Emily Judem is multimedia editor at The GroundTruth Project, a foundation-supported initiative dedicated to training the next generation of foreign correspondents in the digital age. It is focused on issues of social justice including human rights, freedom of expression, emerging democracies, the environment, religious affairs and global health, producing Special Reports and continuing coverage for GlobalPost and other key partners. Emily has led the multimedia production for GlobalPost Special Reports on a range of topics including youth unemployment, women's rights, HIV/AIDS and child health. The series she co-led on child health, "Step by Step: The path to ending child mortality," won the 2013 AHCJ Award for global health reporting. Her work has also appeared on the BBC, Capital New York, Huffington Post, Columbia Journalism Review and others.
Before joining GlobalPost, Emily worked as online communications manager at Root Capital, an international development organization based in Cambridge, Mass. There she managed the organization's website and produced multimedia stories about Root Capital's clients in Latin America and Africa. Emily also spent a year teaching kindergarten in Quito, Ecuador, and six months studying Spanish in Salamanca, Spain. She holds an M.S. in digital media journalism from Columbia University and a B.A. in American studies from Colby College.