Europe & Eurasia Editor, openDemocracy 2022 Emma Goldman Award
An Armenian investigative journalist and editor, Tatev is currently openDemocracy’s Europe and Eurasia editor on the Tracking the Backlash project. She has 13 years of editorial experience, and her writing has appeared in numerous international media outlets, including the BBC, Euronews, and the Guardian. Tatev is also a lecturer at the Yerevan Brusov State University of Languages and Social Sciences.
In 2022, she won an Emma Goldman Award for innovative research on feminist and inequality issues in Europe – the first time a journalist has won the award.
Freelance journalist London, United Kingdom
Eleanor Margolis is a freelance journalist. She started off her career writing a column – Lez Miserable – for the New Statesman, in 2013, and now covers culture and society for the Guardian, the i, the Telegraph, and more. She writes about culture and LGBTQ issues, but has also branched out into everything from food to politics. She also does interviews and features.
UK Correspondent, Gazeta Wyborcza Grand Press News Award 2016
Since 2019, Stanislaw has served as the UK and international affairs correspondent for Poland’s largest newspaper, Gazeta Wyborcza.
During a career spanning over 15 years, he was a co-founder and deputy editor-in-chief of the NGO-run fact-checking and investigative journalism outlet OKO.press, and a managing editor of the Gazeta Wyborcza opinion section. His articles appeared in Die Welt, Le Figaro, and The Diplomat; he also commented for the BBC.
In 2021, Stanislaw launched Harbingers’ Magazine and, in the following year, The Oxford School for the Future of Journalism.
Specialist reporter 2022 NQJ Media Law and Ethics in Practice Award
Before joining the OXSFJ, Sarah was a Specialist Reporter at Archant Media Group’s Eastern Daily Press, where she covered the cost of living crisis, deprivation and mental health, and the war in Ukraine. With almost a decade of experience in the industry, Sarah holds the Level 6 National Qualification in Journalism and received the 2022 NQJ Media Law and Ethics in Practice Award. She conducted high-profile interviews with Liz Truss, Jeremy Corbyn amongst others.
Fact-checker & Proofreader
Emily is an undergraduate psychology student at the University of East Anglia, with aspirations toward Educational psychology. At Harbinger’s Magazine, she teaches fact-checking and editing skills.
Emily has worked across multiple colleges assisting students with disabilities and/or additional learning needs with mental health intervention and academic catch-up.
Emily’s connection to literature comes in many forms; from writing and proofreading academic articles, to volunteering as a library assistant. In her free time, she is learning British Sign Language, alongside other creative pursuits of photography, and fashion design.
Matthew is the foreign features editor for The Times and Sunday Times. He has covered numerous wars, natural disasters and big political stories while serving as the paper’s bureau chief in Moscow in the early 1990s and later in Washington and Paris. He began his career in Latin America with Reuters.
James is a reporter covering sports in Buckinghamshire for Bucks Free Press, part of the Newsquest Media Group, UK’s largest local media group.
Lucy Ash is an award winning presenter of radio and TV documentaries. Driven by a passion for justice and human rights, she focuses on characters at the margins of society and conflicts which have dropped out of the headlines.