Tommy Andres

Senior Special Projects Producer, Marketplace, American Public Media

Study Plan: Utilizing transmedia production models to craft a single narrative storytelling experience across platforms

Ana Avila

Deputy Director, Newsweek en Español (Mexico City, Mexico)

Study Plan: Measuring, tracking and documenting threats and dangers to Mexican journalists for safer newsroom practices

Niala Boodhoo

Host and Executive Producer, “The 21st,” Illinois Public Media

Study Plan: Developing a sustainable, replicable business plan for local news podcasts

Maria Byrne

Senior Producer, BBC News (Brussels, Belgium)

Study Plan: Expanding coverage of China’s growing ambitions in the world

Jacob Carah

Investigative Reporter and Producer, “Frontline,

Study Plan: Developing new visual design through data analysis, coding and documentary film

Janet H. Cho

Independent Business Journalist, The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio) and others

Study Plan: How words and images influence public perception about immigrants and U.S. immigration policy

Chantel Jennings

Senior Writer, The Athletic

Study Plan: Forging editorial partnerships between local news organizations and college newsrooms

Tracie Mauriello

Washington Bureau Chief, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Study Plan: Experimentation with points of view and narration techniques in literary journalism

Maurício Meireles

Reporter and Columnist, Folha de São Paulo (São Paulo, Brazil)

Study Plan: Digital approaches to covering arts and culture

Marielba Núñez

Writer, Editor and Regional Coordinator, Crónica Uno (Caracas, Venezuela)

Study Plan: New narrative strategies to report on the changing identities of migrants

Karen Rouse

Reporter, WNYC News, New York Public Radio

Study Plan: Improving strategies for newsrooms to recruit and develop journalists from underrepresented groups for long term success and leadership

Jet Schouten

Reporter, ICIJ and AVROTROS Public Broadcasting TV (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Study Plan: Deepening the understanding of truth and news in constructive journalism

Kwang Young Shin

Head of the Criminal Justice Team, Dong-A Ilbo (Seoul, South Korea)

Study Plan: Using digital storytelling to maximize the reach of Korea’s legacy media

Patrick Symmes

Contributing Editor, Harper’s Magazine, Outside and others

Study Plan: A comparative study of authoritarianism and its influence on the press

Eileen Truax

Author and Reporter, The New York Times Edición Español

Study Plan: Developing global connections, shared networks and resources for journalists covering migration

Elodie Vialle

Head of the Journalism and Technology Desk, Reporters Without Borders (Paris, France)

Study Plan: Building tools and training to counter online harassment and threats against female journalists

Elliott Woods

Independent Writer and Photographer, Texas Monthly, The Guardian and others

Study Plan: Covering ongoing wars in an age of media contraction and declining military service rates