Category Archives: Profile

18 Feb
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Yan Zhang to work at USA Today for the Money section

Yan Zhang writes for Hong Kong’s largest native online media for Chinese readers worldwide. She formed The Initium’s reporting team from mainland China, reports on topics such as urbanization and economic reform and writes “what China’s officials didn’t want the ...

18 Feb
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Schirger Fellow Dumitru Stoianov to work at Newsy

Dumitru “Dima” Stoianov is a reporter for RISE Moldova, a media outlet that investigates organized crime, money laundering, corruption, smuggling, tax fraud, arms trafficking, and the hidden business of politicians. “From a small community of activists we grew up to ...

18 Feb
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Stueve Fellow Danish Raza to work at Minneapolis Star Tribune

Danish Raza’s reporting at the Hindustan Times, India’s second largest English language daily newspaper, focuses on social justice, gender and caste violence.  Assignments range from covering the Maoist insurgency to national politics. “His articles display a passion to cover humanitarian ...

18 Feb
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Food Security Fellow Justice Baidoo to work at LA Times

Justice Baidoo is an award-winning news videographer and producer who supervises an eight-member team for Joy News, one of Ghana’s most influential broadcasters. Baidoo will work on the staff of the new television news operation at the Los Angeles Times. At ...

29 Oct
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Journalists need our support now

The Alfred Friendly Foundation, working to strengthen journalism around the world, believes now is a critical time to support the profession. Recently, Jamal Khashoggi, a contributing columnist for The Washington Post, was killed in a Saudi consulate. His journalistic home, ...

17 May
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War draws Ukrainian back to reporting

YULIANA ROMANYSHYN Kyiv, Ukraine | Reporter, Kyiv Post Alfred Friendly Fellow | Hosts: Missourian, Chicago Tribune By Veengas Yasmeen | Yuliana Romanyshyn had a comfortable job at an information technology company in a city near Ukraine’s western border when the ...

17 May
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Cuban reporter pursues family tradition — hard-hitting journalism

TEO SANCHEZ ESCOBAR Havana, Cuba | Reporter, 14yMedio Alfred Friendly Fellow | Host: New Tropic, Miami By Smitha Rajan | Long before he wrote his first news article, Teo Escobar understood the perils that await a journalist who insists on ...

17 May
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Indian journalist positive, and pragmatic

SMITHA RAJAN Ahmedabad, India | Assistant Editor, DNA (Daily News and Analysis) Frank Islam and Debbie Driesman Fellow | Host: Politifact By Teo Escobar | Early in her career, Smitha Rajan was reporting a story timed for Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday ...

17 May
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Crime reporter undaunted by dangers in northwest Pakistan

SALMAN YOUSAFZAI Peshawar, Pakistan| Reporter, The Frontier Post Daniel Pearl Fellow | Host: Minneapolis Star Tribune By Binita Dahal | “From the very beginning my passion was always to tell stories about the place where I belong,” The Frontier Post ...

17 May
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Movie featuring journalist inspired Malaysian reporter

NICHOLAS CHENG Petaling Jaya, Malaysia | Reporter, Star Media Group Daniel Pearl Fellow | Host: San Francisco Chronicle, LA Times By Ashley Lime | Nicholas Cheng was watching “The Paper,” a movie about the workaholic editor of a financially distressed ...

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