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Journalist of the Month

Journalist of the Month

Journalist of the month: Raihana Maqbool

Journalist Raihana Maqbool reports in Kashmir — a disputed territory between Pakistan and India. Although she works in a conflict zone, her stories are about much more than conflict. 

Taylor Mulcahey | March 28, 2018

Journalist of the month: Kourosh Ziabari

Iranian journalist Kourosh Ziabari published his first piece at age eight, and has since been featured in publications all over the world. He shared his experiences and advice with IJNet.

Taylor Mulcahey | February 28, 2018

Journalist of the month: Nehal El-Sherif

From translating stories to reporting on the streets during the Arab uprisings, Nehal El-Sherif has had a diverse career. She spoke to IJNet about lessons and advice she's learned over the years.

Taylor Mulcahey | January 23, 2018

Journalist of the month: Jake Soriano

Filipino journalist Jake Soriano works to fact-check and hold elected officials accountable. He spoke with IJNet about his motivations, challenges and advice for young journalists. 

Ana Batista | December 20, 2017

Journalist of the month: Nikita Mandhani

Nikita Mandhani started off as a computer engineer in her native India. But in 2015, she decided to follow her passion into a career in journalism — one that's taken her around the globe. 

Alanna Dvorak | November 30, 2017

Journalist of the month: Hannah Ojo

Hannah Ojo uses an arsenal of digital tools and data to bring "power to the pen" in Nigeria. 

Alanna Dvorak | October 26, 2017

Journalist of the month: Thiago Medaglia

Brazilian journalist Thiago Medaglia's venture combines long-form journalism and scientific content to make environmental stories accessible.

Alanna Dvorak | September 28, 2017

Journalist of the month: Ethar El-Katatney

AJ+ executive producer Ethar El-Katatney discusses lessons learned from her career as a journalist, which has brought her from Egypt to the United States.

Sam Berkhead | August 30, 2017

Journalist of the month: Olivia Crellin

British journalist Olivia Crellin found a One World Media grant through IJNet that allowed her to film a documentary in Ecuador. She shared her experiences and advice for fellow reporters with us.

Sam Berkhead | July 19, 2017

Journalist of the month: Edgard Matsuki

Brazilian journalist Edgard Matsuki is a pioneer in combating misinformation in his country. In 2013, he created Boatos.org after noticing the growing trend of false information on the internet.

Renata Johnson | June 14, 2017

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