Conrad Fox

Collaborative border-free journalism for a digital world. Also robots and soccer.



Projects

I have led several multi-year international reporting projects in Latin America and the Caribbean. I recruited teams of talented young reporters from Mexico, Central America, Haiti, Canada and the US to produce in-depth collaborative reporting on little-known social issues. I helped the reporters achieve internationally-accepted standards of reporting, but also to understand the value and power of their own local knowledge.

Everyday Haiti

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Yes, Haiti is a mess. But it's also full of energy, intellect, bright new ideas and humour. In this podcast series, I try to cut through the tangle of bleak imagery we see in the news, and introduce you to the everyday Haitians living interesting lives in extraordinary times.

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Haiti Untold

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A two-year project to cover little known aspects of inequality in Haiti. I recruited and mentored 8 Haitian journalists, helped produce 18 stories for Haitian media, reported 3 stories myself and even edited a 7-part radio series in Haitian Creole.

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New Roots Radio

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A multicultural team of young volunteer reporters look at immigrant life in Canada, just as "immigrant" was becoming a controversial term.

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Land + Sea

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A Mexican and a US reporter cover controversial project in Baja California, funded by the US on Mexican territory.

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Immigration Uncovered

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Immigration is more than just a stream of migrants from south to north. It's the stories on the way. An international team of reporters tells those stories.

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Vidas Cruzadas

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A radionovela that follows the route of two young brothers trying to reach their parents in the US, and visits other migrants along the way.

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Hello. I'm a journalist, radio producer and teacher. I've worked in Latin America and the Caribbean for most of my career. My work has taken me across a minefield, into a gunfight, paddling a dugout canoe and inside the homes of many brave and generous people. I have also produced several major international reporting projects where a large part of my job was recruiting and mentoring local reporters. I love teaching, and besides journalism, I have taught soccer, robotics, anthropology and English.

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What they say

Conrad is a reporter's reporter - courageous, compassionate and creative. No easy press conferences for him. Conrad takes on assignments that might scare off others and always delivers. A first-rate storyteller.

Leda Hartman

Public media editor and journalist, USA

Conrad Fox is one of the best editors I've ever worked with. His professionalism, his journalistic sensibility and his skill at teaching enrich the editor-reporter experience

Mely Arellano

Founder / Editor Lado B magazine, Mexico

Working with Conrad brought out the best in me. He's very patient and very professional. He's really passionate about radio and he's always ready to venture into dangerous territory to get information that will make his story clear to his listeners.

Phares Jerome

Editor, Le Nouvelliste, Haiti

(Conrad's) vision, his journalistic nose, and his tireless search to go one more step for the new, helped us find really impactful stories...

Manuel Ureste

Journalist and co-author of La Estafa Maestra, Animal Politico, Mexico