Meet Andrew Sherry
As a journalist, Mr. Sherry was based in Hong Kong, Hanoi, Phnom Penh, Nicosia, and Paris, first for AFP news agency then Dow Jones, where he became politics and policy editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review. Memorable assignments included covering the opening of Vietnam, the fall of Indonesia’s Suharto, and editing the 1996 “scoop of the decade,” the jungle show trial of genocidal Cambodian dictator Pol Pot who had not been seen by outsiders for 18 years.
The websites and blogs in the American Progress family — which include
AmericanProgress.org, ThinkProgress.org and ClimateProgress.org — recorded more than 60 million visits and close to 300 million pageviews in 2009.
Beth Laing is the project manager for iFOCOS, which organizes the We Media conferences, awards and community. Prior to working with We Media she worked in a variety of new media roles with Knight Ridder, Infonautics and Access Atlanta. She is currently on the board of the Atlanta Women’s Alliance (AWA), Community Advisory Board for Junior League Dekalb and a Leadership Dekalb 2010 class member.