  • Rafsanjani, Nazanin

    Affiliation:
    Freelance radio journalist
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2006
    Nazanin Rafsanjani  is a freelance radio reporter and producer in New York City. She began her radio career in the San Francisco Bay Area at NPR affiliates, KALW and KQED. Over the past year, she has contributed to the...
  • Ramirez, Marc

    Affiliation:
    Seattle Times
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2001
    Marc Ramirez is a reporter for the Seattle Times, where since 1996 he has written news and features on topics ranging from social, cultural and spiritual issues to youth, recreation and travel. He also worked for the Times from 1990-94 as...
  • Rash, John

    Affiliation:
    The Star Tribune
    Trip:
    Kazakhstan 2013
    John Rash writes the Rash Report column, which explores the intersection of media, culture, society and politics. He is also an editorial writer and a member of the Star Tribune’s Editorial Board. He teaches Mass Media and Politics...
  • Rath, Tiare

    Affiliation:
    The Daily Star, Lebanon
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2002
    At the time of her fellowship in 2002, Tiare Rath was a Beirut-based regional features writer with The Daily Star, which publishes in the Arab world with the International Herald Tribune. She reported on issues affecting women and Arabs in the...
  • Ratliff, Evan

    Affiliation:
    Freelance print
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2004
    Evan Ratliff is the co-founder, CEO, and editor of Atavist, a media and software company that produces a digital storytelling platform and an award-winning magazine and e-singles publishing arm, The Atavist. Evan is also an award-winning journalist whose writing appears...
  • Raymond, Paul

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows 2015
    Paul Raymond is a freelance journalist based in London. A fluent Arabic speaker, he spent years studying and working in the Middle East and North Africa before becoming a journalist. He worked for an NGO in Jerusalem for 3 years prior...
  • Reaves, Jessica

    Affiliation:
    Chicago Tribune
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2007
    Jessica Reaves was most recently a staff writer and reporter for the Chicago Tribune, where she has worked since 2004. She writes feature stories for the Tribune Sunday magazine, author profiles for the Books section and movie reviews for Arts and...
  • Reddy, Sumathi

    Affiliation:
    The Baltimore Sun
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2006
    Sumathi Reddy is a metro reporter for The Baltimore Sun where she covers general assignment stories in the city. She has also worked for The Sun in the Annapolis State House office covering the legislative session. Before coming to The...
  • Reitman, Janet

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2000
    Janet Reitman is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone, where she has covered Iraq since April 2004. In 2000, she made two trips to Sierra Leone: using her fellowship to profile Foday Sankoh, then the rebel leader of Sierra Leone's Revolutionary...
  • Richen, Yoruba

    Affiliation:
    ABC News
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2004
    Yoruba Richen is the director of "Promised Land" - a documentary about race and land in post-apartheid South Africa that she began on the IRP Fellowship in the fall of 2004. The film received co-production funding from the PBS series P...
  • Rivera, Patricia

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2000
    Patricia Rivera is a freelancer, currently working for The Dallas Morning News. Previously, she was a writer for The News Journal, a statewide newspaper in Delaware. She joined the paper in 1993 and covered issues relating to county government, immigration, tourism,...
  • Rochkind, David

    Affiliation:
    Freelance photojournalist
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2008
    David Rochkind is a freelance photojournalist based in Mexico City. Previously, he was based in Caracas, Venezuela. He has worked extensively throughout Latin America and has also worked in Afghanistan and East Africa. His work typically focuses on the ways...
  • Rondeaux, Candace

    Affiliation:
    St. Petersburg Times
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2004
    Candace Rondeaux is a senior analyst based in Kabul, Afghanistan for the International Crisis Group, an international think tank focused on conflict resolution and prevention. Before joining ICG in 2009 she was the Islamabad/Kabul bureau chief for The Washington Post....
  • Roth, Alisa

