ACFJ student, alumni receive international photo awards

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Visual literacy student Yusuf Ahmed and DPJ alumni A.M. Ahad and Soham Gupta were among the 10 photographers recognized in Transparency International’s youth photo and writing competition last month. Their photos bested around 500 entries on the theme ‘Illustrate the negative effects that corruption has on your world,’ according to the organizer’s website.

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.