Cathleen Colvin is Assistant General Counsel at Pall Corporation, where she has worked since 2007. She is a graduate of Yale University and Fordham University School of Law, and has more than 20 years’ experience as a corporate attorney. Prior to joining becoming an attorney, Colvin worked as an NGO volunteer in Venezuela promoting rural development and health programs for women and children. Colvin is an active member of the community in her home town of Oyster Bay. In 2013, she was named as one of Long Island’s Top 50 Women Professionals by the Long Island Press. Following her sister’s death in 2012, Colvin established the Marie Colvin Fund at the Long Island Community Foundation, whose primary beneficiary is the Marie Colvin Center for International Reporting at Stony Brook University.
Ann Curry is the Emmy award-winning NBC News National and International Correspondent and “Today” Anchor at Large. Curry reports for all platforms of NBC News including “Today,” “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams,” “Dateline,” MSNBC, and all digital properties. Curry also serves as anchor for multiple NBC News primetime specials and is a regular substitute anchor for “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams.”
John Daniszewski became the Vice President and Senior Managing Editor for International News at the Associated Press in 2009 after three decades as a reporter, editor and correspondent. He has reported from more than 70 countries across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia, and from more than a dozen war zones. In his current role, he oversees 102 international bureaus for the world’s largest and oldest news organization.
Anoushka Healy is Chief Strategy Officer of News Corp. Previously, Healy served as Group Managing Editor of The Times and The Sunday Times in London, a role she held since May 2011. Prior to this role, she served as Managing Editor for The Times, Assistant Editor for Strategy & Development, and Editorial Communications Director. She was Head of Corporate Communications at the Financial Times for seven years where, among other projects, she worked on the launch of the Weekend FT, the launch of the FT’s US edition and the launch of FT.com.
Christina Lamb is one of Britain’s leading foreign correspondents. She has been named Foreign Correspondent of the Year five times in the British Press Awards and What the Papers Say Awards and in 2007 was winner of the Prix Bayeux Calvados – one of the world’s most prestigious prizes for war correspondents, for her reporting from Afghanistan. Currently roving Foreign Affairs Correspondent for the Sunday Times of London, she has been a foreign correspondent for more than 20 years, living in Pakistan, Brazil and South Africa first for the Financial Times then the Sunday Times. She also spent a year as a Nieman Fellow at Harvard.
Ilana Ozernoy is Vice President, Deputy Head of Communications, at News Corp. She spearheaded the establishment of the Marie Colvin Center for International Reporting in February 2012 while working as an assistant professor at Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism. There she taught classes in multimedia journalism, international reporting, and news writing. Prior to Stony Brook, she spent over a decade working as a print and radio journalists for publications such as The Atlantic, U.S. News & World Report, and the Boston Globe. Ozernoy covered the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and is co-author of the book Afghanistan, the Road to Kabul.
Charles M. Sennott is the Vice President, Editor-at-Large and co-founder of GlobalPost. He also heads up The GroundTruth Project, a foundation-supported initiative that is dedicated to training the next generation of foreign correspondents in the digital age and producing in-depth Special Reports for GlobalPost.
Philip Sherwell is based in New York and reports on the Americas for The Sunday Telegraph in his role as US Editor. He is a former Chief Foreign Correspondent who covered the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kosovo and was previously based in Bangkok and Berlin for the Telegraph titles.
Michael Slackman was named International managing editor of The New York Times in November 2014. He manages the international news report over multiple times zones and oversees Times bureaus around the globe. Previously he was deputy foreign editor since May 2011 where he helped oversee all global coverage, with an emphasis on coordinating the Middle East report. Before returning to New York, in May of 2011, Mr. Slackman was a foreign correspondent for The Times for six years.
Jon Williams joined ABC News as managing editor for international news in March 2013. He has been involved in covering some of the biggest stories in the United Kingdom and around the world for more than 20 years. Prior to his current role with ABC News, Williams spent seven years as world editor at the BBC, where he managed a staff of 200 people in 30 different countries, shaping the organization’s news coverage and strategy.