2015-2016 Knight-Wallace Fellows

2015-2016 Fellows and their study projects are:

Gregory Amante, investigative features producer, ESPN. Digital diagnostics and the doctor-patient relationship

Saundra Amrhein, freelance writer (Thomson Reuters). Growing socioeconomic inequalities in Cuba amid market reforms

Danya Bacchus, reporter and anchor, KNSD (San Diego). Leaderless movements: the rise of digital activism

Ricardo Balthazar, political editor, Folha de São Paulo. Structured journalism: how to better manage the flow of information and coordinate journalistic teams

Christopher Baxter, reporter, The (N.J.) Star-Ledger and NJ.com. Supporting, promoting and integrating enterprise journalism in digital-first newsrooms

Cecilia Derpich, investigative journalism coordinator, El Mercurio (Santiago, Chile). Journalistic innovations to improve print newspapers

Mohamed Fadel Fahmy, former Cairo Bureau Chief, Al Jazeera English. Non-fiction narrative writing

Teresa Frontado, Assignment Editor/Producer, Special Projects team at CBS Miami. How can legacy news organizations weather social media?

Jenna Krajeski, freelance writer (The Nation, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Slate.com). The impact of 9/11 on African American Muslims

Michael Luongo, freelance writer and photographer (Bloomberg News, CNN, The Christian Science Monitor). Examining tourism and cultural rebuilding in post-war and conflict zones

Silas Martí, art and architecture writer, Folha de São Paulo. International models of taxing art

Jaepil Noh, senior reporter and editor for social affairs, Munwha Broadcasting Corp. (Seoul). Disaster coverage in the new media era

Yeynep Özyol, editor-in-chief, Al Jazeera Turk Digital Magazine (Istanbul). Managing digital and TV broadcast integration

Edouard Perrin, documentary investigative reporter, Premières Lignes Télévision (Paris). Using cooperative journalism to exploit massive data from whistleblowers

Will Potter, freelance writer (Foreign Policy, Wired, CNN, NPR). How the War On Terror impacts whistleblowers and journalists

Mosi Secret, metropolitan reporter, The New York Times. The role of long-form narrative journalism in fostering social change

Matthew Shaw, deployment editor for UK newsgathering, BBC News. Dealing with depression within newsrooms

Maria Isabel Soldevila Brea, editor-in-chief, Listín Diario (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic). Journalism’s social function in challenging business environments

Doug Tribou, reporter and producer, “Only a Game,” NPR/WBUR (Boston). Examining the complex intersection of sports, media and advertising

Bernice Yeung, reporter, Center for Investigative Reporting (Berkeley). New data-gathering strategies for covering vulnerable communities


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