My name is Kait Bolongaro and I am an award-winning journalist. My work has been published by Al-Jazeera English, BBC, The Guardian, NPR, VICE, Deutsche Welle and the Middle East Eye. I’ve covered politics, science, business, human rights and the environment from Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America.
I am an Australian freelance journalist focussing on conflicts, politics, and warzones around the world. I have been working as a journalist for over 5 years, having reported from Australia, Germany, China, Egypt, Palestine, and Ukraine. I am especially interested in the way that new technologies are being used in conflict zones in unexpected and often disturbing ways. During my time working as a journalist, I also co-founded open-source war reporting site Conflict News.
I'm a freelance journalist, currently based in Madrid. I used to be a News Producer at CNBC in London before, but I thought a little bit more sun might do me good. Now I keep an eye on Spanish, Southern European and Global politics for a few interesting outlets home and abroad.
Brussels-based communications specialist, originally from Barcelona with a journalistic background. Currently working as Communications Adviser (social media, content editor & press) for a European political party. Piqs mostly about European and EU politics and the interlink between media and politics.
Rosebell is a multimedia communications specialist and award-winning blogger with experience in gender, migration, peace and security. Currently works on public interest litigation for gender justice with focus on Latin America -Africa learning. Rosebell holds a Masters in media, peace and conflict studies from the University for Peace in Costa Rica. She is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.
Louise Umutoni is a Rwandan publisher, communications expert and writer. The University of Oxford alumnus is the founder of Huza Press, a ground-breaking Rwandan-based publishing press devoted to supporting African literary craftsmanship. The organization sells fiction, non-fiction and academic books in an effort to develop Rwanda's reading culture. Umutoni started her career as a journalist and worked for one of Canada’s largest newspapers, Ottawa Citizen. She also worked in the legal field before returning to Rwanda to create the country’s first women’s writing group, Andika Ma and eventually establishing Huza Press.
Emran Feroz is an Afghan-Austrian journalist currently based in Stuttgart, Germany. He is regularly writing from Afghanistan, often focusing on the Middle East, Central Asia, drone warfare, refugee policies and human rights. Emran is writing in both German and English. His work has already appeared in international media outlets such as Al Jazeera, TeleSUR, Alternet, The Atlantic or the New York Times and in various German and Austrian news papers and magazines.
Freelance journalist based in Istanbul. Keeping an eye on Turkish politics.
Cristina is a Spanish journalist based in London, she holds master’s degree in Journalism, Media and Globalisation at City University London and Aarhus University (Denmark). She currently works at the International Maritime Organization and collaborates with various publications such as El País, Huffington Post, Equal Times, eldiario.es, etc. You can follow her on Twitter: @belda_font
Elvia Wilk is a writer and editor living in Berlin, covering art, architecture, urbanism, and emerging technologies. She contributes to publications like Frieze, Artforum, e-flux, die Zeit, the Architectural Review, and Metropolis. Currently she's a contributing editor at Rhizome and publications editor for transmediale festival for arts and digital culture.
Daria Sukharchuk is a freelance journalist based in Berlin. She studied Chinese history and culture at Moscow State University, then got her MA from Erasmus Mundus Journalism program. She specializes in human rights, but is also a history nerd, and is happy to educate people about her "exotic" country.
Emily Dische-Becker is a writer, filmmaker and producer, who lives in Berlin and Beirut. She has contributed to Harper’s Magazine, Der Spiegel, Die Zeit, FAZ.net, The Towner, Block Magazine, among others, as well as TV and radio. She previously worked for the Arab Fund for Arts & Culture in Beirut. Emily is co-founder and managing director of Friendly Fire Films, and is currently co-directing her first feature documentary, about the soft bigotry of good intentions. She also co-produced "Street of Death" by Karam Ghossein, which won the Audi Short Film Prize at the Berlinale in February 2017.
Erdem Arda Güneş is an Istanbul based journalist, covering Turkey and the region for eight years. He graduated from Ankara University’s Political Sciences Faculty, International Relations department. In the following four years he reported for the Hürriyet Daily News. He received journalism education at the Berkeley and Minnesota Universties in 2013. He still writes and does interviews for various national and international media outlets focusing on diplomacy, politics, arts.
Eve lives in Atlanta, where she works as a journalist and professional skeptic. Even in her free time, she is skeptical of feminists who mansplain; environmentalists who are not, also, vegetarians; and reporters who are not skeptical of the state and its terminology. She saves all remaining skepticism for people who do not actively adore Beyoncé.
Luis BARRUETO is a journalist from Guatemala, currently working in trade policy at the Secretariat for Central American Economic Integration (SIECA). Studied business and finance journalism at Aarhus University in Denmark and City University London.
Laleh is a professor of Middle East politics at SOAS University of London. She has thus far lived 1/3 of her life in Iran; another 1/3 in the United States; and 1/3 in the United Kingdom. She works on the politics of the Arab world and is currently writing a book on maritime politics and ports in the Arabian Peninsula.