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Niken Riwu

Video Journalist, Metro TV

Niken is a video journalist from Indonesia who has worked for Metro TV for almost nine years. During her time there, she has documented the stories of children and villagers at the Timor Leste border, at the southernmost province of East Nusa Tenggara, at the Indonesia-Malaysia border, West Kalimantan, and in Central Sulawesi. In 2019 she travelled to Norway to create a documentary about social culture, infrastructure and education there in partnership with Innovation Norway. She's also covered contemporary issues in Australia as part of the Elizabeth O'Neill Journalism Award programme.

Project title: Bridging education access gaps in remote areas of Indonesia

Sponsor: Fondation Botnar