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Harvard’s Nieman Foundation announces Class of ’14

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) – The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University has announced its 24-member class of 2014.

The group includes reporters, editors, columnists and producers for print, broadcast and online who work around the globe and across media platforms.

Nieman Foundation Curator Ann Marie Lipinski says the 12 U.S. and 12 international journalists are working to uphold the profession’s highest standards while focused on innovations for radically shifting audiences, technologies and business models.

During their time on campus, the fellows study with some of the world’s leading scholars and experts in disciplines ranging from business to law to public policy to the natural sciences. They also participate in a yearlong series of seminars, master classes and workshops and they work on collaborative projects with other fellows, Harvard faculty and others.


U.S. Fellows:

Issac Bailey, columnist and senior writer for The Sun News in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Susie Banikarim, television and video producer who has worked for ABC News’ “World News.”

Tyler Cabot, articles editor at Esquire.

Tammerlin Drummond, columnist for the Oakland Tribune/Bay Area News Group.

Leslie Hook, Beijing correspondent for the Financial Times.

Alison MacAdam, senior editor of National Public Radio’s “All Thing Considered.”

Ravi Nessman, South Asia bureau chief for The Associated Press.

Tim Rogers, editor of The Nicaragua Dispatch.

Rachel Emma Silverman, management reporter at The Wall Street Journal.

Wendell Steavenson, staff writer for The New Yorker.

Dina Temple-Raston, counterterrorism correspondent for National Public Radio.

Jeffrey R. Young, senior editor for The Chronicle of Higher Education.


International Fellows:

Ameto Akpe (Nigeria), senior reporter, BusinessDay.

Uri Blau (Israel), investigative journalist, Haaretz.

Maria Lourdes Cabaero (Philippines), new media editor of the Sun.Star group.

Anna Fifield (New Zealand), the U.S. political correspondent for The Financial Times.

Flavia Krause-Jackson (Italy/U.K.), diplomatic correspondent for Bloomberg News.

Alexandru-Cristian Lupsa (Romania), editor of Decat o Revista.

Greg Marinovich (South Africa), associate editor, Daily Maverick.

Laura-Julie Perreault (Canada), a staff reporter who covers international affairs for La Presse.

Sangar Rahimi (Afghanistan), reporter, The New York Times.

Sandra Rodríguez Nieto (Mexico), an investigative journalist.

Hasit Shah (U.K.), senior producer, BBC.

Yang Xiao (China), Beijing correspondent for the Southern People Weekly.

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