Katherine (Katie) Fernelius
Katie Jane Fernelius works as a teaching and research assistant for Professor Phil Bennett in the Media and Democracy program. She is a freelancer writer and researcher based in Durham and frequently reports for IndyWeek, the local alt-weekly. She recently completed a Fulbright research fellowship in Lagos, Nigeria where she produced journalistic essays and radio documentaries. She plans to return to Nigeria in 2018 to work on a radio documentary for BBC and Sundance.