The course faculty is the subject of change.


Michael J. Jordan

Michael J. Jordan is the lead trainer of this course — and a TOL trainer since 2007. Jordan is an American journalist, Communications Consultant and Storytelling Specialist currently based in Beijing and teaching International Journalism at three of China’s finest universities: Renmin…

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Sharron Lowell

Sharron Lovell

Sharron Lovell is the co-trainer of this course – and a multimedia journalist, whose work has been published by PBS, Newsweek, The Guardian, National Geographic books, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, ChinaFile, Foreign Policy, The Independent, The Financial Times and…

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Ben Cunningham

Benjamin Cunningham

Benjamin Cunningham is a Prague-based writer and journalist. He regularly contributes to The Economist, Politico, The Guardian and The Los Angeles Review of Books, and is a columnist for the Slovak daily Sme. He also teaches journalism at Anglo-American University…

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Jana Ciglerová

Jana Ciglerová studied journalism in Prague and international journalism in London. In the UK, she worked for The Observer and also published with the Evening Standard. She began her journalistic career as a media correspondent for the biggest Czech daily Mlada fronta Dnes while still…

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Tereza Engelová

Tereza Engelová is freelance journalist, moderator and filmmaker.  She studied journalism at Charles University, and documentary filmmaking in the University of London. She also taught journalism and documentary filmmaking at the women’s university in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Her reports appeared in Hlidaci Pes.org and…

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Jeremy Druker

Jeremy Druker is the executive director of Transitions, one of Central and Eastern Europe’s leading media development organizations, and editor in chief of TOL’s flagship publication, Transitions. He is also founder/CEO of Press Start, the first global crowdfunding platform designed…

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