Theophilus Abbah, Nigeria, is editor of the newspaper Sunday Trust, based in Abuja.
Abbah began as an international affairs reporter with the newspaper Punch Limited in Lagos. As chief of the investigative desk for Media Trust Limited, his work exposed a move by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to set up radio and television companies using proxies; showed fraud in the National Judicial Institute; and documented the misuse of debt relief funds.Read Complete Profile »
Heather Abbott, Canada, is a television news producer for CBS News in London.Read Complete Profile »
Mahassen al-Emam, Jordan, is the director and founder of the Arab Women Media Center (AWMC), a nongovernmental organization in Jordan that trains women journalists and helps promote the role of media in democracy.Read Complete Profile »
Yevgenia Albats, Russia, is editor-in-chief of the Russian political weekly The New Times. She is also an anchor with the Echo Moskva broadcasting and a recipient of several journalism awards worldwide.
She received the Golden Pen Award in 1989, the highest journalism honor in the then-Soviet Union. She was an Alfred Friendly fellow in 1990 and a fellow of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University in 1993.Read Complete Profile »
Hugo Alconada Mon, Argentina, is investigations editor of the newspaper La Nación.
He has previously held positions as Washington correspondent and U.S. bureau chief for the paper. Alconada Mon has published articles in regional and national media in the United States, Spain, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Uruguay and Argentina.Read Complete Profile »
Brigitte Alfter, Denmark, is a freelance journalist based in Copenhagen who specializes in European affairs.Read Complete Profile »
Hisham Allam, Egypt, is the chief deputy of investigations at the Cairo-based independent daily Almasry Alyoum newspaper.
In two decades as a journalist, Allam also has worked as a media mentor with the United Nations training program, traveling to places like northern Sudan. He also lectures at universities in London, New York and the Czech Republic. His critique of Egypt’s former regime made him a target for officials who attempted to silence him with numerous legal actions.Read Complete Profile »
Rosental Calmon Alves, United States/Brazil, is a journalism professor at the University of Texas at Austin, where he holds the first John S. & James L. Knight Chair in International Journalism. For a decade, Alves worked as a foreign correspondent for Brazil’s daily newspaper, Jornal do Brasil, reporting from Spain, Argentina, Mexico, and the United States. He taught journalism at two Rio de Janeiro universities and in 1987-88 became the first Brazilian to be selected as a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.Read Complete Profile »
Roman Anin, Russia, is an investigative reporter for the Moscow-based weekly newspaper Novaya Gazeta.Read Complete Profile »
Ana Arana, United States, is an investigative journalist who reports on Latin American criminal organizations.Read Complete Profile »
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