Category Archives: Fellow Profile

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 ...

17 May
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BBC reporter breaks gender stereotypes in Nepal

BINITA DAHAL Kathmandu, Nepal| Correspondent, BBC Nepali Service Pat and Janna Stueve Fellow | Kansas City Public Television By Salman Yousafzai |  In her heart of hearts, while growing up in Gothatar on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Binita Dahal envisioned ...

17 May
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Editor blazes trail for female journalists in Kenya

ASHLEY BAHATI LIME Nairobi, Kenya| Sub-Editor, The Standard Alfred Friendly Fellow | Host: St. Louis Post-Dispatch By Nicholas Cheng | Ashley Lime is sitting in a cold room at the corner of her office meeting room table, watching ten editors ...

17 May
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Pakistani reporter shines light on injustice

VEENGAS YASMEEN Karachi, Pakistan | Sub-editor/writer, Daily Ibrat Training Fellow | Host: Columbia Missourian By Yuliana Romanyshyn | When she was a child in a small city in central Pakistan, Veengas Yasmin’s mother gave her a gift that changed the ...

26 Apr
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Humble Kenyan Writer Becomes Renowned Journalist

MERCY ADHIAMBO Nairobi, Kenya / The Standard Media Group Host: The Oklahoman — By Thobile Hans As a child, Mercy Adhiambo would run home and do her chores and help cook so she could break away to hear elders telling ...

25 Apr
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Cuban runaway leaves a “life of slavery” behind

MARIO JOSE PENTON Cienfuegos, Cuba | 14ymedio.com Host: El Nuevo Herald (Miami) — By Amal Khan When Mario Penton finally made it to American soil after a 1,600-mile odyssey, he was left with only two personal possessions: his university degree ...

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