Category Archives: News

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 ...

Al Friendly
08 Feb

“The Post” reignites appreciation for founder Alfred Friendly

Alfred Friendly’s extraordinary professional life is getting new recognition in the wake of the Steven Spielberg movie “The Post.” The film nominated for two Oscars hit theaters nationwide in January, and generations of moviegoers learned or were reminded of a ...

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 ...

15 Nov

Fellowships draw applicants from wide array of countries

Nearly 60 applicants from 30 countries applied for 2018 fellowships administered by Alfred Friendly Press Partners, including many facing severe media restrictions from increasingly authoritarian governments and several forced to work in exile. The applicants come from the Americas, Europe, ...

American University panel
07 Nov

Fellows reflect on experiences during American University panel

  Seven Alfred Friendly and Daniel Pearl Fellows spoke with students at American University in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 7 about how they handled six months of living in the U.S., working in major newsrooms, and learning investigative journalism skills ...