Knight International Journalism Fellowships

Egypt: Mentoring Investigative Journalists

Knight International has paired veteran Arabic-speaking journalists to mentor young colleagues in investigative journalism. Ten seasoned news professionals coached the junior reporters as they developed stories on everything from Egypt's Jewish communities to food safety to medical waste. Knight Fellow Roderick Craig started the program.


  • Visited Amman, Jordan, for hands-on training and to create networks with counterparts there.
  • Best stories received awards.
  • Linked Egyptian investigative journalists with journalists and media organizations in the region.