Board Members

Peter S. Goodman, Active Board

Peter S. Goodman is editor-in-chief of the International Business Times, overseeing some 150 journalists on five continents.

he began his career as a freelancer in Southeast Asia and then served as Shanghai bureau chief for the Washington Post, with reporting stints in Iraq, Turkey, and Latin America. He was the national economic correspondent for The New York Times during the Great Recession. Then he...

Peter S. Goodman
Charles Graeber, Active Board

Charles Graeber is a New York Times bestselling author, an award winning journalist and contributor to numerous publications including Wired, GQ, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, National Geographic, Men’s Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek and The New York Times. His work has been featured on 60 Minutes, NPR's Fresh Air, and the BBC among others. His piece for Bloomberg Businessweek on...

Charles Graeber
Azmat Khan, Active Board

Azmat Khan is an investigative reporter for BuzzFeed News. She was previously senior digital producer and reporter with Al Jazeera America’s flagship news program "America Tonight."

Azmat Khan
Dan Klaidman, Active Board

Dan Klaidman is the deputy editor of Yahoo News, where he provides day-to-day oversight of all editorial operations. He spent much of his career at Newsweek, as an investigative reporter, foreign correspondent, Washington bureau chief and managing editor. For most of that time, he has been deeply involved in foreign coverage.

Dan Klaidman
Evelyn Leopold, Active Board

Evelyn Leopold, based at the United Nations, is a contributor to the Huffington Post and other publications. She was Reuters UN bureau chief, its North America news editor, the editor of the Africa region, based in Kenya, associate editor worldwide and a correspondent in Germany. She chairs the Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists, and won the UN Correspondents Association gold medal. She received an Alicia Patterson Fellowship and co-authored a book on the former East...

Evelyn Leopold
Paul Moakley, Active Board

Paul Moakley has been a photo editor for the past 15 years and he is currently TIME magazine’s deputy director of Photography and Visual Enterprise. At TIME, he covers national news, elections, and franchises like Person of the Year. He led the launch of TIME's award-winning photoblog LightBox, with Kira Pollack, TIME's director of photography. LightBox...

Paul Moakley
Robert Nickelsberg, Active Board

Robert Nickelsberg has been a photojournalist associated with Time magazine for nearly 30 years based in Latin America, South and Southeast Asia. He has photographed the war in Iraq for Time and The New York Times. His new book, Afghanistan — A Distant War, covering the rise of Islamic fundamentalism in the 1980’s through the invasion of U.S. — NATO troops to the present, was published in October 2013.

Robert Nickelsberg
Lara Setrakian, Active Board

Lara Setrakian is Co-Founder & CEO of News Deeply. As an ABC News and Bloomberg Television correspondent in the Middle East, she took a pause to focus on redesigning news in the digital domain. That led to the launch of Syria Deeply. With it came the birth of what she does now: create news platforms that combine editorial skills and user-centric design. She considers herself a journalist-turned-entrepreneur, and proudest to call herself a...

Lara Setrakian
Martin Smith, Active Board

Martin Smith has been a producer for WGBH’s Frontline for 28 years and has covered major international news events from the fall of Communism in Russia to investigation of the emergence of Osama bin Laden and the Al Qaeda network. In 1998, he founded Rain Media, an independent production company. He began his career at CBS News and wrote his first documentary “Guatemala” in 1982 which won a George Polk Award and an Emmy. He has won four OPC Edward R. Murrow Awards.

Martin Smith
Liam Stack, Active Board

Liam Stack is breaking news reporter for The New York Times. He was the editor of Watching Syria’s War, a The New York Times multimedia feature that tells the story of the Syrian conflict through curated social media and videos made by Syrians. From 2005 until 2012 he was based in Cairo, where he covered the Egyptian, Libyan and Syrian revolutions for the New York Times. Prior to that he was a...

Liam Stack