    Affiliation:
    "Marketplace," American Public Media
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2008
    Alisa Roth is a reporter in the New York bureau of "Marketplace," where she covers Wall Street, wealth and the auto industry. She has reported from four continents; her work has appeared on National Public Radio and "The World," as...
  • Roth, Siobhan

    Affiliation:
    Legal Times
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2004
    Siobhan Roth joined National Geographic magazine as an editor in 2004, soon after concluding the IRP fellowship. Prior to the fellowship, she was a reporter for Legal Times, where she focused on the criminal justice and civil liberties issues arising from...
  • Rubin, Joe

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Video
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2001
    Joe Rubin is a freelance video journalist and producer specializing in international journalism. He has produced and reported several documentaries for ABC´s Nightline and PBS´s Frontline World. His stories have ranged from a report on a...
  • Rubinowitz, Edie

    Affiliation:
    WBEZ-FM Chicago
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 1999
    Edie Rubinowitz is a journalist with WBEZ, the Chicago affiliate of National Public Radio. She produces and is a guest host for the daily international affairs show called “Worldview.” Her reports have aired on NPR’s &ldquo...
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    Sabo, Eric

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Print
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2004
    Eric Sabo is a reporter for Bloomberg News based in Panama. Earlier, he was a New York-based freelance writer who specialized in reporting on health and science. His work has appeared in many leading publications, including New York Newsday, The...
  • Sanchis, Eva

    Affiliation:
    El Diario-La Prensa
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2006
    Eva Sanchis is the metro editor for El Diario-La Prensa. Earlier, she was the paper's City Hall bureau reporter and covered the 2005 mayoral election in New York City and the Democratic and Republican national conventions. She has also covered...
  • Santos, Fernanda

    Affiliation:
    Freelance print, New York
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2005
    Fernanda Santos covers New York City politics for The New York Times, where she has worked since September 2005. Prior to that, she spent three years at the New York Daily News, where she covered a wide range of stories, including...
  • Sataline, Suzanne

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Print
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2003
    Suzanne Sataline covers religion for The Wall Street Journal. Her work has appeared in such publications as The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor and Washingtonian magazine. From 1995 to 2000 she was a reporter for The Philadelphia Inquirer, where she...
  • Schlosser, Julie

    Affiliation:
    Fortune
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2005
    Julie Schlosser is a writer-reporter for Fortune. She began working for the magazine in 2000 as a general assignment reporter. Since joining Fortune, she has reported on a wide range of stories, from casinos to corporate reform, but she focuses primarily...
  • Schmidle, Nicholas

    Affiliation:
    Freelance print
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2010
    Nicholas Schmidle is a Washington DC-based freelance writer who reports on transnational crime, militancy, and the intersection of culture, religion and politics abroad. He is a Bernard Schwartz fellow at the New America Foundation and a regular contributor to The...
  • Schmitz, Rob

    Affiliation:
    Minnesota Public Radio
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2002
    Rob Schmitz is the China Bureau Chief for the public radio business program Marketplace, produced by American Public Media. He’s spent a decade in radio news. Previously he worked as the Los Angeles Bureau Chief for ‘The...
  • Schulz, Kathryn

    Affiliation:
    Grist Magazine
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2004
    Kathryn Schulz is the author of the nonfiction book Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error (Ecco / HarperCollins, 2010). Her freelance magazine work has appeared in many national publications, including Rolling Stone, The Nation, and The New York Times Magazine....
  • Schwartz, Ariel

    Affiliation:
    Business Insider
    Trip:
    Fellows 2015
    Ariel Schwartz is the deputy editor for innovation at Tech Insider, Business Insider's technology vertical. Perviously, she was a senior editor at Co.Exist, Fast Company magazine's website focusing on world-changing ideas and innovation. She was also...
  • Sealey, Geraldine

    Affiliation:
    ABC News.com
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2003
    Geraldine Sealey is senior news editor at Salon.com. During the 2004 presidential campaign, she was Salon's campaign editor and political blogger. Before joining Salon, Geraldine was a reporter and editor for ABCNEWS.com, where she produced original online news...
  • Sengupta, Anindita

