Nicole Schilit/ CPJ Journalist Assistance Program Coordinator
Nicole Schilit is CPJ’s Journalist Assistance Program Coordinator. She has a master's in public administration from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and a bachelor's in documentary photography from Oberlin College in Ohio.
Ethiopian photojournalist shares experiences of going into exile
For World Refugee Day, exiled Ethiopian photojournalist Aziza Mohamed spoke with CPJ Journalist Assistance Program Coordinator Nicole Schilit about her experience of being a refugee and eventually being resettled in the U.S. [This transcript of Aziza’s comments has been edited for length and clarity.]
Lens in Exile: CPJ Instagram takeover to put focus on photojournalists
To highlight the work of journalists living in exile, CPJ is collaborating with a group of photojournalists, who will take over our Instagram account to share their work, often from the very assignments that forced them to flee. As CPJ’s Journalist Assistance Program Coordinator and someone with a background in photography, it is project that…