Founding member of the International Association of Religion Journalists (IARJ) Indeewari Dona of Sri Lanka's ART Television talks about the role religion has played in her country's conflicts and how quality religion reporting can help ease tensions.

Apr 112012

Former Knight Fellow Shines International Spotlight on Peru

Knight International Journalism Fellow Hena Cuevas was assigned to report on the Peruvian potato for China Central Television (CCTV). Peru is the birthplace of the potato and home to more than 4,000 species of the tuber.

Cuevas knew the best way to cover a global story so important to her country was through Red TV, the national network she partnered with during her fellowship to create Peru's first broadcast training center.

Apr 42012

'Pakistan is Much More than Osama bin Laden'

Gharida Farooqi, a broadcast reporter from Pakistan, told KSTP-TV in Minneapolis that her country is more complex and dynamic than most Americans understand. Farooqi is participating in the U.S.-Pakistan Professional Partnership in Journalism, a program run by ICFJ designed to dispel myths and build partnerships.

In this 18-minute web chat, she addresses everything from hockey to gay rights.


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Knight International Fellow Hena Cuevas with former Congressman Héctor Chávez, is made an honorary member of the Federation of Journalists of Peru.


Trainer Eduardo Univazo shoots with Diego Guevara from Uno Noticias (Tacna)


Trainer Eduardo Univazo works with reporters at TV Mundo (Arequipa)


Trainer Eduardo Univazo supervises an edit at UTV

Dec 92011

Journalists from Chattanooga and Chicago Honored for International Reporting

Two reporters have won awards, named for Washington Post columnist David Ignatius, for outstanding coverage of global stories with important local angles.

Knight Fellow Justin Arenstein discusses the African News Innovation Challenge at AMI's African Media Leader's Forum in Tunis.