Time to change the storyline on local Ebola reporting in Liberia

As the Ebola outbreak continues to make international headlines, communication breakdowns at the local level not only stall containment efforts but also instill fear and perpetuate rumors in communities. A program funded by IREX is hoping to change this by training Liberian journalists.

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  • Kelli Rogers

    Kelli Rogers is an Associate Editor for Devex. Based on the U.S. West Coast, she works with Devex's team of correspondents and editors around the world, with a particular focus on gender. She previously worked as Devex’s Southeast Asia correspondent based in Bangkok, covering disaster and crisis response, resilience, women’s rights, and climate change throughout the region. Prior to that, she reported on social and environmental issues from Nairobi, Kenya. Kelli holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, and has since reported from more than 20 countries.

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