    Affiliation:
    Ultra Violet
    Trip:
    New Media Fellows 2013
    Anindita Sengupta is a writer, journalist and poet in Mumbai and founder-editor of Ultra Violet, a site for contemporary feminism in India. She has worked in journalism, public relations, development communications and web management for more than a decade. Her...
  • Shelburne, Elizabeth

    Affiliation:
    Freelance print journalist
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2006
    Elizabeth Shelburne is a freelance writer based in Boston. She worked as a staff editor at The Atlantic Monthly from 2001 through 2005. She has written for The Atlantic Monthly, The Atlantic Unbound, The New Republic Online and The Boston Globe on...
  • Sherwood, Anne

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Photo
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2003
    Anne Sherwood is a freelance photojournalist based in Bozeman, Montana. Her work has been published in National Geographic Adventure, The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, and The Washington Post. Last year she documented rural AIDS throughout Montana and her photographs...
  • Shontz, Lori

    Affiliation:
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2001
    Lori Shontz is a senior editor at The Penn Stater magazine. Previously, she worked at The Miami Herald and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Earlier, she was sports writer for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette specializing in women's sports and the Olympics....
  • Shufro, Cathy

    Affiliation:
    Freelance journalist
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2012
    Cathy Shufro is a freelance print journalist and photographer with extensive experience covering medicine and public health. She has written for newspapers and magazines from Johns Hopkins Public Health and the Yale Alumni Magazine to The New York Times and...
  • Silberberg, Jacob

    Affiliation:
    Freelance photojournalist
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2006
    Jacob Silberberg is a freelance photojournalist recently based in Baghdad for The Associated Press. From 2003 through 2005 he lived in Nigeria and photographed stories including the genocide in Darfur, oil and insurgency in the Niger Delta, and the Liberian civil war....
  • Silver-Greenburg, Jessica

    Affiliation:
    BusinessWeek
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2009
    Jessica Silver-Greenberg is a consumer banking reporter for The Wall Street Journal. Previously, she was a staff editor in finance for BusinessWeek. Before joining BusinessWeek, she worked as an investigator for the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem where she helped...
  • Simmons, Barry

    Affiliation:
    WTVF-TV, Nashville
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2006
    Barry Simmons is a former television journalist whose reporting in Kenya during his IRP fellowship won him two regional Emmys. Barry later expanded one of those stories -- about a Vanderbilt med student building a health clinic in his village...
  • Sinderbrand, Rebecca

    Affiliation:
    Newsweek
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2005
    Rebecca Sinderbrand is a political producer for CNN’s Washington bureau. She has covered the past three presidential campaigns as a staffer for the network, Newsweek magazine and the Associated Press, reporting from 38 states and Washington, DC. She has...
  • Singer, Rena

    Affiliation:
    Philadelphia Inquirer
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 1998
    At the time of her Fellowship, Rena Singer was a staff writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer. She went on to spend ten years as foreign correspondent in Africa, the Middle East and Asia, working for print, on-line, and broadcast outlets...
  • Srikameswaran, Anita

    Affiliation:
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2004
    Anita Srikameswaran  has been a medical and science writer at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette since 1997, covering everything from AIDS to zoo husbandry. Her experience in international reporting began with a trip to Rwanda in 2000, which led to a special section...
  • Stokes, Elaisha

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows 2014
    Elaisha Stokes is a journalist and documentary filmmaker covering international human rights and foreign affairs, housing and women. She currently divides her time between central Africa and New York City. Her work appears regularly in The New York Times, Al...
  • Sullivan, Stacy

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 1998
    Stacy Sullivan is the US Media Director for Human Rights Watch in New York. Earlier, she was a freelance journalist based in New York. She graduated from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in 1995. After that...
  • Sweas, Megan

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows 2014
    Megan Sweas is a freelance journalist based in Los Angeles and author of Putting Education to Work: How Cristo Rey High Schools Are Transforming Urban Education (HarperOne). She writes about social and economic justice issues and world religions. She previously...
  • Szerlag, Heather Anne

