Meet the Fellows
The current group of Knight Fellows showcases journalists and journalism entrepreneurs from around the world.
Class of 2014
Yahoo! International FellowPeshawar, Pakistan
Challenge: Create a radio news agency to provide news to Pakistan’s tribal areas.
Challenge: Re-imagine how we identify and tell the many untold stories about our legal system.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Challenge: Empower journalists to tackle online hate speech in Myanmar through approaches that also preserve free speech.
Knight Foundation Latin American FellowCaracas, Venezuela
Challenge: Create an audio-based collaborative website to help improve transparency and access to information.
Menlo Park, California
Challenge: Reinvent food journalism and ensure that the food movement speaks to everyone — not just foodies.
Challenge: Produce and distribute interactive cartoons for smartphones and tablets.
Lyle and Corrine Nelson International Fellow
Challenge: Create sustainable training, mentoring and publishing opportunities for Afghan female reporters.
Challenge: Connect news organizations and millennials, the next generation of media consumers.
Challenge: Improve investigative reporting on the Sino-African relationship. Assist journalists in South Sudan.
Challenge: Re-imagine the article for the digital age. Make fact-checking more collaborative.
Challenge: Develop a publishing toolkit for disaster and crisis situations.
Challenge: Explore novel interfaces to help navigate, explore and share digital news.
Challenge: Develop a new award process that encourages journalists to create data visualizations that are beautiful and understandable to readers.
Santa Monica, California
Challenge: Develop a mobile reporting tool that streamlines multimedia storytelling for live sports coverage.
Enlight Foundation Fellow
Challenge: Improve investigative reporting on the Sino-African relationship.
Challenge: Develop an online training platform for teaching coding and data skills to journalists.
Challenge: Re-imagine the article for the digital age. Reorient local journalism’s business model.
Challenge: Apply indigenous perspectives and wisdom to current environmental stories and issues.
Brooklyn, New York
Challenge: Create a hardcover culture magazine by and for the new everyone.