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Since launching in 2017, the program has welcomed participants from 12 countries and a variety of media outlets. Fellows create strong bonds with colleagues and Chicago Booth’s world-class faculty while building their knowledge and reporting skills to enhance public discourse around politics and the economy.

Past Participants


Stephen Carroll, France24, Ireland
Adam Creighton, The Australian, Australia
Saptarishi Dutta, BBC, India
Xinning Liu, Financial Times, China
Rachel Premack, Business Insider, US
Gloria Riva, L’Espresso, Italy
Samuel Sanya, The New Vision, Uganda
Nicole Torres, Harvard Business Review, US


Avi Asher-Schapiro, Independent Investigative Reporter, US
Thomas Hale, Financial Times, UK
Megha Mandavia, The Economic Times, India
Daniel Matamala, CNN Chile, Chile
Jayme Poisson, Toronto Star, Canada     
Jacob Schlesinger, Wall Street Journal, US
Dylan Tokar, Global Investigations Review, US
Zhang Qi (Archie), Financial Times, China


Alexandra Fattal, The Economist, UK
Brooke Fox, Financial Times, US
Jana Kasperkevic, Marketplace, US
Chunxiao Li, Tradingmen, China
Francine McKenna, MarketWatch, US
Alana Rizzo, Epoca, Brazil
Asaf Shalev, Former Columbia University Reporting Fellow, US/Israel
Sharad Vyas, The Hindu, India