Meet the Fellows
The current group of JSK Fellows showcases journalists and journalism entrepreneurs from around the world.
Class of 2016
Challenge: How can we implement new business models to sustain independent media in developing markets?
Challenge: How can we develop a journalist-centered innovation model to promote entrepreneurship and sustainable new media under adverse political and economic conditions?
Challenge: How do we fill the information gaps faced by low-income news consumers?
Challenge: How can we better support the growing field of professional media freelancers?
Challenge: How can we translate academic insights about race and racism into conversation-changing journalism?
editorial engineer, Sunlight Foundation, Washington, D.C.
Challenge: How can we build free tools to help reporters extract data from scanned forms?
Challenge: How can we create a location-based platform for distributing news, tying stories to where they took place?
Challenge: How can we develop a new strategy to engage newsrooms in exposing the effects of war on the home front?
Enlight Foundation Fellow
managing editor, Caixin Weekly, Beijing
Challenge: How can we structure news organizations to support continual innovation and restore the influence of professional media in the Internet Age?
Challenge: How can we use technology to empower women in newsrooms to take on leadership positions?
Challenge: How can local television news stations establish and maintain consistent and meaningful engagement with audiences?
Challenge: How can public radio leverage its audience to take a more proactive role during crises?
Challenge: How can we create a program specifically tailored to journalists and media in Australia to encourage investment in new media and embed innovation in journalism?
Challenge: How can digital media engage Brazil’s emerging middle class with the news?
Challenge: How can we make newsrooms more diverse and connect with increasingly diverse audiences?
Challenge: How can we make food policy news part of our daily media diet?
Challenge: How can we develop a narrative about education on mobile devices for Spanish-speaking Hispanics?
Challenge: How can we put foreign correspondence on sound financial footing in a digital news marketplace?