Class of 1998

Fellows are listed alphabetically, with original titles and employers from their fellowship year.

  • Margarita Assenova
    Egon Scotland Fellow
    editor and freelance news broadcaster, Tolerance Newsletter, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • Peter Bahemuka
    freelance journalist and general secretary, Uganda Journalists Safety Committee, Kampala, Uganda
  • Alvin Bessent
    editorial writer, Newsday, New York
  • John Boudreau
    reporter, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, California
  • Carlos Chamorro
    director, Esta Semana/Channel 2, Managua, Nicaragua
  • Bob Drogin
    Johannesburg bureau chief, Los Angeles Times
  • Ann Grimes
    deputy national editor, The Washington Post, Washington D.C.
  • Kim Chong-Hyuk
    Shinyoung Journalism Fellow
    reporter, Joong Ang Daily News, Seoul, Korea
  • Curtis Krueger
    reporter/columnist, St. Petersburg Times, St Petersburg, Florida
  • Tabitha Lewis
    senior political correspondent, MTV News, New York
  • Kevin McKenna
    editorial director, New York Times Electronic Media Co., New York
  • Roberta Oster
    producer, NBC News “Dateline,” New York
  • Jagadish Pokhrel
    sub-editor, Rising Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Gary Polakovic
    environment writer, Riverside Press-Enterprise, Riverside, California
  • William Ramirez-Mendoza
    Knight Foundation Latin American Fellow
    editor-in-chief, Cronicas/Numero Especial, La Paz, Bolivia
  • Michal Ruzicka
    Lyle and Corrine Nelson International Fellow
    deputy editor-in-chief, Tyden, Prague
  • Debra Shapiro
    senior producer/special projects, WCVB-TV, Boston
  • Susan Warner
    business reporter, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia
  • Harriet Washington
    freelance editor, Rochester, New York