Meet the 2022-2023 Fellows

Micah Fink

Micah Fink is an Emmy-nominated producer and reporter specializing in story-telling at the intersection of science, public health, and the…

Jonathan Davis

Benjamin von Sternenfels Rosenthal Grantee for Mental Health Investigative Journalism Jonathan Davis is a freelance radio reporter, producer, and editor….

Soreath Hok

Soreath Hok is a reporter for KVPR, Valley Public Radio in Fresno, CA. She currently covers local politics and government…

Rainesford Stauffer

Rainesford Stauffer is a freelance writer and reporter. She writes Teen Vogue’s Work in Progress column, and her work has appeared…

Chanté Griffin

Chanté Griffin is a journalist and natural hair advocate whose work centers on the intersection of race, culture, and faith….

Rebekah Sager

Rebekah Sager is an award-winning journalist with over a decade of high-profile media placements and is a senior staff writer…

Marla Broadfoot

Marla Broadfoot is a freelance science journalist based in Wendell, North Carolina. She is known for her deeply reported stories,…

Hannah Furfaro

Hannah Furfaro is a mental health reporter at The Seattle Times. She spent the first half of her career covering…

Thomas Mangloña II

Thomas Mangloña II is a journalist from Rota, Northern Mariana Islands, with experience in local, regional, and national newsrooms. He…

Meet the 2021-2022 Fellows

Elly Yu

Elly Yu is an investigative reporter at KPCC/LAist, which she joined in November 2019. She previously worked at WAMU in…

Sumathi Reddy

Sumathi Reddy is the Wall Street Journal’s personal health columnist, writing a weekly column called “Your Health” since 2012. “Your…

Rawaa Augé

Ms. Rawaa Augé is a Presenter and producer of ‘women voices’ or ‘bekasretta’ at Al Jazeera Arabic Channel. Rawaa joined…

Maritza Lizeth Félix

Maritza Lizeth Félix is a freelance journalist, producer and writer in Arizona. She is the founder of Conecta Arizona, a…

Andrea Collier

Andrea King Collier brings over 30 years’ experience reporting on medicine, public health, health care and health care policy for…

Agnes Constante

Agnes Constante is a freelance journalist in Los Angeles. She is a regular contributor to NBC Asian America where she…

Katherine Stanley Obando

Katherine Stanley Obando is co-founder and editor-in-chief of Colectivo 506. She was previously director and editor of The Tico Times, a…

Anam Rizvi

Anam Rizvi joined The National as a news reporter in 2014, when she specialized in covering health in Abu Dhabi. After…

Lara Salahi

Lara Salahi is an award-winning health journalist, author, and assistant professor of Broadcast and Digital Journalism at Endicott College. She…

Amandeep Bhangu

Amandeep Bhangu is an international presenter, reporter and filmmaker with 10 years’ experience working for BBC News in her home city,…

Ellen Eldridge

Ellen Eldridge (she/her) is a health care reporter for Georgia Public Broadcasting. She has previously worked as a breaking news…

Flavia Fontes Mantovani

Flavia Fontes Mantovani is a journalist on the international desk at Folha de Sao Paulo, specializing in migration and human rights….

Liz Jones

Liz Jones is an award-winning editor at KUOW Public Radio in Seattle, where she edits features, special projects, investigative series…

Brett Sholtis

Brett Sholtis is the health reporter at NPR affiliate WITF in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. His work often focuses on mental health…

Student Scholars 2020 - 2021

Inaara Gangji

Inaara Gangji is a senior at Northwestern University in Qatar, majoring in journalism and strategic communication. She’s a third-generation Tanzanian…

Maryam Abujbara

Maryam Abujbara majors in journalism and strategic communications with a minor in Middle Eastern studies at Northwestern University in Qatar….

