The National Geographic Society and the U.S. Department of State today announced the five awardees selected for the third class of the Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellowship. The Fellowship provides a unique platform for U.S. Fulbright awardees to build awareness of transnational challenges, comparing and contrasting cross-border issues. Fellows will share their stories on National Geographic digital platforms using a variety of digital storytelling tools, including text, photography, video, audio, graphic illustrations and/or social media.
Over a nine-month period, the five Storytellers will create stories on globally significant social or environmental topics, including cultures, wildlife and food. The new class includes: