Eliot Stempf (He/him) is head of high risk for BuzzFeed and based out of London. He works globally with staff and freelancers to build a more aggressive, resilient news organization. His particular focus is on improving risk assessment practices and training curricula for journalists. Previously, Eliot worked in humanitarian aid and development in the Middle East.
“Increasing diversity within the discipline of news security is paramount to meet the needs of newsrooms, and will make for safer journalism in an increasingly complex media landscape. I’m grateful for the chance to work with IWMF and ROAAAR in this program to take active steps to drive that change.”