Desmond Meade

Desmond Meade

Desmond Meade Desmond Meade, the 2020 recipient of the Puffin Prize, is a formerly homeless returning citizen who overcame many obstacles to eventually become the President of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition (FRRC), Chair of Floridians for a Fair Democracy,...
Taya Grobow

Taya Grobow

Taya Grobow Taya Grobow, executive director and CEO of Type Media Center, has been with the organization since 1997 and has held a number of positions including managing the Ridenhour and Puffin Prizes, organizing the Annual Gala Dinner, and supervising journalism...
Rozina Ali

Rozina Ali

Fellows ROZINA ALI Rozina Ali is a fellow at Type Media Center. Her reporting and essays on the Middle East, the War on Terror, and Islamophobia in the United States have appeared in The New Yorker, The Nation, the Guardian, New York Times, Al Jazeera America, Foreign...
Ari Berman

Ari Berman

Fellows Ari Berman Ari Berman is a senior reporter for Mother Jones and a fellow at Type Media Center. He has written extensively about American politics, voting rights, and the intersection of money and politics. Berman was the first national reporter to cover voter...
Melissa del Bosque

Melissa del Bosque

Fellows melissa del bosque Melissa del Bosque is a Lannan reporting fellow with Type Investigations. Her investigative reporting on the U.S.-Mexico border, immigration, government surveillance and national security has been featured in numerous publications including:...