Kaela Malig joins FRONTLINE as the latest Tow Journalism fellow. She holds a master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism with a focus on investigative reporting, foreign correspondence and video journalism. While at Columbia, she was a Brigid O’Hara-Forster and Association of Foreign Press Correspondents scholar and was awarded an Overseas Press Club scholarship and duPont Awards fellowship.
Before Columbia, Malig reported on the bloody Philippine drug war and the orphaned children it left behind. A four-time Society of Publishers Asia Awards for Editorial Excellence winner, she interned for Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa’s news outlet Rappler and reported for The Washington Post and CNN before working for the Philippines’ biggest broadcast company.
Learn more about Kaela Malig and the FRONTLINE Tow Journalism Fellowship here.