Who are we?

AFP's digital verification specialists  work around the world to monitor online content in local languages, from Amharic to Hindi, Mandarin or Malaysian. They take into account local contexts including culture and politics. Stories are edited by multilingual editors working in regional hubs.

Here are members of the English-language editorial team:

Sophie Nicholson, Global editor, Paris

Cat Barton, Head of Asia, Hong Kong

Rachel Blundy, Senior Asia editor, Hong Kong

Yenni Kwok, Asia editor, Hong Kong

Spencer Feingold, Asia editor, Hong Kong

Bada Kim, Asia editor, Hong Kong

Esther Chan, Asia editor, Sydney

AFP debunks misleading content from all across the Asia Pacific region and has dedicated fact check reporters in: Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka​

Arthur MacMillan, Head of North America, Washington DC

Will Dunlop, Senior US editor, Washington DC

Marisha Goldhamer, US and Canada editor, Washington DC

Nina Lamparski, Head of Africa, Paris

Gaelle Faure, Deputy head of Africa, Paris

Brett Horner, Africa editor, Johannesburg

AFP works across Africa and has dedicated fact check reporters in: Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Ethiopia.