giovanny
Training course: Sao Paulo – Brazil

Giovanny Vera Stephanes

An environmental communications graduate from Universidad Autónoma Gabriel René Moreno in Bolivia, Giovanny has 12 years of experience in the environmental field working with NGOs, protected areas, and journalism. He loves to develop and apply new technologies of communication and journalism and he is member of the Commission on Education and Communication of IUCN.

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Training course: Bucharest - Romania

Kemi Ajumobi

Kemi Ajumobi heads the Health Desk at BusinessDay Newspapers and is a graduate of Philosophy.
She has written several stories on health and has attended various conferences both locally and internationally.
Kemi also writes the People of Influence column, where she profiles men and women of influence and positive impact on the society. She is the coordinator and initiator of the annual women’s conference titled Inspiring Woman Conference and also the host of the radio show ‘Inspiring Woman with Kemi’. She was a nominee for ‘Journalist of the year award’ in 2011 organised by The Future Awards Team. A poet, some of her works have been featured in BusinessDay and other publications, it is regularly being featured in GEMWOMAN magazine. Unofficially, she sings, recites her poems, speaks at conferences organised for women and youths and MC’s at various events.

AngelaMinas
Training course: Bucharest - Romania

Angela Mae Minas

Angela is a science communicator and an enthusiast on using tools in knowledge management for development.
With skills in writing, media production and publication, and web content development, she handles themes such as agriculture, climate change, and natural resource management.
Currently, she works at the International Rice Research Institute.
As part of her advocacies, she also has personal projects related to youth development and environmental conservation.

http://about.me/angelamaeminas
Sintia Radu
Training course: Bucharest - Romania

Sintia Radu

Sintia Radu is managing editor of Esquire magazine in Romania, one of the leading magazines in the world with 20 international editions and 80 years of tradition. She’s been working in the media for eight years as a reporter, writer and editor. She covered business and environmental challenges for top televisions and radio stations in Romania, and is now concerned about human rights and discrimination. Sintia Radu is an awarded nonfiction author. She has a degree in Business Management and she was granted numerous scholarships to attend various training programs on journalism in the United States and Israel.

http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=186133740&trk=nav_responsive_tab_profile_pic
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Training course: Bucharest - Romania

Manoela Meyer

Manoela is a Brazilian journalist, graduated in Ecology. She also participated in an exchange program in Germany, where she studied Cinematic Arts. Having experience with digital media and audiovisual, Manoela covers preferably areas such as science, culture, health and education. She is currently part of the communication’s team in Akatu Institute, working with conscious consumption, beyond her personal projects, as producer of documentaries focused on social issues.

Elena Roda
Training course: Bucharest - Romania

Elena Roda

Elena is an Italian journalist, currently working as a full-time editor for Urbano Creativo News, online magazine focused on environment, smart city, and innovation. She obtained her Master’s degree in Journalism at the University of Milan in 2008. After some working experiences in media, publishing and international cooperation in Italy, Morocco and Norway, she joined the Erasmus Mundus Master in Journalism and Globalization in Denmark and Germany. She is part of the Climate News Mosaic team, collaborative journalism project to cover the COP-19 in Warsaw.

Rodrigo Vargas
Training course: Bucharest - Romania

Rodrigo Vargas

Rodrigo Vargas is a journalist, photographer and documentarist based in Mato Grosso, state located in the western part of Brazil. He’s been covering mostly environmental and social issues in the Amazon region for the past 16 years. Currently working as a reporter for Diário de Cuiabá newspaper, he is also a regular freelancer collaborator for national publications: such as Folha de S.Paulo and Globo Rural magazine.

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Training course: Bucharest - Romania

Mihaela Georgescu

Mihaela is a skilled communicator, trainer and journalist working in Romania. Her experience covers over 2 years of working in the media field, more than 3 years in public relations and she has been involved in over 10 international events, either as a representative of Romania or as an organizer. She is a founding member of the Romanian Youth Press (ASJC), being involved in voluntary work for more than 7 years. She has also delivered several training sessions in the media and communication related fields.

Marlon Luistro
Training course: Bucharest - Romania

Marlon Alexander Luistro

Marlon Alexander Luistro is a freelance journalist based in Batangas, Philippines, who holds a bachelor of arts degree in Communication. He was a former correspondent of The Philippine Daily Inquirer and currently editorial director of The Filipino Connection newspaper. He also contributes stories as news stringer for GMA Network Inc. His investigative report on pollution caused by the overcrowding of fish cages in Taal Lake, was chosen as finalist for Developing Asia Journalism Awards 2008 in Tokyo, Japan.

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Training course: Bucharest - Romania

Vadims Sondors

Vadims is Latvian currently working and studying in the UK. He studies MSc International Security at the University of Bristol and writes blogs for the Santander bank. In the past he was in the radio and print media in Southampton. Students are his main audience and he covers topics such as environment, higher education, conflict zones, culture and migration.

FelixGaedtke2
Training course: Lagos - Nigeria

Felix Gaedtke

Felix is a multimedia journalist working with outlets such as Al Jazeera English, Deutsche Welle, Asia Calling, Storyhunter etc. He is interested in under-reported regions and untold stories and focuses on political, social and environmental issues around the world.

http://felixgaedtke.com/

Ayodele
Training course: Lagos - Nigeria

Ayodele Adesanmi

Ayodele Adesanmi is a development Journalist with keen interest in environment reporting. He works with Development Communications (DevComs) Network in Nigeria as a media officer and freelances for the Big Issue Lagos in Nigeria. Ayodele writes for all DevComs Network online platforms including website, blog, facebook, twitter and so on.

