October 21, 2021

Board of Governors

Paula Dwyer
President

Paula Dwyer has 40 years of experience as a reporter and editor, including 20 at BusinessWeek magazine, five at The New York Times, and the last 11 at Bloomberg, where

Azmat Khan
First Vice President

Azmat Khan is a contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine, assistant professor of journalism at Columbia University and the inaugural director of the newly established Simon and June Li

Douglas Jehl
Second Vice President

Douglas Jehl is foreign editor for The Washington Post and has spent three decades covering international stories. The Post’s international coverage is expanding rapidly; now including 28 correspondents in 20 locations outside

Scott Kraft
Third Vice President

Scott Kraft is managing editor of the Los Angeles Times and a former foreign correspondent who spent a decade abroad for the Times – in Johannesburg, Nairobi and Paris. He covered Nelson

Josh Fine
Secretary

Josh Fine is a senior segment producer for HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel.” He led the show’s reporting team for “The Lords of the Rings,” which won the OPC’s

Deborah Amos
Treasurer

Deborah Amos has been an international correspondent for three decades, covering the Middle East for NPR, PBS and ABC-TV and served as a Vice President of the Overseas Press Club

J. David Ake
Active Board

J. David Ake is the director of photography and assistant managing editor at The Associated Press. At the AP, he held many photo leadership positions and key assignments: photo editing

Raney Aronson-Rath
Active Board

Raney Aronson-Rath is executive producer of PBS’ FRONTLINE. Under her leadership, FRONTLINE has been recognized with every major award in broadcast journalism, as well as two Oscar nominations.

John Avlon
Active Board

John Avlon is a senior political analyst and anchor at CNN’s New Day, a columnist and author of 5 books, and the editor-in-chief of The Daily Beast from 2013-2018.

Farnaz Fassihi
Active Board

Farnaz Fassihi is a reporter for The New York Times writing about Iran, and has been a journalist for 25 years specializing in conflict reporting, the Middle East and  diplomacy. Previously, she

Albert Goldson
Active Board

Albert Goldson is a freelance journalist based in New York, specializing in geopolitical and urban security. He has also served as a guest on podcast and cable TV programs. 

Charles Graeber
Active Board

Charles Graeber is an independent features writer for numerous magazines and newspapers, an executive producer for a Netflix documentary series, and the author of two non-fiction books, The Breakthrough and

Hendrik Hinzel
Active Board

Hendrik Hinzel is a senior field producer at VICE News, where over the past few years he has worked on documentaries about Iran’s influence in Iraq, the resurgence of far-right

Anup Kaphle
Active Board

Anup Kaphle is the executive editor at Rest of World, a global newsroom that tells stories at the intersection of technology and culture in the non-Western world. Before returning to the

Derek Kravitz
Active Board

Derek Kravitz is a project editor at Columbia’s and Stanford’s Brown Institute for Media Innovation, and investigations editor at MuckRock, the nonprofit public records journalism organization. He is also an instructor

Marjorie Miller
Active Board

Marjorie Miller is vice president and global enterprise editor for The Associated Press. Previously, she ran the AP’s Latin America and Caribbean coverage from Mexico City for five years. Prior

Melissa Noel
Active Board

Melissa Noel is an award-winning journalist and content creator. She covers race, culture and travel for television and digital media. Noel is founder of a media consulting company, Mel & N

Adriane Quinlan
Active Board

Adriane Quinlan is the Supervising Writer for VICE News Tonight. She has 15 years of experience as a reporter and television news writer. She previously worked at CNN International and The

Jodi Schneider
Active Board

Jodi Schneider is political news director at Bloomberg News, based in New York. She returned to the U.S. in January 2021 from Hong Kong, and from January to June helped lead

Peter Spiegel
Active Board

Peter Spiegel is US managing editor for the Financial Times. He became head of editorial operations in the U.S. for the FT in 2019, after nearly a decade overseas as

Liam Stack
Active Board

Liam Stack is a politics reporter for The New York Times. Before that, he was a general assignment reporter covering national and international issues for the Times. He was the editor

Sandra Stevenson
Active Board

Sandra Stevenson is associate director of photography for CNN. She previously worked as assistant photo editor at The New York Times, where she oversaw digital photo editors on the news

Ginger Thompson
Active Board

Ginger Thompson is the chief of correspondents and a deputy managing editor at ProPublica. She has spent much of her career reporting from Latin America. Previously, Thompson reported for The

Marina Guevara Walker
Active Board

Marina Guevara Walker is executive editor at the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. She spent the past 15 years at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), where she managed

Vivienne Walt
Active Board

Vivienne Walt is a seasoned correspondent, currently for TIME magazine & Fortune, based in Paris, and reporting from Africa, the Middle East and Europe. She has reported from more than

Michael Williams
Active Board

Michael Williams is global enterprise editor at Reuters. He joined Reuters in 2011 to establish an international investigative, explanatory and data journalism team. The team's work earned Reuters its first

Daniella Zalcman
Active Board

Daniella Zalcman is a Vietnamese-American documentary photographer and photojournalist based in New Orleans, and is also the founder and executive director of Women Photograph, a nonprofit working to elevate the

Bill Collins
Associate Board

Bill Collins is a former journalist, communications consultant and press freedom advocate. He joined the OPC’s Press Freedom Committee in 2004, served on the Advisory Panel for The Committee to

Emma Daly
Associate Board

Emma Daly is the acting deputy executive director for media at Human Rights Watch. She served almost 20 years as a foreign correspondent and joined Human Rights Watch in 2005. She

Pete Engardio
Associate Board

Pete Engardio is a senior writer for the Boston Consulting Group, where he specializes in global business topics. Previously, he was with BusinessWeek for 24 years, where in addition to five

Laurie Hays
Associate Board

Laurie Hays is managing director of special situations for Edelman and advises on strategic, financial and corporate governance communications. She spent almost 35 years in journalism, starting out in New

Beth Knobel
Associate Board

Beth Knobel is an associate professor at Fordham University in New York City, teaching multi-platform journalism. Before joining the Fordham faculty, she spent 14 years working as a journalist based