2023 OCEAN REPORTING FELLOW (ASIA)
Abdus Somad began his journalism career as a contributor for various media outlets such as Suara.com, Gatra, and Tempo.co in 2017. He started working for Jaring. id—a non-profit media outlet based in Jakarta focuses on investigative reporting—in 2019.
Somad has received numerous national and regional journalism fellowships and awards on the topics of corruption, environment, human rights, wildlife trafficking, and science.