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 1999
    Heather Anne Szerlag is a freelance journalist who most recently worked as a producer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Washington, D.C. During her two years at CBC-Radio she produced stories on topics ranging from the international treaty to...
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    Taylor, David

    Affiliation:
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2011
    David A. Taylor writes for The Washington Post, Smithsonian and Environmental Health Perspectives, among others, and has written documentary scripts for PBS, National Geographic, and the Smithsonian Channel. He co-produced the award-winning 2009 Smithsonian documentary, Soul of a People: Writing America...
  • Thomas, Katie

    Affiliation:
    Newsday
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2006
    Katie Thomas joined the New York Times as sports reporter in 2008. Prior to joining the Times she was a general-assignment reporter for Newsday, where she covered a range of topics, including local towns, courts, state government, and growth on Long...
  • Thrupkaew, Noy

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Print
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2003
    Noy Thrupkaew is a freelance writer based in New York City who writes on topics ranging from international affairs to feminism to popular culture and the arts. Her work has appeared in outlets including The Nation, The Utne Reader, Kyoto...
  • U

    Uhlir, Tricia

    Affiliation:
    KXLF-TV, Montana
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 1998
    Tricia Uhlir is an anchor/reporter at KXLF-TV in Butte, Montana. She has worked at the station since 1995. Previously, she worked at KSBW in Salinas, California, as a producer, associate producer and news reporter. She has lived overseas and worked...
  • Ulmanu, Alex

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Religion Fellows 2013
    Alexandru-Brăduț Ulmanu is a Romanian freelance journalist, online videographer, and journalism trainer. He started his career in journalism in the early 1990s, and has been a pioneer of online journalism in Romania. Most recently he has produced online video...
  • V

    Vázquez, Bianca

    Affiliation:
    Freelance radio journalist
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2006
    Bianca Vázquez Toness got her start in journalism writing stories from Mexico for U.S. and Mexican publications. She spent two years covering city government and education for the Herald-Republic, in Yakima, Washington, before making the switch to...
  • Vadarevu, Raghuram

    Affiliation:
    Providence Journal Interactive
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2001
    Raghuram Vadarevu is an online reporter for Projo.com, the web site of The Providence Journal. He writes breaking news stories for the web site and covers technology for the Rhode Island-based paper. He joined the web site staff in...
  • Verlee, Megan

    Affiliation:
    Colorado Public Radio
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2011
    Megan Verlee is a general assignment reporter for Colorado Public Radio, where she's covered everything from the state politics and wildfires to energy development and urban chickens.  Verlee's reporting has aired on numerous national outlets, including &ldquo...
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    Wagner, Carey

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows 2015
    Carey Wagner is a photojournalist and cinematographer based in Brooklyn. After 10 years as a staff photographer at the Sun Sentinel, Fresno Bee, Desert Sun and Auburn Journal, she went independent in 2011 to pursue work about women around the world. She...
  • Waraich, Omar

    Affiliation:
    TIME
    Trip:
    Religion Fellows 2013
    Omar Waraich is a journalist covering Pakistan for TIME. He has written on politics, the rise in terrorist attacks, Islamist insurgencies, military offensives, Pakistan-U.S. relations, the blasphemy laws, religious minorities, culture, and press freedom. He covered many other events...
  • Warner, Gregory

    Affiliation:
    Freelance journalist, WHYY-FM, Philadelphia
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2007
    Gregory Warner is a senior reporter at Marketplace, covering the economics of health care. Before joining Marketplace, Warner was a freelance reporter in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and East Africa, where he was known for producing intimate subject profiles and illuminating...
  • Warrick, Joby

    Affiliation:
    Washington Post
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2009
    Joby Warrick writes about the intelligence community for The Washington Post’s National desk. He previously spent eight years as a member of the investigative unit, specializing in coverage of WMD proliferation and weapons trafficking. His articles about international...
  • Weinberger, Sharon

