We did it again. Our COP24 campaign this year resulted in more than 400 articles published in over 50 countries. After a long selection process that included rating articles and conducting personal interviews, Climate Tracker was finally able to choose these 10 awesome fellows that will join us at COP24.
Make sure to follow their stories on social media!
MARÍA JULIA ARANA, ARGENTINA
María Julia Arana is an independent journalist specialized in environment, sustainability and climate change. She is press manager at ComunicaRSE, the first Hispanic online media specialized in Sustainable Development. She is also a freelance journalist who writes articles about climate change on media such as Clarín (Argentina) and La Razón (Bolivia).
Check out her work here: http://claves21.com.ar/g20-gas-vaca-muerta-energia-renovable/
SHARON TSHIPA, BOTSWANA
Sharon Tshipa is an international multimedia journalist based in Botswana and an award winning fiction writer and development scholar. She works as a part time journalists for Xinhua News Agency, Botswana Bureau and freelances for several local and international media houses like Weekend Post, Global Post, Agence France Presse, and Juka Africa Agency among others.
Read one of her articles: https://www.newsday.co.zw/2018/08/botswanas-role-in-addressing-climate-change-raises-eyebrows/
MANKA BEHL, INDIA
Manka is a Senior Correspondent working with the Times of India newspaper, India’s No. 1 English daily. She holds a master’s degree in Mass Communication and majored in English Literature and Psychology. Her stories mainly cover pollution, climate change and its impact on public health.
MERIEM KHADRAOUI, TUNISIA
Meriem Khadraoui is a journalist and editor in chief at the Tunisian National Press Agency “Tunis Afrique Press”. She has more than 17 years of experience as a journalist and collaborates with newspapers and magazines in Tunisia and aboard.
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HANS NICHOLAS JONG, INDONESIA
Hans is an Indonesia-based environmental journalist for Mongabay.com, focusing on forestry and climate change. Previously worked in the Jakarta Post, the biggest english-speaking newspaper of Indonesia for 5 years.
Check out his work here: https://news.mongabay.com/2018/08/on-an-island-in-the-sun-coal-power-is-king-over-abundant-solar/
ANNAMARIA LEHOCZKY, HUNGARY
Annamária Lehoczky is a climate expert and a passionate environmental journalist from Hungary, reporting on environmental-social issues, sustainable solutions and climate innovations. She is looking forward to covering under-reported topics in the Hungarian media such as gender, health and climate.
Here is one of her articles: http://greenfo.hu/hirek/2018/11/27/vege-a-szenalapu-energianak-magyarorszagon
ANDREW WASIKE, KENYA
Andrew is a journalist from Kenya working with Deutsche Welle covering East and Central Africa with a focus on humanitarian and environmental issues through a segment called Planet Living. Most of his work is on radio and he has done numerous reports on climate change across East and Central Africa.
Have a look at his work here: https://www.dw.com/en/africa-link-on-air-25-july-2018/av-44825133
JHESSET ENANO, THE PHILIPPINES
Jhesset Thrina Enano is a reporter for the Philippine Daily Inquirer, an English daily broadsheet, assigned to metro and education beats. She also writes stories on climate and the environment, which is her personal advocacy. She has been recognized for her story on poor children receiving classical music lessons for free and for her series on the martial law years in the Philippines.
GABRIELA LAZARCZYK, POLAND
Gabriela is a news editor and journalist at business desk of well-known Polish daily Gazeta Wyborcza. Received a master’s degree in political science from Jagiellonian University. Background as a reporter on the environment, public transportations, urbanism, energy sector and waste management. Her special interests are: wind power, aviation and GHG emissions.
A sample of her work:
LUZ RAZAFIMBELO, MADAGASCAR
Luz is a social journalist for the most read malagasy news paper called Midi Madagasikara. She studied both ‘Interculturality and Management’, and ‘Intercultural mediation’ at the French department of the Antananarivo University.
Read one of her articles here: