Khanh Vu is a rising junior from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam,. She studies computer science and recently completed a course in writing creative non-fiction led by Professor John McPhee. In her spare time, she volunteers to tutor people in prison.


Isaac Wolfe, a rising junior, is studying philosophy and Near Eastern studies. He is passionate about the people at the heart of journalistic storytelling, and has experience in investigative reporting and business journalism.


Emily Spalding, a rising junior, is a comparative literature major from Richmond, Va. She studies Russian and Spanish literature and language, but is never far from a newsroom. When she isn’t working as a senior news writer for The Daily Princetonian, she can be found writing and playing music, giving tours in the Princeton University Art Museum or working on her next screenplay.


Matthew Miller, a rising senior from Philadelphia, is studying media policy at the Woodrow Wilson School and also is in the American Studies, French, Arabic, and Near Eastern Studies programs at Princeton. He is passionate about photography and reporting on the people and politics behind the story.


Karolen Eid is a rising sophomore from Bayonne, NJ. Her interests include international affairs, investigative journalism and politics. She enjoys traveling, exploring new places and telling stories.


Maia Hamin is a rising junior from Amherst, Mass. She is a computer science major with an interest in the intersection of technology and fields like journalism, cognitive science and social science. When not reporting, she contributes to the fake news epidemic as the editor-in-chief of the Princeton Tiger (“Mildly literate humor since 1882”).


Lazaros Beltsios is a journalist and producer for Skai TV in Athens whose investigative work appears on the weekly news magazine The New Files.



Joe Stephens, Ferris Professor of Journalism in Residence at Princeton University,  spent 17 years as a staff writer and investigative reporter for The Washington Post. He has reported and conducted journalism training in the U.S., Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America. He has won more than 30 journalism honors, including an Overseas Press Club award and three George Polk Memorial Awards. He is a three-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.