The Asia Pacific Journalism Fellowships (APJF) program was initiated in 1998 for the purpose of strengthening understanding between Asia and the United States through study, dialogue and field study in the Asia Pacific for American journalists. Each program offers opportunities for six to eight senior American broadcast, print, and online journalists to participate.


The 2015 Asia Pacific Journalism Fellowships, scheduled for April 19-May 1, 2015, will take 6-8 US journalists to Singapore and Taipei, Taiwan. The APJF program in Singapore and Taiwan will include high-level meetings with government officials as well as business, civic, cultural and religious leaders; NGOs; and other community members to gain a deeper understanding of these important economies and societies. This program includes meetings with Singapore’s minister of foreign affairs and President Ma of Taiwan.

Dates: April 19-May 1, 2015

Study Tour Destinations: Singapore; Taipei, Taiwan

Funding: East-West Center, Shih Hsin University in Taiwan and Singapore International Foundation

Participation is by invitation only.

The 2014 participants were

Ms. Bianca Bosker, Executive Tech Editor, Huffington Post, New York, New York
Mr. Ryan Bradley, Senior Editor, Fortune, New York, New York
Ms. Lydia DePillis, Reporter, Washington Post, Washington DC
Mr. Brier Dudley, Technology Columnist, Seattle Times, Seattle, Washington
Ms. Victoria Kennedy, International News Producer, CNN International, Atlanta, Georgia
Mr. Don Lee, Chief Economics Writer, Los Angeles Times, Washington Bureau, Washington DC  
Ms. Maureen Pao, International Digital News Producer, Editor and Blogger, NPR, Washington DC
Mr. Charles Sherman, Editor in Chief, Miami Herald International Edition, Miami, Florida
Ms. Veronica Stoddart, Editor in Chief for Travel, USA Today, McLean, Virginia 

For information on the 2012 Asia Pacific Journalism Fellowship program, click here.

Marilyn Li
Program Coordinator, Seminars
East-West Center
1601 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96848, USA
Phone: 808-944-7258; Fax: 808-944-7600