Five Journalist Fellows join the Reuters Institute in January 2024

They will join the programme along with our continuing Journalist Fellows and will focus on a project related to journalism
2nd January 2024

Five journalists from Europe, Africa and Asia are joining the Reuters Institute this term. They represent a range of media outlets from print and digital to radio broadcasting, with expertise spanning a number of topics including climate, culture, social issues, politics, economics and more. As well as taking part in an enriching schedule of seminars, discussions and opportunities to engage with our research team, they will each explore in depth a topic of relevance to them and the wider news industry. Read more about each of them and their work below. They will join our current Journalist Fellows who are continuing from last term.

Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

Freelance journalist
Sponsor: Thomson Reuters Foundation

Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff is an award-winning freelance journalist, book editor, columnist, host, and creative with focuses on features and profiles on identity, culture, lifestyle, travel, media, and social politics.

Project topic: Missing people of colour.

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Osamah Golpy

Deputy Head, Assignment Desk, Rudaw Media Network
Sponsor: Mona Megalli

Osamah Golpy is Deputy Head of the assignment desk at the Erbil-based Rudaw Media Network. His role is to assign and oversee a diverse team of reporters both at home and abroad. He is a language lover; he is Kurdish, knows English and Persian, and has good knowledge of Arabic.

Project topic: How to report accurately from a distance: journalistic lessons from Iran protests coverage and elsewhere.

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Jun Suzuki

Desk Editor, Nikkei
Sponsor: Nikkei Inc

Jun brings over a decade of expertise in international reporting, specialising in political and economic developments within emerging Asian nations. From 2016 to 2020, he led the Jakarta bureau chief for Nikkei.

Project topic: International news reporting in the age of AI.

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Ingeborg Vigerust Rangul

Journalist, Fagbladet
Sponsor: Fritt Ord

Ingeborg has worked as a journalist since 1998. First in a regional newspaper in the far north of Norway, right at the border to Russia, before moving on to the trade press and more specifically Norway's largest trade union magazine distributed monthly to 400,000 members.

Project topic: The potential for constructive journalism.

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Samuel Thomas

Editor, Taraba State Broadcasting Service, Jalingo
Sponsor: Laudes Foundation

Samuel Thomas is a radio journalist and editor at the Taraba State Broadcasting Service, (TSBS) Jalingo. He is also a producer of a programme called 'Climate Matters', which focuses on the impact of climate change on his agricultural state, and potential solutions.

Project topic: The impact of the farmer/herder crisis in Northeast Nigeria.

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