Kharel, DPJ graduate, bags photo awards

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Three of Sailendra Kharel’s images were recognized in the International Money Express (IME)-Global IME Bank Nepal photo contest and exhibition 069 held in July. Kharel’s still image about the local women of the Mustang district of Nepal was named as the Photo of the Year while his still image of a young cyclist watching the

Alumnus wins ICJ religion journ award

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For his story on Saudi Arabia’s rehabilitation program for former Al-Qaeda recruits, Syed Nazakat (MA Journalism, 2009; ACFJ fellow) has won the International Center for Journalists’ (ICJ) Christiane Amanpour Award for Religion Journalism.

Nepali alumni participate in new media reporting challenge

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Three days of seclusion. Five journalists. Interviews done purely online.

ACFJ alumni Rajneesh Bhandari and Guna Raj Luitel were among the journalists who took part in New Media Gufa 2012 held at Hotel Mandap, Thamel, Nepal, 7 – 10 September 2012. Bhandari represented Kantipur Television while Luitel, Nagarik Daily.

Indian alumna in BBC project

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An alumna of the ACFJ’s multimedia journalism program will take part in an experimental ethnographic study of the University of Leuphana in Lüneburg, Germany for the BBC.