2011 WPI Fellows


Ms. Natalia Montagna, is an anchor and producer for Channel 10 TV News in Mar Del Plata. She writes, produces and hosts a TV program called “Línea de Tiempo” which is about international issues, history and biographies for Channel 10 TV News.


Ms. Siobhan Heanue is a TV journalist and presenter for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) in Canberra. She also produces and presents Culture Quarter, which airs on ABC’s 24-hour news channel and presents stories of cultural significance for a national audience.


Mr. Alexandre Rodrigues Jorge is a reporter at the daily paper O Estado de S. Paulo. He reports on business, politics and development from the Rio de Janeiro office.


Ms. Lin Meilian is senior reporter and section chief of the in-depth section at the English-language Global Times newspaper in Beijing. She has also worked with the Japanese newspaper Mainichi and RTL Dutch Television.


Ms. Ethar El Katatney is a freelance journalist working in Cairo whose work has appeared on CNN and in Egypt Today and Business Today, Egypt’s premier English-language publications.


Ms. Eija Väliranta is a journalist and web producer with Apu, a weekly magazine, in Helsinki. She has also worked as a script writer and photo journalist.


Ms. Namrata Acharya is a principal correspondent with the Business Standard newspaper in Kolkata covering the financial sector, including banks, micro-finance, insurance and non-banking finance companies.


Ms. Andra Miron is executive producer of Publika TV in Chisinau, the first 24-hour news channel in Moldova. Before that, she was a senior journalist and trainings manager at Realitatea TV in Bucharest, Romania.


Mr. Waqar Gillani is staff reporter with The News on Sunday (TNS), the weekend edition of The News International, a leading English daily of Pakistan in Lahore.


Mr. Benon Oluka is a special projects writer for the Daily Monitor newspaper in Kampala, where he does in-depth investigative reporting on such subjects as the economy, politics, agriculture and regional issues and their implications.