Meet the Fellows
The 2017 JSK Fellows are journalists and journalism entrepreneurs from around the world.
Challenge: How can nonprofit online news creatively use technology to reinvigorate journalism and democracy in the rural West?
Challenge: How can we help small or rural newsrooms develop collaborative relationships to enhance the quality and coverage of local journalism?
Challenge: How can new media companies afford and effectively support intergenerational newsrooms?
Host/producer, UpFront, KPFA Radio, Berkeley, Calif.
Challenge: How can new platforms for audio distribution and geography-based networking fill the need for local journalism?
Challenge: How can professional journalism be conducted in regimes with deterrent political, security and socio-economic conditions?
Challenge: How can we create a meaningful system to better measure the journalistic impact of public service broadcasters in the digital age?
Challenge: How might we add a journalistic perspective to algorithms used by news aggregators?
Challenge: How can we bring the news to low-income citizens with newspaper print schedules diminishing or disappearing?
Challenge: How can we improve the user experience of journalistic podcasts for English language learners?
producer in chief, TV Tokyo Corporation, Tokyo
Challenge: Can a merger of Japanese and English legacy media create a new profit model for digital age media in Japan?
Challenge: How much investment does attaining a minimum viable mobile infrastructure for newsrooms require?
Challenge: How can newsrooms collaborate with overseas media partners to cut costs, bolster their foreign reporting and develop new revenue streams?
Challenge: How can we find and connect new journalism talent from an independent platform?
Challenge: How might news organizations offer ad-free experiences and other membership benefits to better connect with their audiences and generate new revenue?
Challenge: How can we create an innovative and financially sustainable digital media for independent journalism under tough political and economic conditions?
Challenge: How can we overcome gender disparities in journalism, especially in leadership positions, so that newsrooms accurately reflect and report on society?
Challenge: How can public radio journalists transform locally produced broadcast content into sustainable podcasts or other digital audio with impact?