2018 Fellows

Narin Sun - Cambodia

Narin Sun is a reporter with Voice of America (VOA), where his investigative stories cover politics, elections, social issues, enterprise and the environment.

Urvashi Sarkar - India

Urvashi Sarkar is an independent journalist based in India, with a focus on international politics, gender and culture.

Solomon Serwanjja - Uganda

Solomon Serwanjja is an investigative reporter and anchor of the Live @9 Bulletin on NBS Television. He is also Uganda correspondent for KTN News in Nairobi. His reporting focuses on politics,...

Sohara Mehroze Shachi - Bangladesh

Sohara Mehroze Shachi is a freelance journalist focusing on climate change and environmental issues.

Noelia Celina Gutiérrez - Nicaragua

Noelia Celina Gutiérrez is a reporter for El Nuevo Diario, a Nicaraguan daily. Her special reports, in-depth interviews and features cover human rights, women's rights, education and...

Naser Al Wasmi - Kuwait

Naser Al Wasmi is a reporter for The National, an English-language daily based in the UAE. His reporting focuses on Gulf politics, socio-economic issues, sustainable development and ocean...

Mohamed Fairooz - Sri Lanka

Mohamed Fairooz is editor of Vidivelli, a Tamil-language national daily published by Express Newspapers, one of the largest media outlets in Sri Lanka. His work addresses minority rights...

Marygoreth Richard - Tanzania

Marygoreth Richard is a presenter for Haba na Haba, a weekly magazine radio programme produced by BBC Media Action Tanzania in collaboration with community radio partners.

Julett Pineda - Venezuela

Julett Pineda is a Caracas-based reporter for Efecto Cocuyo, an independent online news outlet. She has covered elections, human rights violations and Venezuela's 2017 political unrest....

Hussein Butoyi - Burundi

Hussein Butoyi is a freelance video journalist based in Burundi, where he works mostly for Agence France Presse (AFP).

Hannah Ojo - Nigeria

Hannah Ojo is a reporter with The Nation, Nigeria's widest circulating newspaper.

Emmanuel Igunza - Kenya

Emmanuel Igunza is an Ethiopia-based correspondent for BBC Africa, where he covers politics, business, climate change, human rights and international justice in East Africa and the Horn of Africa...

Eltaf Najafizada - Afghanistan

Eltaf Najafizada is a journalist with Bloomberg News in Afghanistan, where he writes features and analysis on Afghan politics and US policy in the country.

Dragan Vukotić - Serbia

Dragan Vukotić is head of the Foreign Desk at Politika, Serbia's leading daily. His international reporting has included assignments in the United States, China, Japan and the Republic of...

Bilge Nesibe Kotan - Turkey

Bilge Nesibe Kotan is an Istanbul-based multimedia journalist for TRT World, Turkey's English-language public broadcaster. Her reporting focuses on the Middle East, particularly Syria and Iraq,...