Author Archives: Press Partners

04 Aug

Fellows celebrate graduation in Washington

Members of the Class of 2022 completed their fellowship in Washington, D.C., with a final training session and a ceremonial dinner, where they received certificates for completing the program. At the Missouri School of Journalism offices in the National Press ...

25 Jul

Fellows evaluate investigative reporting conference

Ten members of the 2022 class of Alfred Friendly Press Partners fellows learned the latest tools and techniques for innovative journalism at the Investigative Reporters and Editors annual training conference in Denver. The IRE conference in June brought together more than ...

22 Jul

Fellowship helps me practice new ways of doing journalism

“Hi, I’m Jody García, a journalist from Guatemala, currently working for Plaza Pública and as a stringer for The New York Times. I’m part of the Alfred Friendly Fellowship Program, sponsored by the University of Missouri School of Journalism. As ...

01 Jul

Indian Fellow finds LA more about homeless than Hollywood

By Parth Nikhil In my coverage of homelessness for the Los Angeles Times, I was assigned a story that would take me to an abandoned plot of land south of the city. The reporter I was to collaborate with was ...

06 Jun

India fellows deliver 1-2 punch at LA Times

After training at the Missouri School of Journalism, the Alfred Friendly fellowship Class of 2022 produced a range of incisive stories during their first month in host newsrooms. Somesh Jha and Parth Nikhil are reporters from India and fellows from ...

23 May

Making memories while learning journalism in America

By Gagandeep Singh I have been thrilled to attend the Missouri School of Journalism as an Alfred Friendly Press Partners Fellow. It was a dream-come-true moment when I landed at JFK Airport on April 24, and by the end of ...

11 May

Alfred Friendly brings combined fellowship class into 2022 program

Twelve investigative reporters from Central America, South America, South Asia, Eurasia and North Africa started work at U.S. media outlets in May after completing 10 days of intensive basic and advanced training at the Missouri School of Journalism. Their experience ...

21 Apr

Our shareable dashboard tracks stimulus spending 

By Anastasia Valeeva, TRACE Investigative Reporting Fellow 2022 Since the first day I joined The Marshall Project in January as part of my fellowship, I’ve been tracking and organizing ARPA expenditures with my colleagues. In early April, at the Poynter ...

12 Jan

Tanka Dhakal

Bharatpur, Nepal Organized Crime and Corruption Project Fellow Dhakal, 34, has been a multimedia reporter for, a Nepalese/English digital news outlet, since 2018. During the fellowship program, Dhakal will work for Wisconsin Watch, an innovative digital startup founded by ...

12 Jan

Gagandeep Singh

Jalandhar, India Organized Crime and Corruption Project Fellow Singh, 31, is a multimedia reporter for the Hindustan Times, covering districts in the far north of India since 2017. Singh focuses on criminal justice issues. He uncovered financial irregularities in the ...

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