Jaida Grey Eagle

Jaida Grey Eagle reports for Sahan Journal, a news site in Minnesota’s capital, St. Paul, which focuses on immigrant communities. In her work as a photojournalist for Sahan, Grey Eagle covers Hmong, Somali and Latino communities. She is Oglala Lakota, and was born in Pine Ridge, South Dakota, and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Grey Eagle is a photographer, producer, beadwork artist and writer. Her photography has been published in numerous publications such as Native People’s Magazine, Indian Country Today, Briarpatch, Vogue and Tribal College Journal. She is a co-producer on the Sisters Rising Documentary, which is the story of six Native American women reclaiming personal and tribal sovereignty in the face of ongoing sexual violence against Indigenous women in the United States and has recently received an Honorable Mention at the Big Sky Doc Festival. She received formal training in photography at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and holds her Bachelors of Fine Arts with an emphasis in photography.

Zoë Jackson

Zoë Jackson reports for the StarTribune in Minnesota where she focuses on younger voters and politics. Prior to this she was the metro reporting intern at the StarTribune, where she covered a range of issues including suburban politics. She covered water crisis recovery as an intern at The Flint Journal in Flint, Michigan, and has reported stories for Kalamazoo, Michigan  NPR affiliate WMUK 102.1. She was the news editor of the Western Herald, the student-run newspaper at Western Michigan University. Her work as a student journalist has been honored by the National Association of Black Journalists and the Detroit chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists.

Mohamed Ibrahim

Mohamed Ibrahim covers the Minnesota Legislature for The Associated Press where he concentrates on energy and environmental policy. He has worked as an intern at Minnesota Public Radio News, and at the Star Tribune covering St. Paul, Minn. and its surrounding areas. He was a reporter for the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities’s student-run newspaper, the Minnesota Daily, where he covered public safety, city government and the Minnesota Legislature. Born in San Diego, Ibrahim is the child of Somali immigrants and was raised in the suburbs of Minneapolis. He earned his B.A. from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in December 2019.

Kyeland Jackson

Kyeland Jackson covers a number of issues for Twin Cities Public Television in St. Paul, Minnesota, including the causes and effects of racial disparities. He holds bachelor’s and graduate degrees in communications from the University of Louisville and has won awards from the Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters as well as the Louisville Society of Professional Journalists. Jackson was also selected for the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporter’s Data Institute. Raised in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, Jackson was also the editor-in-chief of The Louisville Cardinal, a weekly independent newspaper at his alma mater.

Sahan Journal

Sahan Journal is a one-month-old, digital-only news website whose mission is to provide fair, groundbreaking coverage that illuminates issues affecting Minnesota immigrants and refugees, and to chronicle how these communities are changing and redefining what it means to be a Minnesotan. We are expanding our audience by partnering with ethnic news media in the state and Minnesota Public Radio News, one of the largest newsrooms in Minnesota.

Sahan Journal

Sahan Journal is a one-month-old, digital-only news website whose mission is to provide fair, groundbreaking coverage that illuminates issues affecting Minnesota immigrants and refugees, and to chronicle how these communities are changing and redefining what it means to be a Minnesotan. We are expanding our audience by partnering with ethnic news media in the state and Minnesota Public Radio News, one of the largest newsrooms in Minnesota.

Twin Cities Public Television

Founded in 1957, Twin Cities Public Television (TPT) is a community-licensed, multi-platform, public service media organization that serves 2.3+ million people each month across its five broadcast channels, four digital platforms, in-person engagement, and national programming. TPT’s mission is to enrich lives and strengthen communities through the power of media.

Star Tribune

The digital and print Star Tribune, based in Minneapolis and founded in 1867, has statewide reach in Minnesota and bureaus in the State Capitol in St. Paul, Duluth and Washington, D.C. It is the largest newsroom in the state. "'Every day we strive to produce journalism that truly matters to Minnesotans,'" notes our mission statement. "'Our highest priority is public service -- shining a light on issues that deeply affect their lives and holding local and state government and institutions accountable.'" Our newsroom places a high priority on ongoing training and the programs we offer provide a rich environment for young journalists to flourish.

Sahan Journal

Sahan Journal is a one-month-old, digital-only news website whose mission is to provide fair, groundbreaking coverage that illuminates issues affecting Minnesota immigrants and refugees, and to chronicle how these communities are changing and redefining what it means to be a Minnesotan. We are expanding our audience by partnering with ethnic news media in the state and Minnesota Public Radio News, one of the largest newsrooms in Minnesota.

Associated Press

The Associated Press is a global news agency that began 172 years ago as a cooperative of five New York City newspapers. With 263 locations in more than 100 countries, AP provides journalism to roughly 15,000 media outlets around the world. AP sets standards for ethics and excellence, and has won 52 Pulitzer Prizes, including the 2016 gold medal for Public Service for an investigation into labor abuses in the seafood industry, reports that freed more than 2,000 slaves. AP’s seven news bureaus in the northeast U.S. provide vital local and regional news to 378 newsrooms.