The 2011 fellows are:
- Lucas Timmons, 27, a data journalist and web producer for The Edmonton Journal in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada;
- Laura Amico, 29, founder and editor of Homicide Watch D.C. The site, based in the country’s capitol, covers every homicide in D.C. and includes news, obituaries, profiles, and more;
- Lam Thuy Vo, 26, a multimedia reporter for The Wall Street Journal in Hong Kong who developed Dissecting China’s Housing Market.
Honorable mention was awarded to:
- Denise Cheng, 26, a citizen journalism coordinator for The Rapidian, based in Grand Rapids, Mich.;
- Michael Morisy, 27, an editorial director at TechTarget and web producer for the New England Center for Investigative Reporting at Boston University;
- Alex Wood, 25, a freelance journalist based in London, UK, who has contributed to the BBC.
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