2014 Fellows

Afghanistan

ajf-2014-22Jalalzai Mirwais. Reporter and producer with Radio Afghanistan in Kabul. Also freelances for Kabulpress.org. Reports on human rights and youth issues.

 

Bangladesh

ajf-2014-4Zobaer Ahmed. Reporter for news stories and documentaries on Maasranga Television in Dhaka, specialising in energy and environment.

 

Bhutan

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Sonam Pelden. Chief reporter of Kuensel, Bhutan’s main newspaper. Covers various national issues and guides junior reporters.

 

 

Indonesia

ajf-2014-5Anggi Oktarinda. Journalist with Bisnis Indonesia, Jakarta, covering the Presidential Palace.

 

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Dewi Yuhana. Editor for business, education and the youth section of Malang Post in Malang, East Java, part of the Jawa Pos group.

 

 

India

ajf-2014-8Sundaresha Subramanian. Senior assistant editor with Business Standard, New Delhi. Writes on markets and investment, and weekend features.

 

ajf-2014-9Nishima K. Senior sub-editor and writer with Malayalam-language Manorama Weekly, India’s biggest selling magazine. Involved in Manorama’s CSR projects.

 

Myanmar

ajf-2014-6Ko Ko Gyi. Senior reporter with the English-language Mizzima Business Weekly Magazine, Yangon. Mizzima is a media company that has returned from exile.

 

Nepal

ajf-2014-3Narayan Wagle. Writer and columnist with Setopati.com. Formerly editor-in-chief of Nagarik Daily and Kantipur Daily.

 

 

Philippines

ajf-2014-15Kris Danielle Panti Suarez. Science and nature editor for Manila-based Rappler.com, a new social news network. Also produces content as a multimedia reporter.

 

ajf-2014-14Arlene B. Burgos. Head of social media and mobile at ABS-CBN digital, the top Philippine news website. Also teaches journalism at Ateneo de Manila University.

 

Pakistan

ajf-2014-10Fazal Khaliq. Reporter for Karachi-based, English-language Express Tribune newspaper, covering the war-torn Swat Valley.

 

 

Singapore

ajf-2014-17Quek Sy Mung. Chief Sub-editor for Chinese daily Lianhe Zaobao.

 

 

Sri Lanka

ajf-2014-7Ifham Nizam. Journalist with the English-language Island newspaper, Colombo, covering politics, energy. Won Environmental Journalist of the Year awards.

 

Thailand

ajf-2014-13Watchiranont Thongtep. Business journalist with The Nation, Bangkok. Covers media and broadcasting industries.

 

 

Vietnam

ajf-2014-11Nguyen Phuong Thao. Journalist and producer with VTC16, Vietnam Agriculture & Rural TV Channel in Hanoi. Has done documentaries in Indonesia, Thailand.

 

Note: A journalist from China was originally on this list but was forced to withdraw due to a change in his organisation’s policies.