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Journalist
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2009
    Sharon Weinberger is a freelance national security reporter focusing on science and technology issues. She is a regular contributor to Wired’s national security blog, Danger Room, and her writing has also appeared in the Washington Post Magazine, Slate,...
  • Wenzel, Andrea

    Affiliation:
    WAMU-FM
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2011
    Andrea Wenzel is a producer, editor, and media development consultant based in Washington, D.C., where she is currently working with WAMU American University Radio to develop a new global affairs program, Latitudes. From 2008-2010, she worked in Afghanistan as...
  • Werth, Christopher

    Affiliation:
    Freelance journalist
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2012
    Christopher Werth is a London-based freelance journalist. He reports regularly for American Public Media’s “Marketplace” from the studios of the BBC World Service, and has traveled across Europe covering the European debt crisis. He has been...
  • Whalen, Kelly

    Affiliation:
    Freelance video, Oakland, CA
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2005
    Kelly Whalen is a California-based freelance documentary producer. Her television and radio documentaries have aired on the Public Broadcasting System, MSNBC, TechTV, and American Public Media. Her most recent television producing credits include the PBS documentaries “The Fire Next...
  • Widener, Andrea

    Affiliation:
    Contra Costa Newspapers
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2001
    Andrea Widener is a reporter for the Contra Costa Newspapers, for which she covers science and the San Francisco Bay area's national laboratories. Since joining the paper in 1998, she has covered stories such as the Wen Ho Lee case...
  • Wildman, Sarah

    Affiliation:
    The New Republic
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2003
    Sarah Wildman writes on the intersection of culture and politics, history, and memory in Europe and America. She currently covers foreign policy and culture wars for Politics Daily, and is a regular contributor to The New York Times and Guardian,...
  • Wilhelm, Ian

    Affiliation:
    Freelance Photo
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2003
    Ian Wilhelm is a former reporter for The Chronicle of Philanthropy, a biweekly newspaper in Washington that covers the philanthropy world. Before joining the paper in 2001, he worked as a reporter for Business Publishers, Inc., from September 1998 to March 2000. Previously,...
  • Willis, Jennifer

    Affiliation:
    Freelance journalist
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2011
    Jennifer Willis is a journalist, essayist and author in Portland, Oregon. She specializes in topics related to spirituality/religion, living, sustainability and health. Her articles have appeared in The Oregonian, The Christian Science Monitor, Salon.com, The Portland Tribune,...
  • Wiltenburg, Mary

    Affiliation:
    Freelance print, St. Louis
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2005
    Mary Wiltenburg is a Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow in Germany, covering US troops stationed there for the magazine Der Spiegel. A former Christian Science Monitor staff writer (2001- 2004), she reported from across the US on justice and environmental issues; her...
  • Woodard, Colin

    Affiliation:
    Freelance
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 1999
    Colin Woodard, an author and award-winning journalist, is a correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor and a contributing editor at Down East magazine. A native of Maine, he has reported from fifty foreign countries and six continents and lived for...
  • Wright, Kai

    Affiliation:
    The Washington Blade
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 1999
    Kai Wright is a freelance journalist in Brooklyn, NY. His work explores the politics of sex and race, with a particular focus on the implications for public health. Kai contributes regularly to The Progressive, Mother Jones and Poz magazines, among...
  • X

    Xaykaothao, Doualy

    Affiliation:
    Freelance radio journalist
    Trip:
    Fellows Spring 2006
    Doualy Xaykaothao is a reporter and producer, based in Seoul, covering news from Asia for NPR News. She worked for NPR News in Washington from 1999 to 2003, as a staff producer of the Newscast Unit, which won a 2001 Peabody Award for...
  • Y

    York, Jamie

    Affiliation:
    NPR's "On the Media"
    Trip:
    Fellows Fall 2011
    Jamie York is a Brooklyn-based journalist. A native of Maine, he is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and studied radio at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies. A recipient of a Ford Foundation Emerging Leader grant, York began producing...

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