Class of 2014

Tayyeb Afridi ('14)

Tayyeb Afridi

Yahoo! International Fellow
Peshawar, Pakistan
@TayyebAfridi

Challenge: Create a radio news agency to provide news to Pakistan’s tribal areas.

Umbreen Bhatti

Umbreen Bhatti

Oakland, California
umbreen.co

Challenge: Re-imagine how we identify and tell the many untold stories about our legal system.

Aela Callan ('14)

Aela Callan

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
aelacallan.com

Challenge: Empower journalists to tackle online hate speech in Myanmar through approaches that also preserve free speech.

Ana Carrano ('14)

Ana María Carrano

Knight Foundation Latin American Fellow
Caracas, Venezuela
about.me/AnaMariaCarrano

Challenge: Create an audio-based collaborative website to help improve transparency and access to information.

Keli Dailey

Keli Dailey

Menlo Park, California
@kelidailey

Challenge: Reinvent food journalism and ensure that the food movement speaks to everyone — not just foodies.

Gus D’Angelo

Gus D'Angelo

San Francisco
agostino@stanford.edu

Challenge: Produce and distribute interactive cartoons for smartphones and tablets.

Amie Ferris-Rotman ('14)

Amie Ferris-Rotman

Lyle and Corrine Nelson International Fellow
London
amieferrisrotman.com

Challenge: Create sustainable training, mentoring and publishing opportunities for Afghan female reporters.

Tran Ha

Tran Ha

Chicago
@tranosaurus

Challenge: Connect news organizations and millennials, the next generation of media consumers.

Kennedy Jawoko ('14)

Kennedy Jawoko

Toronto, Canada
LinkedIn

Challenge: Improve investigative reporting on the Sino-African relationship. Assist journalists in South Sudan.

Martin Kotynek ('14)

Martin Kotynek

Berlin, Germany
@martin_k

Challenge: Re-imagine the article for the digital age. Make fact-checking more collaborative.

Andrew Losowsky

Andrew Losowsky

New York
losowsky.com

Challenge: Develop a publishing toolkit for disaster and crisis situations.

Carlos Martinez de la Serna ('14)

Carlos Martínez

Madrid, Spain
@cmdelaserna

Challenge: Explore novel interfaces to help navigate, explore and share digital news.

Shazna Nessa

Shazna Nessa

San Francisco
LinkedIn

Challenge: Develop a new award process that encourages journalists to create data visualizations that are beautiful and understandable to readers.

Eric Ortiz

Eric Ortiz

Santa Monica, California
LinkedIn

Challenge: Develop a mobile reporting tool that streamlines multimedia storytelling for live sports coverage.

Qian Kejin ('14)

Qian Kejin

Enlight Foundation Fellow
Guangzhou, China
qiankejin@gmail.com

Challenge: Improve investigative reporting on the Sino-African relationship.

Martin Quiroga

Martín Quiroga

San Francisco
LinkedIn

Challenge: Develop a collaborative filtering platform for news.

Cindy Royal

Cindy Royal

Austin, Texas
cindyroyal.com

Challenge: Develop an online training platform for teaching coding and data skills to journalists.

Alexa Schirtzinger

Alexa Schirtzinger

San Francisco
alexaschirtzinger.com

Challenge: Re-imagine the article for the digital age. Reorient local journalism’s business model.

Camille Seaman

Camille Seaman

Emeryville, California
www.theearthacademy.com

Challenge: Apply indigenous perspectives and wisdom to current environmental stories and issues.

Danyel Smith

Danyel Smith

Brooklyn, New York
about.me/danyelsmith

Challenge: Create a hardcover culture magazine by and for the new everyone.

Senior Fellow

John Temple (senior fellow '14)

John Temple

San Francisco
LinkedIn