Ajodeji
Training course: Lagos - Nigeria

Ayodeji Adeyemi

Ayodeji is a print journalist that works with Tell Magazine as  a Staff Writer. He writes across various beats such as Science, Environment, Sports, Entertainment, Health and politics. He has been nominated for several awards of which he has won five. The awards he has won include the CNN African Journalist Award for Sports in 2009,  the  Nigerian Media Merit Award, NNMA for capital market in 2010,  the Diamond Awards for Media Excellence, DAME for development in 2010, another DAME for Sports in 2010 and another NMMA for entertainment in 2012.

guilherme
Training course: Lagos - Nigeria

Guilherme Correia Da Silva

Guilherme is Portuguese and lives in Germany since 2008. He graduated in Communication Sciences, Universidade Nova of Lisbon. In Portugal, he worked for several local and regional radio and interned at Radio Renaissance. From the beginning of 2010 he is working as journalist for the Deutsche Welle in the program: “Português para África”.

http://www.dw.de/guilherme-correia-da-silva/a-16675946
BabyRuthVillarama
Training course: Lagos - Nigeria

Baby Ruth Villarama

Baby Ruth Villarama is a freelance producer and cinematographer working in documentary and narrative film production in the Philippines and the SE Asian region. Having begun with producing films and researching for international organizations, Ruth has since worked with the British Council, ILO-UNDP, National Geographic Channel, Mediacorp, Bloomberg TV, and CNN among others as a foreign correspondent. Today she is a works with the Voyage Film Studios to provide assistance to international and local independent filmmakers doing stories in the Philippines and its partner country regions.

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Training course: Lagos - Nigeria

Henrique Kugler

Henrique works as a science and environment reporter for the Brazilian magazine Ciência Hoje, a non-profit media organization that is part of the Brazilian Society for the Progress of Science (SBPC). He is also a postgraduate student in Geography and Environmental Analysis at the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR). Kugler writes on science and environmental issues since 2007, having produced a number of award-winning stories.

http://www.linkedin.com/pub/henrique-kugler/1b/211/269 - http://www.henriquekugler.com
Juan Torres
Training course: Lagos - Nigeria

Juan Torres

Juan Torres is a Brazilian journalist working in Correio, the biggest newspaper in the state of Bahia, Brazil. He is the coordinator editor of the local news team and is specializing in data journalism. Was nominated for the Data Journalism Awards (2012), Kurt Schork Awards (2012) and Premio Esso (Brazilian most important award in journalism, in 2011) with the series 1000 Vidas (1000 Lives), written along with the reporter Victor Uchoa, about 1000 homicides in the Brazilian city of Salvador.

thaisbrianezi
Training course: Sao Paulo – Brazil

Thaís Brianezi

Thaís is a Brazilian reporter working as a environmental journalist since 2005, when she moved to the Amazon region as a special multimedia reporter of the Brazilian Communication Agency. Currently, she helps to organize communication training courses in the School of Activism for Sustainability and also is a founding member of the International Environmental Communication Asociation.

Nika_FEJS
Training course: Sao Paulo – Brazil

Nika Aleksejeva

Nika is a Latvian freelance journalist working for print and covering education and social topics. She also coordinates the organization “FEJS Latvia” which works to empower young journalists helping them to become skilful professionals and to increase the quality of journalism.

http://lv.linkedin.com/in/nikaaleksejeva
mariancodilla
Training course: Sao Paulo – Brazil

Marian Christie Codilla

Marian is a Filipino journalist working as a senior reporter in the “Cebu Daily News”: a community paper affiliated with Philippine Daily Inquirer the largest selling broadsheet in the country. She reports on environment, transportation, health and politics related stories.

http://ph.linkedin.com/in/mariancodilla
Larasogorski
Training course: Sao Paulo – Brazil

Lara Sogorski

Lara is a German freelance journalist reporting on economic and environmental issues for various media: newspapers, magazines and online platforms.

http://www.xing.com/profile/Lara_Sogorski
bukolaadebayo
Training course: Sao Paulo – Brazil

Bukola Olushola Adebayo

Bukola is a Nigerian science journalist writing fr one of the most-widely red newspaper in Nigeria. Her work focuses on reporting on development, environment and science related issues.

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Training course: Sao Paulo – Brazil

Bruno Deiro

Bruno is a Brazilian journalist working as reporter for environmental issues in the national newspaper “O Estado de S. Paulo”. He is at present deepening his skills in the relations between new technologies and journalism.

http://br.linkedin.com/pub/bruno-deiro/20/baa/7a9
Anna valmero
Training course: Sao Paulo – Brazil

Anna Valmero

Anna is a Filipino reporter working as assistant producer with multi-awarded Filquest Media Concepts, publisher of LOQAL.ph and freezine, IndieHouse.ph and RockloQal.ph. She writes, takes photos and produces video content for stories that center on politics, health, science, travel, small and medium enterprises.

http://about.me/annavalmero
anna platpire
Training course: Sao Paulo – Brazil

Anna Platpire

Anna is a Latvian reporter working for Radio of Latvia, national radio station, as senior correspondent at the news department. She covers stories about environment, education, health, science.

http://lv.linkedin.com/pub/anna-platpire/10/7bb/89a
Ana Manuela Strinu
Training course: Sao Paulo – Brazil

Ana Manuela Strinu

Ana Manuela Strinu is a Romanian reporter working in Digi24 in Timisoara, Romania. Here, she covers social and economic issues, trying to combine her technological background with her passion for reporting.

http://ro.linkedin.com/in/manuelastrinu
alexandra-popescu
Training course: Sao Paulo – Brazil

Alexandra Popescu

Alexandra is a Romanian journalist working for National Geographic Magazine and National Geographic Traveler in Romania. For the past three years, she covered for both magazines, topics like environmental changes, scientific discoveries or consumption patterns.

http://ro.linkedin.com/pub/alexandra-popescu/28/95b/59a