Daniel James Clark

Daniel James Clark attended college at the University of Nevada, Reno, where he received a bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in photography and a minor in journalism. He lives with his family in Henderson, Nevada, where he spends his time as a homemaker, photographing news events, maintaining a nonprofit website and writing stories.

Yashika Torib

Yashika Torib is a maritime journalist, marine environment volunteer, public speaker, educator, author, and traveler. Her exposure with the Philippine maritime industry spans 15 years of writing and reporting for several print and broadcast maritime media, covering issues about crewing, maritime education and training, domestic and international shipping, maritime security, marine environmental protection, and interests

Julianne Pepitone

Julianne Pepitone spent years on staff at CNN Business and then at NBC News, covering consumer tech, cybersecurity and business. Now a freelance journalist, she works with clients including IEEE Spectrum, HGTV Magazine, Memorial Sloan Kettering, NYMag.com, Glassdoor, Popular Mechanics, Cosmopolitan, Town & Country, Thrillist and The Village Voice.

Jenna Gottlieb

Based in Iceland, Jenna Gottlieb is a freelance journalist and Iceland guidebook author. She has written for publications including the Associated Press, CNN Travel and Quartz. Before moving to Iceland in 2012, she worked in New York on the staffs of Pensions & Investments, American Banker and Private Equity International. Jenna is the author of

Erika Piñeros

Erika Piñeros is a multimedia journalist investigating and reporting on human rights, sexual violence, migration, conflict and other socio-political issues in Southeast Asia, Latin America and East Africa. She has reported on issues including sexual violence, internal displacement, kidnapping, migration, land grabbing and and the depletion of natural resources. Her first paycheck: “When I moved

Taro Karibe

Based in Tokyo, Taro Karibe is a Japanese freelance Photographer. He has contributed to publications including WIRED, Washington Post, Der Spiegel, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes Japan, and Newsweek Japan. He has also worked on creating personal artworks and shown them internationally. Major awards include PDN Photo Annual (USA). His first paycheck: “It was 2012

Fiske Nyirongo

Based in Lusaka, Zambia, Fiske Nyirongo is a freelance writer and journalist. She has written for publications including Healthline, Black Ballad and GAVI. She is a staff writer at Meeting of Minds, a British publication tailored towards the stories of Black Women and girls. She is also a published children’s author and short story writer. 

Annam Lodhi

Annam Lodhi is a freelance journalist based in Islamabad, Pakistan. Working since 2013, Annam won the AGAHI Award for data journalism in 2020. Her work focuses on human rights, tech and culture, usually through a gendered lens. She has been published in The African Report, Ozy, Diplomat, Eureka Street, Dawn, among other publications. She can

Yukai Peng

Yukai Peng is a visual journalist based in Beijing, China. He is currently a news editor for a state-owned media. Prior to that, Yukai was the photo intern for Deseret News, a daily newspaper in Salt Lake City. Born and raised in Beijing, Yukai has studied and worked in the United States for almost eight

Irene Caselli

Irene Caselli is the founder of The First 1,000 Days, a fully reader-supported newsletter that covers early childhood. A native of Naples, Italy, she has lived in a dozen countries around Europe and the Americas. After working for a decade as a foreign correspondent in Latin America, in 2019 she became the First 1,000 Days