Anjali Nayar

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Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences

Assistant Professor

Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Ithaca, NY 14853

Education

  • M.S., 2006, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York
  • M.S., 2005, Environmental Change Institute, Oxford University, Oxford, England
  • M.S., 2004, Space Science, International Space University, Adelaide, Australia
  • B.Sc., 2003, Biology/Geology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Biography/Professional Experience

  • 2012 - present, Founder/CEO, TIMBY (This is My Backyard)
    Leader of a 10-person development team for the reporting and storytelling platform, TIMBY (timby.org)
  • 2012 - present, Filmmaker/Director, Ink & Pepper Productions
  • 2012, Reporter, Nature Journal, London, UK
  • 2007 - 2012, Writer/Producer, Reuters Features, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 2007 - 2008, Nairobi Correspondent, France 24
  • 2006 - 2007, Reporter, The Nation Media Group, Nairobi, Kenya

Awards and Honors

  • DOCNYC 40 under 40 Documentary Filmmakers 2019
  • Director On The Rise by FreeTheWork 2019
  • GHR/IDEO Bridgebuilder Challenge 2018
  • MacArthur Foundation, Ford, Tribeca, Sundance, Britdoc, Jan Vrijman Fund, Hot Docs 2012-2015
  • Big Picture Digital Journalism Award 2012
  • Africa News Innovation Challenge 2012
  • Cinreach, HotDocs/Blue Ice Group, WorldView New-Genres Fund 2012
  • IUCN Environmental Journalist Award 2010
  • ICIMOD Climate Change Journalism Award 2010
  • Nature - IDRC Science Journalism Award 2009

Professional/Academic Affiliations

  • Human Rights Watch – Board Member 2018
  • Academy of Canadian of Cinema & Television - Member 2017
  • Writer's Guild of Canada - Member 2017
  • Documentary Organization of Canada 2017
  • Directors Guild of Canada - Member 2015
  • Docubox/ East African Film Fund – Board Member 2014-2019
  • FCAEA (Foreign Correspondents of East Africa Association) - Member 2007