Looking ahead: A chat with new JSK Director Dawn Garcia

Dawn Garcia

Garcia recently discussed her vision for the program’s future with Jay Hamilton, director of Stanford’s Journalism Program and chair of the search committee.

Reinventing the online news site

Martin Kotynek

Our mobile users want speed and depth at the same time. We focused the whole relaunch on that need. We had to rethink our reporting style, create new storytelling formats and change our design.

Rejections forced me to work harder to make Sahar Speaks a reality

Sahar Speaks presentation

On a more positive note, I was surprised by the sheer number of people who wanted to help. This was key to keeping the idea alive.

U.S. JSK Journalism Fellows named for 2016-17

The 2016-17 U.S. John S. Knight Journalism Fellows

“We’re pleased to be working with talented fellows who will be forging new solutions to important challenges facing journalism,” said JSK Managing Director Dawn Garcia.

Dawn Garcia named next JSK director

Dawn Garcia

After 15 years with program, managing director ascends to new leadership role.

International JSK Journalism Fellows named for 2016-17

International JSK Fellows 2017

“This is an outstanding group of international fellows,” said JSK Director James Bettinger. “They’re going to have a significant impact for years to come.”

Fracking and air pollution topic of 2015 Knight-Risser Prize Symposium

Jim Risser, Jim Morris and Susan White

Journalists discussed their work documenting pollution problems in one of the country’s most active oil and gas fields during a recent symposium at Stanford.

The hard, but rewarding road to HRDCVR

HRDCVR

We spoke with Danyel Smith recently about HRDCVR and HRDLIST, how they came about and where they’re headed.

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.

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

Migrahack

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.