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Sam Berkhead

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Sam Berkhead is IJNet’s English and engagement editor, overseeing its English content and social media accounts. Originally from Western New York, she graduated from St. Bonaventure University with a degree in journalism and mass communication. During college, she served as editor-in-chief of the campus newspaper, studied abroad in Northern Ireland and traveled across Europe by herself. In addition to studying Italian for 10 years, she can speak some French and is learning Russian.

Latest Stories

How Press Start aims to support media freedom on a crowdfunded budget

Using crowdfunded contributions from readers, Press Start will allow journalists in countries with limited press freedom to be more independent.

Sam Berkhead | December 18, 2015

Five takeaways from the Tow Center’s new virtual reality report

What makes quality virtual reality journalism? The Tow Center for Digital Journalism recently produced a report to educate journalists on the best practices of this new storytelling method.

Sam Berkhead | December 14, 2015

Q&A with Arzu Geybulla: 'Women deserve to have a voice as much as men do'

After attending an OSCE summit in Vienna, Azerbaijani journalist Arzu Geybulla explains what can be done to combat online abuse of female reporters.

Sam Berkhead | December 07, 2015

Climate Central’s John Upton offers advice to science journalists

Amid the COP21 Climate Conference in Paris, science journalist John Upton discussed how journalists can hone their environmental investigative reporting skills.

Sam Berkhead | December 04, 2015

HackPack connects freelancers, fixers and editors to publish independent media coverage

With a growing number of news organizations downsizing their global operations, HackPack looks to foster a “market network” to link these outlets to freelancers and fixers around the world.

Sam Berkhead | November 30, 2015

Journalists of the month: ICIJ’s Fatal Extraction team

A group of African journalists recently collaborated on an ICIJ project that uncovered Australian mining companies' alleged abuses across Africa. They told IJNet about their experiences.

Sam Berkhead | November 24, 2015

Inside AidInfoPlus, a new training resource for journalists using international development data

This free platform will help journalists, aid workers and others access, fact-check and interpret data related to international development efforts, boosting transparency and accountability.

Sam Berkhead | November 23, 2015

WHO offers tips for journalists covering road safety

In line with the Global High Level Conference on Road Safety in Brasilia, Brazil, ICFJ and WHO educate journalists on how to find stories within WHO’s newly-released road safety report.

Sam Berkhead | November 17, 2015

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