Maya Albanese is a multimedia reporter and filmmaker covering sustainability, music and technology. Her work has been published on The Huffington Post, The Washington Post, Coffee Talk, World Tea News, Fresh Cup Magazine, GreenBiz.com, Heritage Radio, NBC News, Telluride TV, and the Today Show. She speaks Spanish and French, and her work, studies and travel have taken her to 30 countries.
Scilla Alecci is an Italian investigative journalist and filmmaker based in New York. Scilla was previously based in Japan, where she covered the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, and the Fukushima nuclear disaster. She previously worked as a multimedia producer for Bloomberg News in Tokyo. Scilla's work has been published by Reuters, RAI, and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.
Nicole Ellis is a multimedia journalist and filmmaker based in New York. She has extensive experience with blind and physically disabled communities in New York and abroad. She is also the founder of www.navigatingnikki.com, an interactive travel website that facilitates cross-cultural dialogue and documents her journey around the world to over 20 countries over the course of two years. She has written, directed and produced short documentary videos profiling New Yorkers who have overcome challenging economic or social circumstances.
Nyasha Kadandara is a Zimbabwean-born multimedia journalist based in new York. Nyasha's work has covered a broad spectrum of areas including breaking news, human rights, ethnic communities and sports. She recently finished production of a short documentary addressing the themes of child abuse and addiction. Nyasha is currently the Columbia Fellow at Al Jazeera English in Doha, Qatar.
George Steptoe is a British investigative journalist and filmmaker based in New York. George has freelanced in Cambodia and Britain. His work has been published in Vice, The Daily Telegraph, The Diplomat, Prospect Magazine and Southeast Asia Globe.