Texas Tribune welcomes three new fellows

The Texas Tribune is proud to welcome three fellows to our workers.

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Eli Hartman

Eli Hartman joins us as a workers photographer subsequent month and can work with us by means of Could 2024 by means of a Poynter-Koch Fellow in Media and Journalism.

A local of Midland, Eli started his pictures profession as a reside music and band photographer, capturing photos of West Texas’ music scene. Now primarily based in San Marcos, he’s finishing a bachelor’s diploma in advantageous arts at Texas State College. He beforehand labored on the Odessa American within the Permian Basin, the place his work received dozens of awards from the Texas Managing Editors and Nationwide Press Photographers Affiliation.

Conversational in Spanish, he’ll assist the Tribune recruit and develop freelance photographers within the area along with taking up occasional picture enhancing shifts. He’ll report back to director of pictures Pu Ying Huang.


Neelam Bohra
Neelam Bohra

Neelam Bohra, a two-time Tribune fellow who wrote many memorable tales for us in 2021, returned to our newsroom this month for one yr to cowl incapacity points in Texas.

Neelam, who’s immunocompromised and acquired a kidney transplant in 2019 from an altruistic donor who can be a journalist, will embed with us as a 2023-24 New York Instances incapacity reporting fellow, a program funded by The Instances in partnership with the Nationwide Middle on Incapacity and Journalism on the Walter Cronkite Faculty of Journalism at Arizona State College and philanthropic funders together with the Ford Basis.

A local of McKinney, Neelam was a information editor and investigative initiatives editor at The Each day Texan. She graduated from the College of Austin in 2022 with levels in journalism and political science. Alongside together with her fall and spring 2021 fellowships on the Tribune, Neelam has labored at The Austin Chronicle, CNN Digital and Politico. She’s going to start her fellowship with us remotely, in July, and transfer to Austin not lengthy after.


Pooja Sandhu
Pooja Sandhu

Final however not least, Pooja Sandhu joined our advertising and marketing and communications workforce as a fellow on July 10. She graduated final yr with a bachelor’s diploma in enterprise and advertising and marketing from San Jose State College. She additionally holds two affiliate’s levels, in enterprise administration and in economics, from Berkeley Metropolis Faculty. Pooja grew up in El Cerrito, California, east of the San Francisco Bay.

Pooja will work with us by means of January 10, because of the INN + GNI Fellowship in Digital Advertising and marketing, a partnership of the Institute for Nonprofit Information and the Google Information Initiative.

Pooja is captivated with digital advertising and marketing for impact-driven organizations, and reviews to Kerri Qunell, director of promoting and communications.