Myanmar

2016

ajf-2016-profiles-15Aye Sapay Phyu. Chief Sub-Editor, Myanmar Times, Yangon. Aye is a journalist who has risen through the ranks from reporting to supervising and mentoring younger colleagues. She is keen to focus on water resource management, water scarcity and how to avoid a water-related tragedy and will be speaking to Singapore’s water experts.

 

2015

ajf2015-fellows-4Myo Thant. Editor-in-charge of Mizzima Daily, overseeing its editorial operations. He mentors reporters and coordinates online convergence. He wants to study how media outlets are evolving to meet changing needs of media consumers.

 

2014

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.

 

2013

AJF-2013-Profile-Photographs-LowRes-09Minh Zaw Oo. Business editor of The Trade Times, Yangon. Project: Can current human resource in media support to changes?

 

 

2012

AJF-2012-Profile-Photographs-LowRes-11Myo Myat Myat Tun. Sub-editor, The Trade Times (Myanmese), Yangon, covering politics and business for a new newspaper launched in December. Project: Myanmar media’s manpower needs.

AJF-2012-Profile-Photographs-LowRes-12Tu Tu Tha. Senior reporter and copy desk editor for Burmese edition, Irrawaddy (Burmese exile media), Chiang Mai, Thailand. Project: Burmese in Singapore.

 

2010

Nwet Kay Khine. A writer for Living Color Media. Has won fellowships and other training awards from South East Asia Press Alliance, US Embassy and other organisations. Wants to study the role of new media in a transitional democracy.