Haya Fatima Iqbal

Haya Fatima Iqbal Haya Fatima Iqbal, 23, hails from Karachi, Pakistan. She completed her undergraduate degree in Mass Communications from Pakistan and is currently reporting on Education at a national daily named Daily Times. She has previously worked as a reporter at the Crime desk at Geo News, a Pakistani TV channel and subbed at […]

Konstantin Syomin

Konstantin Syomin Konstantin was born in Yekaterinburg, Russia. At the age of 21 he graduated from the journalism faculty of the Ural State University, and since then has been working for TV RUSSIA (Russian State Television) as a correspondent, special correspondent, international correspondent, and finally nightly news presenter. His journalistic tenure includes reporting on the […]

Shea Connelly

Shea Connelly

Shea Connelly Shea is originally from Arlington, Virginia, and graduated from the University of Virginia in May of 2009 with a degree in English. She currently works for Allworth Press, a Manhattan-based book publishing company, and do some freelance blogging on the side. During college she interned for several different media organizations, such as The […]

Laurie Guthmann

Laurie Guthmann Laurie lived in Paris before moving to New York. When she was 14, she spent a year as an exchange student at a Philadelphia high school. She went back to France and pursued a graduate degree in business and mathematics. While in business school, she studied abroad in New York City, Hong Kong, […]

Loretta van der Horst

Loretta van der Horst Half Puerto Rican, half Dutch, born in the capital of Honduras and having moved across the Atlantic several times, Loretta has not been able to settle in any of those places yet. After completing a degree in Journalism and Psychology in The Netherlands she soon made her first television report about […]

Bridget Leahy

Bridget Leahy Bridget Leahy turned 22 years old on May 12th. She is fresh out of college from the University of Delaware in Newark, with Bachelor’s Degrees in Psychology and Communications and a minor in Journalism. She is from Shelton, Connecticut (which is about a 70 minute train ride from New York) but spends summers […]

Josh Frank

Joshua Frank Joshua Frank was born in Montreal, Canada, and went to university there, but spent much of the time in between growing up across Asia—most prominently high school in New Delhi and elementary school in Beijing. His journalistic experience has been in newspaper and cultural reporting. He’s edited and written for a bi-weekly student […]

Jane Caffrey

Jane Caffrey Jane is from Minneapolis, Minnesota, and graduated from Carleton College in 2008. Earning a B.A. in Latin American Studies and Spanish, she has studied and lived in Puebla, Mexico, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Madrid, Spain. After college, Jane moved to Madrid where she worked as a writing correspondent for Oz World Media, […]

Sarah Springer

Sarah Springer Originally from Bakersfield, California, Sarah Springer set off to Los Angeles after high school where she graduated in 2008 from the Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California. She studied Broadcast Journalism, Communications and Law Media Policy. Upon graduation, she took her journalism skills to Africa where she […]

Cynthia Ghazali

Cynthia Ghazali Cynthia Ghazali is 23 years old. She is Lebanese-American. She moved to New Jersey in middle school. Prior to moving to the States, she lived in Lebanon and Jordan in which she attended an international French school. She graduated from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ in May of 2009 with a Bachelor […]

Julia Doran

Julia Doran Julia comes from a large family of storytellers and has always been drawn to languages and the power of narrative. A formal interest in journalism developed the summer before she started her degree at The University of Toronto, when she interned with the editorial department at Vanity Fair. A subsequent internship at a […]

Geoffrey Ingersoll

Geoffrey P. Ingersoll Geoffrey was born in Ridgewood, NJ, in 1982. He moved to Pennsylvania, where he graduated high school the class of 2000. Attended Penn State University from August 2000 to August 2004. Graduated with a degree in English. Enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2005. Graduated recruit training, Parris Island, Sept. 2, 2005. […]

Mallika Aryal

Mallika Aryal Mallika grew up in Kathmandu, Nepal, went to high school in India and moved to the US to attend Mount Holyoke College where she studied International Relations with a focus on Environment. During her senior year, Aryal moved to Sri Lanka to study the country’s dry zones. After graduation, she moved back to […]

Clifton Lee

Clifton Lee Clifton spent several years of his life in various cities due to his father’s Naval career. He was born in the country town of Pensacola but spent the majority of his life in New Orleans. After graduating from John Ehret High School in 2005, he enrolled at Louisiana State University and majored in […]

Cynthia Medina

Cynthia Medina Cynthia Medina was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA, then moved to Florida as a teen. She attended the University of Central Florida and received an English degree. She spent two years as Associate Producer for the morning news at an NBC and CW affiliate in Orlando, FL. She most recently worked at […]