Staff

Jon Sawyer's picture
Executive Director

Jon Sawyer is executive director of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a non-profit organization that funds independent reporting with the intent of raising the standard of media coverage of global affairs and that also...

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 educational outreach. As managing director,...

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 20 years of experience in communications and digital marketing, with a strong emphasis on international...

Hannah Berk's picture
Education Coordinator

Hannah Berk is education coordinator with the Pulitzer Center. Previously, they taught English, international issues, and creative writing in a rural community through the Chilean Ministry of Education and served as Digital Editor for Asymptote...

Jin Ding's picture
Marketing and Communications Manager

Jin joined the Pulitzer Center team in 2014 with focuses on marketing, diversity outreach, impact research, event planning, and graphic design. In a past life, she worked for NBC Sports as a nation-wide marketing research...

Katherine Doyle's picture
Editor

Katherine Doyle is Editor at the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, and a Paul Miller Fellow with the National Press Foundation. A former Goldschmidt Fellow with the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing, Katherine...

Caroline Ford's picture
Legal Fellow

Caroline Ford is a legal fellow at the Pulitzer Center and currently a rising second-year law student at Case Western Reserve School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio. She graduated from Miami University with Bachelor of...

Domonique Green's picture
Intern

Domonique Green is a Pulitzer Center intern and is currently studying Electronic Studio at Howard University. Domonique is passionate about issues such as gun violence, mass incarceration, immigration, and LGBTQ+ rights. To help those who...

Dan Haverty's picture
Intern

Dan Haverty is an intern at the Pulitzer Center and a recent graduate of University College Cork where he received his MA in International Relations. He also holds a BA in Political Science from the...

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 served as the Tribune...

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...

Elana King-Nakaoka's picture
Intern

Elana King-Nakaoka is an intern with the Pulitzer Center and a recent graduate of Georgetown University, where she received her BS in Biology of Global Health. Elana is passionate about refugee and immigration issues and...

Indira Lakshmanan's picture
Executive Editor

Executive Editor Indira Lakshmanan has reported from more than 80 countries on six continents for leading U.S. newspapers, radio, television and a wire service. She's traveled overseas with presidents and secretaries of state, and interviewed...

Devani Lemmon's picture
Education Intern

Devani Lemmon is an education intern at the Pulitzer Center and a graduate student in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program at George Washington University. She believes that education and the promotion of under-reported...

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 for Pulitzer Center for several...

Meghana Mysore's picture
Intern

Meghana Mysore is an intern with the Pulitzer Center and a senior at Yale studying English. She is passionate about journalism and writing and wants to learn about stories that are not routinely told. She...

Karen Oliver's picture
Director of Finance & Administration

It was a passion for global affairs and effective non-profit management that brought Karen Oliver to the Pulitzer Center in 2017. She provides administrative support to our creative, hard-working and energetic team so that facilities...

Ann Peters's picture
University and Community Outreach Director

Ann Peters oversees the Pulitzer Center's Campus Consortium program, which creates opportunities for journalists, students and faculty to examine global issues across disciplines at a growing network of university and college partners and offers international...

Steve Sapienza's picture
Senior Strategist, Collaborative News Partnerships

Steve Sapienza is an experienced 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 is an editor at the Pulitzer Center and director of its Campus Consortium student fellow program. She has reported on children at risk in Congo , Haiti , Bangladesh , and...

Mark Schulte's picture
Education Director

Mark Schulte directs the national K-12 education program for the Pulitzer Center, a position he has held since 2012.

Before coming to the Pulitzer Center in 2011, he taught global issues-based journalism for nearly...

Claire Seaton's picture
Multimedia Coordinator

Claire Seaton is the multimedia coordinator at the Pulitzer Center and a recent graduate of the College of William & Mary, where she studied Communications and Sociology. Claire is passionate about media literacy and production,...