1968 WPI Fellows


Jorge Horacio Sethson, reporter for La Nacion, one of the largest newspapers in Buenos Aires, and for Atlantida magazine, specializing in economics and general affairs


Vincent Ross Smith is a member of the senior reporting staff of The Australian daily newspaper. His responsibilities include political and parliamentary coverage and national development stories


Nilo De Souza Martins is assistant chief reporter of Fatos & Fotos, one of Brazil’s largest weekly magazines

Costa Rica

Danilo Arias Madrigal is chief reporter for La Nacion, the largest circulation daily in Costra Rica


Laurent Chenard is a parliamentary reporter for the Central Press Agency in Paris. Previously he was an editor and reporter for L’est Republicain and worked in the information branch of the International Labor Office in Geneva


Jochen Becher established his own feature syndicate in 1966 and is a regular contributor to a dozen diaily newspapers and several magazines in Germany


Hidetoshi Yoshimoto is a reporter in the foreign news section, Tokyo bureau, of the Nishinippon Shimbun


Mohamed Hatim is news editor for the Voice of Kenya in Nairobi. He has an extensive background in radio reporting, editing, production and programming.


Fausto F. Ponte is a reporter for the daily newspaper Excelsior in Mexico City and for the Mexican national news agency PIMSA

Republic of China

David Wang is an editor and translator for the foreign news department of the Central News Agency in Tapipei

South Africia

Raymond Smuts is a reporter for the Eastern Province Herald, a morning daily newspaper in Port Elizabeth.


Oloph Anders Hansson is a news editor in the Swedish television department of the Swedish Broadcasting Corporation in Stockholm


Cetin Ozbayrak is a reporter for the Cumhuriyet Gazetei, a major daily newspaper in Ankara. His major responsibilities are covering the Turkish Prime Minister and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

United Kindgom

Max MacDonald Hastings is a reporter and feature writer for the Evening Standard in London. He has also worked for the BBC, French and German television stations.


Branko Kekic is editor of the Belgrade edition of Vecernje Novosti, the largest circulation daily in Yugoslavia