Author Archives: Press Partners

08 Mar

Orientation and Initial Training, Missouri School of Journalism

Orientation and Initial Training, Missouri School of Journalism More than a dozen faculty members and specialists participate in hands-on training, seminars and discussions at the Missouri School of Journalism. The activity takes place in computer labs, lecture halls, conference rooms, ...

Farah Ajlouni on the job
06 Mar

Pearl family selects Fellows from Sudan, Jordan

The Daniel Pearl Foundation has selected Zeinab Salih, an investigative reporter and editor from Sudan, and Farah Ajlouni, a television network correspondent from Jordan, as its 2018 Fellows for the Alfred Friendly Press Partners program. The fellows will spend six weeks learning ...

01 Mar

Five journalists from Macedonia participate in new short-term fellowship program

Five journalists from Macedonia will join the Alfred Friendly Fellowship Class of 2018, participating in the three-week training program at the Missouri School of Journalism in the spring and working for six weeks in U.S. newsrooms. Macedonia’s media landscape is ...

27 Feb

Press Partners announces Class of 2018

The 13 reporters, editors and broadcasters chosen for Alfred Friendly fellowships this year come with noble aspirations to uplift journalism in their home countries, despite facing a myriad of professional challenges, ranging from civil war and high crime to censorship ...

19 Feb

Stueve Foundation brings Mexican reporter into Fellowship

The Patrick and Janna Stueve Foundation of Kansas City, Mo., is proud to support a 2018 Fellow in the Alfred Friendly Press Partners program. Juan Luis Garcia, a Mexico City reporter with SinEmbargo, has been selected for this prestigious fellowship ...

05 Feb

Immigrant philanthropists choose Hindustan Times reporter for fellowship

The Frank Islam and Debbie Driesman Foundation has selected Gulam Jeelani, special correspondent for the Hindustan Times, as its 2018 Fellow for the Alfred Friendly Press Partners program. The Alfred Friendly fellowships bring journalists from around the world to the U.S. ...

25 Jan

Alfred Friendly Welcomes 5 New Members to Advisory Board

Alfred Friendly Press Partners has selected five new members of our Advisory Board. The journalists and former journalists, who began their terms in January 2018, come from two prestigious news organizations, a Pulitzer Prize-winning nonprofit organization and two international wire ...

Anna Yakutenko
23 Jan

Ukrainian crowdsourcing campaign raises fellowship funds

In less than 24 hours, a crowdsourcing campaign to help cover fellowship costs for a Kyiv Post reporter reached its goal of $5,000. More than 20 people contributed to the GoFundMe campaign so Anna Yakutenko could join the 2018 Alfred Friendly ...

21 Nov

New grads make immediate impact in home newsrooms

Back now in southern Pakistan, Veengas Yasmeen has launched a website that she built during her fellowship, which gives a voice to the voiceless by covering issues such as equal rights for women and religious minorities. Meanwhile, the other Class ...

21 Nov

Mentor reunites with alumni in South America

By Jackie Combs- Nelson The South American leg of my “Alfred Friendly Press Partners World Tour” began in mid-September — a reunion in Chile with investigative reporter Alejandra Matus, a Fellow from the Class of 1997 and now one the ...