Meet the 2020-2021 Fellows

Carlos Francisco Fernández

Carlos Francisco Fernández is health editor at El Tiempo. He is a doctor, communicator, administrator, teacher and union manager with…

Christie Diez

Christie Diez is a reporter for the Emmy-award winning morning show Morning Rush, anchor for Atlanta’s 11Alive Weekend Mornings and…

Deena Kamel

Deena Kamel has been a business reporter at The National newspaper in Abu Dhabi since 2018, with a focus on…

Alisa Roth

Alisa Roth is a long-time radio and print reporter, currently covering mental health for Marketplace and MPR News. Her book,…

Susan Greene

Susan Greene has led the nonprofit Colorado Independent since 2013. Beginning in 2020, Greene and managing editor Tina Griego, in…

Clarissa Levy

Clarissa Levy is a journalist with experience covering human rights, politics, economics and health issues. She directed a documentary short…

Eileen Truax

Eileen Truax is a veteran journalist specialized in migration and politics. She’s a Knight-Wallace Fellow 2019-2020 at the University of…

Manoela dos Santos Bonaldo

Manoela dos Santos Bonaldo is a print and video reporter with experience covering politics, gender inequality and human rights. She…

Mohamed Karmous

Mohamed Karmous is senior editor for politics, economics and social issues at the Qatar News Agency since 2003. He has…

Ronny Suárez Celemín

Ronny Suárez Celemín is deputy editor for health at El Tiempo. He has more than 10 years’ experience in the…

Abigail Jones

Abigail Jones is an award-winning journalist specializing in mental health, trauma, women and family. She has written cover stories, features…

Bakari Savage

Bakari Savage is a correspondent for the top-rated morning show in Birmingham, Alabama, at WBRC Fox 6 News, “On Your…

Raya Al Jadir

Raya Al Jadir is a freelance journalist and co-founder of the first Arabic lifestyle e-magazine of its kind, Disability Horizons…

Yanick Rice Lamb

Yanick Rice Lamb is an independent health journalist, author and educator. She is co-founder of the health website FierceforBlackWomen.com, an…

Janelle Harris Dixon

A writer since she won a crisp dollar bill in an elementary school essay contest, Janelle Harris Dixon uses her…

Meet the 2019-2020 Fellows

Melanie Saltzman

Melanie Saltzman reports, shoots and produces stories for PBS NewsHour Weekend. Much of her reporting focuses on topics exploring mental…

Myriam Giselle Vidal Valero

Myriam Giselle Vidal Valero began her journalistic career in 2016 as a contributor to Aquí entre nos from the General…

Stephanie Foo

Stephanie Foo is a writer and radio producer. She spent several years as a producer for This American Life, where…

Nick Webster

Nick Webster is a senior reporter at The National in Dubai where he has covered health and human-interest topics in…

Alia Dastagir

Alia Dastagir has worked at USA TODAY for nearly eight years, beginning on the audience team where she helped drive…

Abdelmageed Hamdy Abdelmageed Amer

Abdelmageed Hamdy Abdelmageed Amer is a senior editor at Al-Raya Qatari newspaper in Doha and has covered health and health…

Omar Al Owais

Omar Al Owais is a columnist at Sail Magazine in the United Arab Emirates and author of Salvaged, a poetry anthology. Previously, Omar…

Rodrigo Pérez Ortega

Rodrigo Pérez Ortega is a journalist specializing in science, health and the environment. After completing his degree at the Universidad…

Elizabeth Barber

Elizabeth Barber is a journalist based in New York, where she is on the editorial staff of The New Yorker….

Oscar Parra

Oscar Parra is a journalist and systems engineer with 15 years of experience working on various websites related to political…

April Dembosky

April Dembosky is the health correspondent at KQED Public Radio in San Francisco. She covers health policy and public health…

Aneri Pattani

Aneri Pattani is a national health correspondent for Kaiser Health News where she covers mental health and substance use. She…

Brittny Mejia

Brittny Mejia is a reporter on the Los Angeles Times’ Metro desk covering breaking news and stories on immigration and…

Almudena Toral

Almudena Toral is a visual journalist and filmmaker based in Miami. She heads the enterprise video team at Univision News…

Student Scholars 2019 - 2020

Maryam Al-Badr

Maryam Al-Badr is a junior at Northwestern University in Qatar studying journalism. In 2018, she launched a blog dedicated to…

Muhammad Saad Ejaz

Muhammad Saad Ejaz is a journalism major at Northwestern University in Qatar, with a minor in Middle East Studies. During…