Meera Selva

Director, the Journalist Fellowship Programme at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism

Meera Selva is director of the journalist fellowship programme at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University.

She is an accomplished senior journalist with experience in Europe, Asia and Africa. She joined the Reuters Institute from Handelsblatt Global, where she had been working out of Singapore, having helped launch the digital daily business paper in Berlin in 2014.

She also spent several years with the Associated Press in London, and three years in Kenya, as Africa correspondent for The Independent, covering the Darfur conflict, South Sudan peace talks and Zimbabwe elections.

Meera has an M.Phil in European politics from St. Antony’s College Oxford and was a journalist fellow at the Institute in 2007-8.

Her current work at the Reuters Institute focuses on press freedom, media diversity and journalists wellbeing.