December 7, 2022

Board of Governors

Scott Kraft
President

Scott Kraft is editor at large for enterprise journalism and special projects for the Los Angeles Times, and previously served as managing editor for the paper. He is a former

Azmat Khan
First Vice President

Azmat Khan is an investigative reporter with The New York Times and The New York Times Magazine, and a professor at Columbia Journalism School, where she also leads the Li Center

Josh Fine
Second Vice President

Josh Fine is a senior segment producer for HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel.” He served three terms on the OPC board, the last one as Secretary. In recent years

John Avlon
Third Vice President

John Avlon is senior political analyst and anchor at CNN’s New Day. From 2013 to 2018, he was the editor-in-chief and managing director of The Daily Beast. At the OPC, he

Sandra Stevenson
Treasurer

Sandra Stevenson is deputy director of photography at The Washington Post overseeing international, climate and health. She was previously associate director of photography at CNN, where she managed a team of

Jodi Schneider
Secretary

Jodi Schneider is political news director for Bloomberg TV and Radio, in charge of political coverage globally for the network. She has been in that role for the past year. Schneider

Amran Abocar
Active Board

Amran Abocar is the Canada bureau chief and global mining editor at Reuters. Prior to her current role, she worked in Asia as deputy commodities editor and in the Middle

Singeli Agnew
Active Board

Singeli Agnew is an independent cinematographer, producer and director of documentary films and current affairs series on a range of platforms - from HBO to Al Jazeera, Netflix to National

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

Deborah Amos
Active Board

Deborah Amos is a longtime reporter for National Public Radio who has been an international correspondent for three decades, covering the Middle East for NPR, PBS and ABC-TV. She served as

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.

Farnaz Fassihi
Active Board

Farnaz Fassihi is United Nations bureau chief for The New York Times, and as reporter also helps the paper with its coverage of Iran. She has been a journalist for 25

Albert Goldson
Active Board

Albert Goldson is a freelance journalist based in New York and founder of the Cerulean Council that specializes in analyzing geopolitics, global trade and urban security issues. He often serves

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

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

Rod Nordland
Active Board

Rod Nordland is an author and longtime foreign correspondent for The New York Times. He has been an OPC member since the late 1970s, early in his career as a foreign

Mary Rajkumar
Active Board

Mary Rajkumar is the international investigations editor for The Associated Press. She led the team that won the 2016 Pulitzer Gold Medal for the "Seafood from Slaves" investigation, which ended

Peter Spiegel
Active Board

Peter Spiegel has been the US managing editor of the Financial Times since 2019, returning to the US after nearly a decade as foreign correspondent and editor in Europe. Prior

Liam Stack
Active Board

Liam Stack is religion correspondent for the Metro desk of The New York Times. Before that, he was a politics reporter, a foreign correspondent and general assignment reporter covering national and

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

Vivienne Walt
Active Board

Vivienne Walt is a Paris-based journalist for TIME magazine and FORTUNE, traveling widely across Europe, the Middle East, and further afield. She has reported from more than 30 countries, including

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 head of the Collaboratory at Human Rights Watch, an initiative to foster more effective external collaboration and impact. She began as a general assignment reporter at a local newspaper

Laurie Hays
Associate Board

Laurie Hays is managing partner and founder for Laurie Hays & Assoc. and advises on strategic, financial and corporate governance communications. Previously, she served as managing director and co-head of

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

Marjorie Miller
Associate Board

Marjorie Miller is administrator of The Pulitzer Prizes. Previously, she was vice president and global enterprise editor for The Associated Press. Miller ran the AP’s Latin America and Caribbean coverage