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Sarah Jones

Trip:
Mozambique 2014
Affiliation:
Al Jazeera America
Country:
Mozambique
Year:
2014
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Sarah Jones is a New York-based journalist with a passion for attracting young audiences to hard news. More than 69,000 people follow her on Twitter, MySpace and Facebook, where she shares under-reported news and breaking international and national stories. In 2014 Jones was named Best Journalist in Social Media by a panel of news industry leaders at the 6th Annual Shorty Awards. She is a member of Chatham House, the National Press Club, the Chartered Institute for Journalists and Investigative Reporters and Editors. Jones has worked with CNN; ITN's Channel 4 News; Gulf News; BBC World Service; BBC Arabic; Brook Lapping Productions on the documentary "9/11: The Day That Changed the World"; and ABC 7 News in her hometown of Chicago on a biweekly feature called "Someone You Should Know." Jones is a graduate of City University London's International Broadcast Journalism master's program, which she received with merit.

Stories

  • Telling the Stories of Mozambique

    Mozambique is one of the world’s poorest countries. But summarizing Mozambique with one of its oft-repeated statistics does not do the country or its people--and their struggles and successes--any justice. ...

  • Getting Circumcised at 70

    Hyperlapse of Jhpiego's mobile male circumcision unit in Xinavane, across from a sugar factory in Mozambique.   A photo posted by Sarah Jones Reports (@sarahjreports) on Oct 10, 2014 at 10:16am PDT ...

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