Alison Baskerville is a freelance documentary photographer based in the UK. After graduating with a Masters in Photojournalism from the University of Westminster she has covered areas effected by conflict such as Afghanistan, Gaza, Mali and Somaliland. A former member of the Armed Forces Alison is still engaged in the aftermath of war and regularly works either independently or on commission for non governmental organizations and media outlets. Using narratives which combine recorded interviews and images Alison works towards storytelling with integrity and a focus on the representation of the subjects. Her work has been exhibited across the UK and Europe.
Anastasia Moloney is a print journalist based in Bogotá, Colombia. She is the Latin America and Caribbean correspondent for the Thomas Reuters Foundation. She reports on humanitarian affairs and women’s rights issues from across the region, with a particular interest in Colombia’s conflict, reproductive rights, gang violence in El Salvador and Haiti. Before joining the Thomson Reuters Foundation in 2009, Anastasia was a freelance journalist in Colombia. She has been the correspondent in Bogotá for the Financial Times and her work has appeared in leading UK newspapers, including The London Times, The Guardian and The Independent. Anastasia holds a BA in History, a Master’s degree in History and Anthropology and a teaching degree from the University of London.
Alice Proujansky is a freelance photojournalist based in New York. She photographs women and labor: birth, work, motherhood and identity. Her work has been published by New York Magazine, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, The New Republic, Fast Company, the Guardian and others. She has received support from the Magnum Foundation, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, the Solutions Journalism Network and the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, and was selected for Review Santa Fe 2014 and the New York Portfolio Review 2016. Her first book, Go Photo! An Activity Book for Kids was recently published by Aperture. Alice graduated from New York University and has taught photography to at-risk young people and their teachers since 2002, currently through Aperture. Her photographs have been exhibited at the Museum of the City of New York, International Photo Festival Leiden, Photoville, the Oso Bay Biennial, San José Foto and United Photo Industries.
Gabriela Martinez is a print journalist based in Tijuana, Mexico. She currently writes for The Economist and Newsweek Baja California. Her work has been published in Milenio and La Jornada. She also collaborates with CNN, BBC London and National Geographic covering economics, drug trafficking and money laundering. Her reporting has particularly focused on human rights, violence and sexual exploitation and she is interested in reporting about the environment and natural resources. Gabriela attended the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.
Irene Savio is a print and broadcast journalist based in Rome, Italy. Her work focuses on Migration, Human Rights, Religion, International Politics and Conflicts. She has covered, on the ground, the hostilities in Ukraine and Syria, the socioeconomic conflict in Greece, the unsuccessful referendum of independence in Scotland, the dramatic migrant crisis in the Balkans and the trip of pope Francis —traveling on the papal plane— to Cuba and Mexico. She has also interviewed several presidents and primer ministers. Her work has been published by the Spanish desk of the agency Agence France Presse and currently, she writes for El Periódico de Catalunya, Newsweek en español, Esglobal, among other outlets. Irene is also writing a book, with a Spanish colleague, on the European refugee and migrant crisis. She is ‘permanently accredited’ to the Holy See since 2008 and has a postgraduate degree in Digital Journalism.
Jessica Weiss is a bilingual multimedia journalist at Univision based in Miami, Florida. Jessica is part of Univision’s first-ever English-language digital reporting team. She previously worked as a staff writer at the alt-weekly Miami New Times newspaper. Before moving to Miami, she was a freelance correspondent in Bogotá, Colombia, and before that, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is most passionate about stories related to Latin America, diversity and women’s rights, climate change and the environment. Her previous bylines include the New York Times, Ms. Magazine and Fast Company Magazine. She holds a Master’s of Professional Studies in Journalism from Georgetown University.
Molly O’Toole is a senior reporter at Foreign Policy covering the 2016 election and national security based in Washington, D.C. Previously, she was the lone politics reporter for Atlantic Media’s Defense One. O’Toole has worked as a news editor at The Huffington Post and reported for The Atlantic, Reuters, The Nation, the Associated Press and Newsweek International, among others, from Washington, New York, Mexico City, and London. Her focus is national and international politics through a human rights lens, particularly conflict prevention, detention and counterterrorism, sexual violence in conflict, refugees and immigration. She received her dual-master’s degree in journalism and international relations from New York University, and her bachelor’s from Cornell University.
Tennessee Jane Watson is a radio producer, documentary artist and educator based in Mazama, Washington. She has produced nationally distributed radio features, award-winning films, oral histories, public sound installations and youth media projects. Across disciplines her practice is defined by a collaborative and community-based approach. The daughter of the late journalist Nancy Woodhull, she continues her mother’s legacy of using the media to amplify historically silenced voices. Her work has focused on social justice, immigration and migration, criminal justice transparency, and economic justice. Watson has an MFA in Integrated Media Arts from Hunter College.