2017 Fellows

Gabriel Obodai Torgbor-Ashong  - Ghana

Gabriel Obodai Torgbor-Ashong is a broadcast journalist with Metro TV, where he focuses on human rights, sanitation and sustainable development.

Andrii Suslenko - Ukraine

Andrii Suslenko is host of an interview show at Channel 5 in Kiev, where he covers business, politics and, occasionally, entertainment. He has a Master's Degree in Philosophy from the National...

Passant Rabie - Egypt

Passant Rabie is an award-winning journalist from Cairo, Egypt.

Melissa Jaimes Ochoa - Colombia

Melissa Jaimes Ochoa is a journalist based in Quibdó (Chocó), where she writes for Colombia Plural, an independent reporting project that gives voice to indigenous communities. Her work focuses on...

Mike Navallo - Philippines

Mike Navallo is a broadcast journalist with ABS-CBN based in Manila, Philippines. He has covered President Duterte's War on Drugs, producing stories on drug raids and the deaths of drug suspects...

Mariela Mejía - Dominican Republic

Mariela Mejía is a senior writer at Diario Libre, where she produces investigative and multimedia stories. She is also a radio producer and anchor for Argentarium Radio.

Andrei Jupalakiani - Georgia

Andrei Jupalakiani works for Georgian Public Broadcaster's First Channel, where he covers local and international stories pertaining to politics and the economy.

Devjyot Ghoshal - India

Devjyot Ghoshal is a roving editor with Quartz India, where he covers everything from rural healthcare to warehouse robots. Prior to joining the publication in 2014, he spent a year at the...

Fatemeh Jamalpour - Iran

Fatemeh Jamalpour is a multimedia journalist currently based in Chicago, Illinois, where she is completing a Master's degree at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

Juan Luis Garcia - Mexico

Juan Luis Garcia is a reporter for Sin Embargo, one of Mexico's digital media leaders, where he has written about the spread of drug cartels, corruption, and homicide.

Tais Gadea Lara - Argentina

Tais Gadea Lara is an independent journalist specializing in environmental issues, sustainability, and climate change. She is a Climate Reality Leader and co-founder and director of Conexión Coral...

Phanindra Prasad Dahal - Nepal

Phanindra Dahal is a bilingual journalist working for the BBC's Nepali Service in Kathmandu. Dahal has worked on investigative stories such as post-earthquake recovery and reconstruction,...

Bianca Capazorio - South Africa

Bianca Capazorio is a parliamentary correspondent for the Sunday Times in Cape Town, South Africa, where she writes about the day-to-day activities of Parliament, the legislative process...

Zoya Anwer - Pakistan

Zoya Anwer has been a journalist with Pakistan's leading daily, The News International, since 2016. As a reporter for the city desk of Karachi, she has covered many issues, from human...

Luiza Muzzi Almeida - Brazil

Luiza Muzzi Almeida is a reporter for O Tempo, a daily based in Minas Gerais. She has covered issues ranging from local to national politics, elections, political corruption, health,...