Douglas Todd, religion and migration writer, The Vancouver Sun, Canada
Rachael Kohn, religion broadcaster for ABC Radio National, Australia
Endy Bayuni, senior editor at The Jakarta Post, Indonesia
Pedro Brieger, religion journalist, broadcaster and sociologist, Argentina
Waqar Gillani, special correspondent for The News on Sunday, Pakistan
Yazeed Kamaldien, journalist and photographer, South Africa
Maria-Paz Lopez, senior feature writer for La Vanguardia, Spain
J.D. Vital, journalist and author, Brazil
Peggy Fletcher Stack, journalist, United States
IN the IARJ’s ongoing development of peer-to-peer resources and opportunities for journalists covering religious diversity, our board names Regional Representatives. In appointing these highly respected journalists to act on behalf of the IARJ in their parts of the world, the board …
- Empowers these representatives to organize regional IARJ gatherings or training events in keeping with our core commitment to peer-to-peer collaboration and learning.
- Invites IARJ members who are based in these regions to contact these regional representatives directly for news about our organization—or to suggest ideas for future projects or events.
- Encourages regional circles of professionals to set up online discussion groups through email or social media apps for regular discussion and collaboration on issues of particular interest in these regions.
Our Regional Representatives are …
- Elisa Di Benedetto for Europe (Read more about Elisa, including links to her work.)
- Larbi Megari for Middle East and North Africa
- Pedro Brieger for Latin America
- Waqar Gillani for South Asia
- Endy Bayuni for East Asia
- Rachael Kohn for Australasia (Read more about Rachel, including links to her work.)
- Peggy Fletcher Stack for North America (Read more about Peggy, including links to her work.)