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Director, Journalism Fellowship Programme, RISJ, University of Oxford

Meera Selva is Director of the Journalism Fellowship Programme at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.

Meera is an accomplished senior journalist with experience in Europe, Asia and Africa. She joined the Reuters Institute from Handelsblatt Global where she had been working out of Singapore, having helped launch the digital daily business paper in Berlin in 2014. Her previous experience includes several years as a London based correspondent for the Associated Press, and three years as Africa correspondent for the Independent based in Nairobi, along with stints in business journalism at a range of publications including the Daily Telegraph.

Meera studied for an MPhil in European Politics at St Antony’s College, Oxford.
She is the co-author of Five Things Everybody Needs to Know about the Future of Journalism, published by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism.


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    Director, Journalism Fellowship Programme, University of Oxford