Colleagues,It is with immense pleasure that we are announcing the newest global enterprise editors and the launch of our global enterprise team, all dedicated to helping AP journalists around the world produce ambitious, multiformat journalism that breaks news and offers customers distinctive enterprise that they cannot get elsewhere.These team members will work closely with colleagues across all regions and verticals, as well as with investigative reporters, data journalists and beat teams, to deliver a wide range of stories — accountability journalism, deeply told narratives, sophisticated analyses and visually arresting work for all platforms. Like AP staff everywhere, they will be expected to dive in on big breaking news events regularly, and to produce strong enterprise off the news, along with projects.Please join us in congratulating these talented journalists, who will partner with many of you:Jeannie Ohm is the enterprise video editor. For the last five years, Jeannie has served as a supervisor of video and online content on the Broadcast News Center, producing enterprise video on a wide range of topics. Before joining the AP, Jeannie worked as a White House and Pentagon correspondent for NBC News/MSNBC. She will remain in Washington and report to Chris Hulme, whose new title is visual enterprise editor.Enric Marti is the enterprise photo editor. Enric began working for the AP in the Balkans in 1994 before moving to the Middle East as a photographer and editor for a decade. In 2006, he became regional photo editor for Latin America, and since 2016 has been the interim cross-format news director for Mexico and Central America. He will be based in New York and report to Chris Hulme.Natalie Castaneda is joining Raghu Vadarevu’s enterprise digital storytelling team as a producer. For the last three years, Natalie has been managing editor for AP Images blog and Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts. Natalie curated AP promotional videos on photographer Jae Hong’s homeless story; the rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar security forces; and a journey through the Arctic’s Northwest Passage. Natalie will be based in New York.In the field, the global enterprise team of award-winning journalists (including U.S. national writers) will report to Pauline Arrillaga, the U.S. enterprise editor, and to Mary Rajkumar, the international enterprise editor. They will partner with colleagues around the world on high-end reporting on our core coverage goals, as well as enterprise off of breaking news and unique stories they discover.Maye-E Wong is a Singapore-based photographer who will serve as a creative engine for enterprise photography for all platforms, working closely with Enric Marti on editing and continuing to shoot. She has been the AP’s lead photographer for North Korea, and recently contributed to an all-formats project on Rohingya rape victims.Rodrigo Abd, based in Lima, Peru, is a photographer whose signature work is on marginalized groups such as gangs, miners, sugar cane workers and indigenous people, along with his coverage of conflict in countries such as Syria and Venezuela.Allen Breed, a writer and now a video-first journalist, is based in Raleigh, North Carolina. His most recent work includes videos for the Broken Faith church series and on guns in America, as well as on some of the country’s biggest news stories.Sharon Cohen is a Chicago-based writer who has focused on criminal justice issues and most recently produced the national series on juvenile lifers, “Locked Up for Life.”Felipe Dana is a photographer based in Irbil, Iraq, whose distinctive work ranges from slum violence and the Zika outbreak in Brazil to the military offensive to oust Islamic State from Mosul.
Claire Galofaro is a writer based in Louisville, Kentucky. She has produced nuanced coverage of Appalachia and of traditionally Democratic counties that voted for President Donald Trump. She will continue to cover the social and political transformation of the U.S.Kristen Gelineau is a writer who specializes in long-form narratives. Based in Sydney, Australia, her recent work includes a deeply reported project on rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar security forces.Adam Geller is a New York-based writer who will work with the immigration and business teams to cover the impact of the Trump administration’s immigration and refugee policies. He recently teamed with Cohen on “Locked Up for Life.”David Goldman is an Atlanta-based photographer whose recent work includes a documentary-style video on recovering opioid addicts, photo essays on “Trump Country,” and a stunning photo and video project from the Arctic.Lori Hinnant is a text-first journalist based in Paris who has produced ground-breaking coverage of Islamic State and terrorism, including stories on mass graves in Iraq and the Mosul Eye. She will continue to cover terror, among other topics.Martha Irvine is Chicago-based writer who has become a video-first journalist. She has recently distinguished herself in video coverage of formerly Democratic counties that voted for Trump.Bram Janssen is a video-first journalist based in Istanbul. Bram has produced powerful all-formats work on refugees fleeing Islamic State, migrants rescued at sea, and the “Ferah’s World” package on a teenage girl’s life under IS.Todd Pitman is a text-first correspondent in Bangkok who has covered myriad natural disasters and wars across multiple continents. Recently, he has been documenting the massacre and flight of the Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar.Matt Sedensky is a New York-based writer whose recent work has focused on aging, and opioids’ grip on families. He studied data analysis as the inaugural fellow at The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research in Chicago.