December 11, 2018

Board of Governors

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

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.

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

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 spent a

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

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

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

David Ariosto
Active Board

David Ariosto is managing editor for the digital media outlet Brut. Previously, he served as supervising producer of National Public Radio’s flagship news show, “All Things Considered.” He joined NPR in

Molly Bingham
Active Board

Molly Bingham is president and CEO of OrbMedia, Inc. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, the Washington Post, and others. “Ordinary Warriors,” published in Vanity Fair, won honorable mention

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

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.” Recently I led our show’s reporting team for “The Lords of the Rings,” which won the

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

David Furst
Active Board

David Furst is the International Picture Editor of The New York Times. Following nearly a decade as a photojournalist documenting conflicts in the Middle East, he switched gears and became an editor.

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 Future of War Fellow at New America.

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:

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

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

Mary Rajkumar
Active Board

Mary Rajkumar is the international enterprise editor for The Associated Press, where she has edited two Pulitzer finalist packages as well as stories that have won awards from the OPC

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,

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 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

Minky Worden
Associate Board

Minky Worden is a longtime OPC member, past board member, and she is also on the OPC Foundation board. As Human Rights Watch’s Director of Global Initiatives, she works with