Fellow’s project to empower female Afghan reporters launches; HuffPo to publish their work

Girls in Afghanistan

The Sahar Speaks media partnership will launch women reporters in Afghanistan into serious careers as correspondents and unlock large new audiences for underreported issues.

Izabela Moi launches news agency focusing on low-income areas near São Paulo

Low income neighborhood

Agência Mural’s team portray their neighborhoods from an “insider’s view,” with coverage that goes beyond clichés about violence and welfare.

Your Questions Answered About the JSK Journalism Fellowships

2014 JSK Fellow Yvonne Leow

NABJ and AllDigitocracy present a Google Hangout with current and former JSK Fellows. Video clips and a transcript of the session are now available.

Padejski named fellowship impact leader

Djordje Padejski with JSK Fellows

Djordje Padejski, an award-winning journalist and journalism innovator, has been named fellowship impact leader for the JSK Journalism Fellowships.

What editors can learn from startups

The Jetsons

Journalists can talk about technology now without comparing it to the Jetsons.

Become a JSK Fellow: Apply Now! Deadline Dec. 1

JSK Fellows collaborate

What makes a great JSK Fellow? A passionate belief that the challenges facing media today provide opportunities to redefine journalism and create a more informed, connected and empowered public. The application deadline is Dec. 1, 2015.

Washington Post launches JSK Fellow’s project, Talent Network

Washington Post Talent Network

“As more news organizations shrink, there is an increasing amount of untapped talent we hope to retain.” – Anne Kornblut

Storify: JSK Festival of News Innovation #Newsfest

JSK Festival of News Innovation map

On Monday, May 18, we hosted our first JSK Festival of News Innovation where our 2015 fellows showed the work they are doing to help journalism. The hall was packed for this fun, interactive evening. Here are some highlights.

U.S. journalists named 2015-16 JSK Fellows

The 2016 U.S. JSK Journalism Fellows

The journalists chosen represent a wide range of experience, from established newspapers and broadcast networks like the Washington Post and Southern California Public Radio to newer ventures like Vox and Re/code.

International JSK Journalism Fellows named for 2015-16

The 2016 JSK International Fellows

“We’re really excited about this group of international fellows,” said JSK Director James Bettinger. “We think they’re going to have a major impact on journalism in their home countries.”

JSK launches pilot innovation workshop for top newsroom leaders

Michael Isip

Over two days a select group of leaders from U.S. news organizations stepped away from their newsrooms and moved through an active, hands-on process, each digging into a challenge they had identified as a top priority.

Claudia Núñez: Break routine, take the first step, lose fear


During her JSK fellowship, she developed what eventually became the Migrahack project, trainings and hackathons about immigration data.

Answers to some common JSK application questions

Application questions google hangout

Google hangout video features JSK Director Jim Bettinger along with 2015 JSK Fellow Yvonne Leow and JSK alums Latoya Peterson and Wilson Lievano.

A day in the life of a JSK fellow

Snapshots from JSK fellows

Take a peek into some of the ways our fellows spend their days at Stanford — a photos by JSK fellows.

JSK Fellow talks about winning prestigious Latin American award for media innovation

Carolina Guerrero, a 2015 JSK Fellow, is the winner of one of Latin America's most prestigious media awards.

When Radio Ambulante launched three years ago, not many people thought there was an audience for its long-form journalism, said co-founder Carolina Guerrero. It now has 100,000 listeners a month. “Our audience is hungry for more content.”

JSK Alumni at #ONA14 in Chicago


A number of former and current fellows, as well as JSK program staff, were in Chicago last week at the Online News Association’s 2014 Conference, one of the premier gatherings for digital journalists.

JSK Alumni at #NAHJ14 Convention


Are you ready for journalism’s future? And are you attending the 2014 National Association for Hispanic Journalists convention in San Antonio?

JSK alumni at #IRE14 conference

IRE 2014

Two former fellows, Andy Donohue and T. Christian Miller, are on the organization’s board. Fourteen fellows will be presenting at workshops and discussions.

Knight Talk: Amie Ferris-Rotman

Amie Ferris Rotman

The prolific international coverage of women’s lives in Afghanistan has lacked an important perspective. Amie Ferris-Rotman set out to change that.

Knight Talk: Tayyeb Afridi

Tayyeb Afridi

Tayyeb Afridi leveraged his Knight Fellowship to launch Tribal News Network in northwest Pakistan in late 2013. He explains its mission and how it works.

Knight Talk: Martín Quiroga

Martín Quiroga

Martín Quiroga explains Venezuela Decoded, a project a team of current and recent JSK fellows built that is testing ideas for creating an open, collaborative filtering platform for online news.