Josh Machleder

Josh Machleder
Josh Machleder 
Vice President for Europe and Eurasia

Josh Machleder is Internews' Vice President for Europe and Eurasia Programs.

Prior to holding this position, Machleder had 12 years of experience in international development in the field, including five years working for Internews as a Country Director and then Regional Manager in Central Asia, and two years in Southeast Asia.

He has worked for the Open Society Institute, IREX, and was an Alfa Fellow in Moscow in 2005 – 2006. Prior to working in international development, Machleder worked in TV and Radio production in New York City.

Machleder holds BA and MA degrees from Columbia University. He speaks English, Russian, Hebrew and French.

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  • Media Literacy Added to Teachers’ Curriculum in Ukraine

    Teachers walk down hallway of radio station
    Tuesday, October 1, 2013

    Twelve pedagogical colleges across Ukraine will soon launch a media literacy course for secondary school teachers-in-training, thanks to a new media literacy curriculum developed with support from the U-Media project, which is supported by Internews. Media literacy courses teach people how to consume media wisely, giving them the tools they need to recognize accurate, fair, and balanced media, and to reject biased, inaccurate and harmful media.

  • Media Literacy Course Will Reach Public Schools across Armenia

    2 girls work at their desks
    Wednesday, September 18, 2013

    The media literacy curriculum created by Internews’ local Armenian partner, the Media Initiatives Center (MIC), was officially approved by the Armenian Ministry of Education for use in public schools across the country beginning with the 2013-2014 school year. This represents a major accomplishment for MIC, which has been working on the curriculum for more than a year.

    The ten-lesson course teaches students how to evaluate messages they see in the media with a critical eye and introduces them to the basics of media production in a variety of formats, from print and online to TV and radio.