Tanya Pampalone

Editor | Writer | Media Manager

Tanya Pampalone has more than 20 years of experience as a senior editor for media groups in Johannesburg, Prague, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. The editor of dozens of stories, series, guides, and books, Tanya wrote the opening essay for Unbias the News: Why Diversity Matters for Journalism and contributed to Southern African Muckraking: 300 Years of Investigative Journalism Which Has Shaped the Region. A media fellow at Duke University, Tanya won South Africa’s top journalism prize for creative writing. She is currently on the board of ReNEWS, an international initiative with senior journalists from the BBC, AFP, and CNN, to stage conversations about socio-cultural challenges, how they affect newsrooms, and how journalists report on them.