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Chad is a Senior Digital Producer for CNN Philippines, where he manages the editorial content for the website and social media platforms, and oversees video production for both broadcast and digital.
Caleb is the founder of the nonprofit Earth Plus, an associate at a leading law firm in Nigeria, a freelance journalist published in The Guardian as well as other newspapers, a Fellow of the Barrack Obama Young African Leaders Initiative, and was named in 2016 by the United Nations Alliance of Civilisation (UNAOC) as one of 20 Young Peacebuilders in West Africa. This year, he was announced the winner of the Environmental/Moral Leadership Category of the Junior Chamber International Nigeria.
James Chavula is an award-winning journalist in Malawi. Since attending a Climate Tracker training, he’s diversified his coverage to how the average Malawian is affected profoundly by climate change.