September 23, 2019

Board of Governors

Deborah Amos
First Vice President

Deborah Amos has been an international correspondent for three decades, covering the Middle East. Her beat has mainly been chaos. She covers wars; invasions and the resulting humanitarian fall out.

Pancho Bernasconi
President

Pancho Bernasconi is Vice President, Global News for Getty Images. He has 30 years of experience in photojournalism. He has worked for the Chicago Tribune, The New York Times and Getty Images. He has worked with

Chris Dickey
Second Vice President

Chris Dickey is the foreign editor of The Daily Beast, based in Paris. Previously he was the Paris bureau chief for The Daily Beast and for Newsweek Magazine. He served

Paula Dwyer
Secretary

Paula Dwyer is senior editor at Bloomberg News and veteran of print and digital media. She was formerly an editor for QuickTakes, Bloomberg’s explanatory journalism project, where she worked with

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

Liam Stack
Treasurer

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

J. David Ake
Active Board

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

John Avlon
Active Board

After 5 years as Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Beast and a CNN analyst, John Avlon is now full time on CNN’s New Day between 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. as

Miriam Elder
Active Board

Miriam Elder is the World Editor at BuzzFeed News and a former Guardian correspondent in Russia. She joined BuzzFeed in 2013 and lead a team of 19 reporters and editors, who

Farnaz Fassihi
Active Board

Farnaz Fassihi has been a journalist for 25 years specializing in conflict reporting, the Middle East and  diplomacy. She is currently a contributing writer for The New York Times and

Linda Fasulo
Active Board

Linda Fasulo is a reporter and author specializing in the United Nations and U.S. foreign policy for NPR at the UN. Other professional experience includes working as UN producer and correspondent

Josh Fine
Active Board

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

Alix Freedman
Active Board

Alix Freedman joined Reuters in 2011 as the global editor for ethics and standards. Her role is to uphold the Reuters Trust Principles, making sure that staff gathers the news

Charles Graeber
Active Board

Charles Graeber is a New York Times bestselling author, an award winning journalist and contributor to numerous publications including Wired, GQ, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, National Geographic, Men’s Journal, Bloomberg

Hendrik Hinzel
Active Board

Hendrik Hinzel is an associate producer at VICE News where over the past four years he has worked on documentaries about Iran’s influence in Iraq, the resurgence of far-right movements

Douglas Jehl
Active Board

Douglas Jehl, is foreign editor for The Washington Post, a job he has held since 2009. The Post’s international coverage is expanding rapidly; now including 28 correspondents in 20 locations outside

Coleen Jose
Active Board

Coleen Jose is an independent documentary photographer and digital strategist with experience working at Instagram and now, Adobe. As a freelance journalist, she was a Steiger Fellow at the Committee

Azmat Khan
Active Board

Azmat Khan is an investigative reporter and contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine.

Derek Kravitz
Active Board

Derek Kravitz is a reporter covering federal politics and government at ProPublica, the New York-based investigative nonprofit. Previously, he was ProPublica’s director of research from 2016 to 2018 and a

Jim Laurie
Active Board

Jim Laurie's career began in Asia in 1970. He joined NBC News in Saigon in 1972. His Vietnam experiences through 1975 led him to a career as an international correspondent:

Rod Nordland
Active Board

Rod Nordland has been an OPC member since 1985, when he worked at Newsweek, where he was chief foreign correspondent. He is now international correspondent at large (as well as Kabul bureau chief) at The New York

Adriane Quinlan
Active Board

Adriane Quinlan is a show writer for HBO’s “VICE News Tonight” based in Brooklyn, where she works with producers, fixers, correspondents, and investigators around the world on scripts that aim to

Gary Silverman
Active Board

Gary Silverman is currently serving a second stint as US news editor of the Financial Times, directing news coverage in the Americas. During more than 18 years at the FT,

Ishaan Tharoor
Active Board

Ishaan Tharoor is a foreign affairs writer at The Washington Post, where he has been for the past five and a half years. Tharoor anchors a daily column on global

Michael Williams
Active Board

Michael Williams joined Reuters in 2011 to establish an international investigative, explanatory and data journalism team. The team's work earned Reuters its first Pulitzer Prizes for reporting (the Rohingya crisis

Brian Byrd
Associate Board

Brian Byrd is a program officer for the New York State Health Foundation, overseeing the Foundation’s $3 million Special Projects Fund. Before joining the Foundation, Byrd was the director for

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

Sarah Lubman
Associate Board

Sarah Lubman, is a partner at Brunswick Group, a global corporate communications firm specializing in critical issues. Before joining Brunswick in 2005, she was a journalist for 17 years, including 6

Kem Knapp Sawyer
Associate Board

Kem Knapp Sawyer is a contributing editor at the Pulitzer Center in Washington, DC, and director of its Campus Consortium student fellowship program. The Pulitzer Center provides more than 130