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Journalist of the Month

Journalist of the Month

Journalist of the month: Manar Al-Zubaidi

Manar Abdul Amir Al-Zubaidi is an Iraqi journalist whose publication addresses women's issues, highlights the role of media in combating violence against women and prepares reports about minorities.

IJNet | August 27, 2018

Journalist of the month: Victoria Milko

In a country that has been a fixture in international news coverage, reporter and photojournalist Victoria Milko is one of the few Americans working in Myanmar full time.

Taylor Mulcahey | July 27, 2018

Journalist of the Month: Baqer Ebrahimi

Baqer Ebrahimi is a journalist based in Afghanistan, one of the most dangerous countries to be a journalist in, according to Reporters Without Borders. He shares his experiences and safety tips.

Mehrnaz Samimi | June 28, 2018

Journalist of the month: Saleck Zeid

Undeterred by a challenging media environment, Saleck Zeid challenges the notion that investigative reporters don't exist in Mauritania.

Taylor Mulcahey | May 31, 2018

Journalist of the month: Patrick Egwu

Award-winning freelance journalist Patrick Egwu lives in Nigeria and reports on health, conflict, education and development.

Taylor Mulcahey | April 20, 2018

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

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