ICFJ Bloggers

  • Vice President, Programs
    Butler oversees the development and execution of ICFJ programs and supervises program personnel.
  • Senior Program Director
    Eddings supervises and implements global programs and serves as editor of the Knight Fellowships thought leadership blog.
  • Senior Director, Special Projects
    Botello is responsible for developing strategies for expanding ICFJ’s work in key areas of media development.
  • President
    Joyce Barnathan is president of the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing quality journalism worldwide.
  • Program Manager, Knight International Journalism Fellowships
    Sara Olstad supports ICFJ's Knight International Journalism Fellowships as a program officer.
  • Director of Innovation
    Oren Levine develops and manages technology initiatives supporting the work of ICFJ staff, fellows, and program participants. He has a background in digital technology, including work in educational media at PBS and international experience at Nokia developing and promoting mobile apps and platforms. He also spent time as a software developer, creating 3D and virtual reality experiences. Oren holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Systems Engineering from Northeastern University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT. He is a native of Washington, DC, and is fluent in Hebrew.
  • Deputy Vice President, Programs
    Tinsley helps to oversee the development and execution of ICFJ programs.
  • ICFJ Knight Fellow, Sub-Saharan Africa
    Arenstein is a South African media owner and innovator and an internationally recognized expert on new media technologies.
  • Dorroh is a bilingual freelance writer, editor and journalism trainer based in Washington, D.C.
  • ICFJ Knight Fellow
    ICFJ Knight Fellow Jorge Luis Sierra is an expert on cyber security. He focuses on the intersection of digital security, technology and investigative journalism.