Jon Sawyer's picture
Executive Director
Contact Jon: jsawyer[AT]pulitzercenter.org Jon Sawyer is executive director of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a non-profit organization that funds independent reporting with the intent of...
Nathalie Applewhite's picture
Managing Director
Nathalie joined the Pulitzer Center in 2006, shortly after its founding, and has played a key role in the development of the Center's model and approach towards journalism initiatives and...
Jeff Barrus's picture
Communications Director
Jeff Barrus joined the Pulitzer Center as Communications Director in 2016. A graduate of the University of Maryland, he has over 18 years of experience in communications and digital marketing, with...
Emily Baumgaertner's picture
Health Projects Coordinator
Emily Baumgaertner coordinates global health projects and partnerships for the Pulitzer Center. Prior to joining the Pulitzer Center, Emily earned her Master of Public Health degree in global health...
Jin Ding's picture
Marketing Coordinator
Jin Ding is a graduate of SUNY Cortland, where she received a Master’s degree in international sports management. In 2012 Jin had the opportunity to study in London and to work as an Olympics...
Katherine Doyle's picture
Associate Editor
Katherine is interested in feedback mechanisms in built social, political and economic systems.
Tom Hundley's picture
Senior Editor
Before joining the Pulitzer Center, Tom Hundley was a newspaper journalist for 36 years, including nearly two decades as a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Tribune. During that time he...
Marvin Kalb's picture
Senior Adviser
The career of senior adviser Marvin Kalb spans three decades of award-winning reporting and commentary for CBS and NBC, including a turn as host of Meet the Press. He then served 25 years as founding...
Rebecca Kaplan is the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellow at the Pulitzer Center. Rebecca earned her PhD in history of health sciences at UC San Francisco and her MS in epidemiology at UTHealth School of...
Akela Lacy's picture
Project Coordinator
Akela Lacy is a graduate of the College of William & Mary where she earned her B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Italian. At the Pulitzer Center she supports land rights projects with data mining...
Fareed Mostoufi's picture
Senior Education Manager
Fareed Mostoufi is part of the education team at Pulitzer Center, where he focuses on designing classroom resources and connecting journalists to students. He has been a freelance curriculum writer...
Ann Peters's picture
Director of Development and Outreach
Ann Peters has worked as journalist, lawyer and director of non-profit initiatives. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Georgetown University Law Center, Ann began her...
Steve Sapienza's picture
Senior Producer
Steve Sapienza is an award-winning news and documentary producer who has covered a wide range of human security stories in dozens of countries, including the HIV crisis in Haiti and the Dominican...
kem knapp sawyer's picture
Contributing Editor
Kem's books for young readers include Grace Akallo and the Pursuit of Justice for Child Soldiers, Refugees: Seeking a Safe Haven, and The Underground Railroad in American...
Mark Schulte's picture
Education Director
Mark Schulte has taught global issues-based journalism for nearly ten years, most recently founding an international network of high school reporters online with members in more than 50 countries...
Lauren Shepherd's picture
Education Outreach Coordinator
Lauren Shepherd is part of the education team, working to engage students K-12 and post-secondary levels with global journalism, community awareness, and reporting skills. We bring journalists to...
Evey Wilson's picture
Associate Producer
Evey is a photojournalist, filmmaker and multimedia producer. She holds two bachelor’s degrees in Religion and Journalism from the University of Georgia where she was named a McGill Fellow for her...
Joan Woods's picture
Capital Campaign Director
Joan Woods joined the Pulitzer Center as Campaign Director in 2016. A graduate of Howard University, she has over 25 years of nonprofit fundraising and communications experience, with a strong...