FIJ Board changes

FIJ is happy to announce two new board members, Alan Berlow and Anu Narayanswamy.

Alan Berlow is a freelance reporter, a former foreign correspondent for NPR, and author of Dead Season, A Story of Murder and Revenge. His work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic and Harpers. Berlow has himself received two FIJ grants, in 1977 and 1991. He is a board member of the Morton K. and Jane Blaustein Foundation.

Anu Narayanswamy is a data reporter for The Washington Post, working on the political enterprise team with a focus on money in politics and government accountability. She has previous investigative reporting experience both at the Center for Public Integrity and the Sunlight Foundation. Originally from Mumbai, India, she has a Master’s in Journalism from the University of Missouri – Columbia and is a member of the IRE/NICAR.

At the same time, Doris Truong will be leaving the board after a three-year term. FIJ wishes her the best of luck as she continues as the director of training and diversity at the Poynter Institute.