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Specializing in: Russia, Eastern/Central Europe, former Soviet Republics, Western Europe
Gregory Feifer is editor for Europe, where the euro crisis hasn’t overshadowed all other stories… yet. Before joining GlobalPost, he was senior correspondent at Radio Free Europe in Prague and NPR bureau chief in Moscow, where he covered Russia’s resurgence under Vladimir Putin. He reported from across the country and other former Soviet republics, and observed the effects of Russia’s vast new oil wealth on an increasingly nationalistic society as well as Moscow's rekindling of a new Cold War-style opposition to the West. Feifer is the author of Russians, a book about Russian behavior and society to be published by the Hachette imprint Twelve in April 2012. His book The Great Gamble, a history of the Soviet war in Afghanistan, was published by HarperCollins in January 2009. He also co-wrote Spy Handler, published by Basic Books in 2005, with former KGB colonel Victor Cherkashin. His work has appeared in numerous outlets, including The New Republic, The Washington Post and World Policy Journal. He earned his Bachelors and Masters degrees at Harvard University and lives in Boston with his wife Elizabeth, son Sebastian and daughter Vanessa.
Specializing in: business, economics, human rights, environment, science
David Case is GlobalPost's senior editor covering Europe, economics, business and security. Prior to joining GlobalPost, he covered business, science and international affairs as a freelance feature writer for Rolling Stone, Men's Journal, National Geographic Adventure, Mother Jones and Fast Company, filing stories from the Middle East, Asia and East Africa. Formerly the executive editor of TomPaine.com, he has appeared on PBS's "Foreign Exchange" and NPR's "Talk of the Nation" and "To the Best of Our Knowledge." He has been awarded Ford, Knight and Pew/International Reporting Project Fellowships. He won first prize from the Association of Health Care Journalists for a 2009 investigative feature in Fast Company magazine, and was the first runner up for the 2008 Kurt Schork Award in International Journalism. He holds an executive MBA from the Sasin Institute in Bangkok, Thailand, and a bachelor's degree from Middlebury College, and worked in Asia for seven years, including lengthy stays in Tokyo, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City and Banda Aceh.
Specializing in the Americas, including Mexico, Central and South America, Costa Rica
Alex Leff is now the Americas editor for GlobalPost, moving back to the US after being its Costa Rica correspondent since the website's inception. Alex was also Costa Rica stringer for Reuters. Previously the Tico Times online editor, Alex also contributed to such publications as Miami Herald, Voice of San Diego and Americas Quarterly as well as appeared as commentator on BBC radio and CBC television. Prior to relocating to Costa Rica, Alex lived for seven years in Barcelona, Spain, where he completed the University of Barcelona master's in journalism program organized with Columbia University, and reported at Catalonia Today newspaper. A Brooklyn, NY native, Alex obtained a bachelor's degree in social science at Sarah Lawrence College in New York.
Specializing in business, economics, international affairs, global media/journalism, online journalism
As Editor of GlobalPost, Thomas Mucha oversees GlobalPost's editorial operations. He also writes a Society of American Business Editors and Writers' (SABEW) Best in Business Award-winning column on global business and economics, as well as GlobalPost's Macro blog on the global economy. Under Mucha's direction, GlobalPost has won a Peabody Award and two Edward R. Murrow Awards for its On Location news video series, an Overseas Press Club Award for GlobalPost’s coverage of the Libyan rebellion, and 25 SABEW awards for the site's coverage of the global economy and business. As GlobalPost’s editorial leader, Mucha has appeared on National Public Radio’s Talk of the World, Talk of the Nation, On the Media, as well as Public Radio International’s The World, The Bob Edwards Show, ABC News and other local, national and international radio and television broadcasts. Mucha has an MA in international relations from the University of Chicago. His degree program focused on global economics, politics and business, with an emphasis on China and India. Mucha’s academic work also emphasized the Middle East, including research and reporting trips to Egypt, Jordan and Israel to study economic and political liberalization in the region.
Specializing in religion, immigration, new media, Womens’ rights, LGBT
Kevin Douglas Grant is the Deputy Editor of Special Reports at GlobalPost. A native of Chicago, he holds an M.A. in Online Journalism from the University of Southern California's Annenberg School, where he was a Dean's Scholar, and is the former Operations Director of Web news enricher Inform.com. He was the founding Executive Editor of Annenberg's thriving 24/7 news site NeonTommy.com. Grant also holds a B.A. in International Studies from DePaul University and has been published by Salon.com, American Public Media, Religion News Service, Huffington Post, Memeburn.com, South Africa's News24 and Truthdig. At GlobalPost, Grant oversees foundation-supported reporting series from around the world, including work on human rights, global health, world religions, emerging democracies and rebuilding efforts in Haiti. He works closely with organizations including Ford Foundation, Kaiser Family Foundation, Henry Luce Foundation, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and Galloway Family Foundation among others. He is the winner of a 2012 Knight Grant for Reporting on Religion and American Public Life to report on the role of religion in the immigration reform debate in the American Southwest.
Specializing in the Middle East, including Syria and the Arab Spring, North Africa, Indonesia
Peter Gelling is the deputy editor for the Middle East for GlobalPost. Gelling previously reported from Indonesia from 2004 to 2010 for GlobalPost, the International Herald Tribune and the New York Times. He examined the country’s difficult transition to democracy after 30 years of authoritarian rule, its emerging economy, environmental challenges, and its role as a voice of moderation in the Muslim world. His coverage of Indonesia spanned everything from the aftermath of the 2004 tsunami that killed 170,000 people, to the country’s fight against al-Qaeda-linked terrorist networks. Gelling graduated from Indiana University with a degree in history.
Specializing in the Middle East, Islam, war, and news analysis
Charles M. Sennott is the Vice President, Executive Editor and co-founder of GlobalPost. An award-winning foreign correspondent with 25 years of experience, Sennott has reported on the front lines of wars and insurgencies in at least 15 countries, including the 2011 revolution in Cairo and the Arab Spring. He was among the first journalists on the ground in Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th and has continued reporting there throughout the last decade. He covered the war in Iraq from the invasion through the surge to the beginning of the drawdown of troops. Before joining GlobalPost, Sennott was a longtime foreign correspondent for The Boston Globe. He served as the Globe's Middle East Bureau Chief based in Jerusalem from 1997 to 2001 and as Europe Bureau Chief based in London from 2001 to 2005. He is the author of two books, "The Body and The Blood" and "Broken Covenant," and a co-author of a third. Sennott has been a frequent analyst of the Middle East and religious extremism for the BBC, CNN, the PBS NewsHour and NPR. In February 2011, he reported on the revolution in Cairo for PBS FRONTLINE. Sennott is a sought-after public speaker who has given talks at the Council on Foreign Relations, the Salzburg Global Seminar and the Newseum.
Specializing in Asia, including Asia business and culture, Cambodia, Southeast Asia
Emily Lodish joined GlobalPost as a deputy editor after a more than two-year stint at The Cambodia Daily where she was an Associate Editor and Reporter. A 2003 graduate of Yale University, Emily has also worked in various roles for The Nation, Naomi Klein, Arianna Huffington, and the United Nations Foundation.