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Amie Ferris-Rotman

Trip:
Fellows 2017
Affiliation:
Freelance
Country:
Russia
Year:
2017
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Amie Ferris-Rotman is a British-American journalist based in Moscow, where she writes for Foreign Policy, among others. She was previously senior correspondent for the Wall Street Journal in Moscow. In addition to two extensive tours in Afghanistan and Russia with Reuters, Ferris-Rotman has reported from over a dozen countries for The Atlantic, Haaretz, Politico and other publications. She has twice been an International Reporting Project (IRP) Fellow, where she covered the Nepal earthquake and produced a series on religion in Ukraine, making her a finalist for the 2015 Religion Newswriters Association's Features Award. In 2013, she was awarded a John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship at Stanford University, where she developed Sahar Speaks, a new program for Afghan female journalists in collaboration with The Huffington Post -- for which she won the 2015 Georgina Henry Women in Journalism Award. She holds a B.A. and M.A. in Russian Studies from University College London.

Ferris-Rotman was awarded two prior fellowships with IRP, reporting from Ukraine in 2014 and Nepal in 2015.

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