About

Didem Tali is a multi-award-winning journalist and a documentary filmmaker whose collaborations included the New York Times, National Geographic, BBC, CNN, NPR, Financial Times, The Guardian, The Washington Post, and many more.

Didem’s reporting of human rights issues around the world and passion for nuanced, character-driven storytelling won her many international recognitions including awards from the United Nations, British Council, Oxfam, and others.

Didem shared her manifesto for journalism and storytelling in her TED talk entitled “Staying Sane When News Hurt”.

As of 2021, she’s been developing Sanity Feed, a journalism app to help news consumers diversify their media diets, as a LEDE Fellow at the Solutions Journalism Network.

Didem also writes fiction set in contemporary Turkey and is represented by Michael Carr of Veritas Literary.

See more about her professional background on LinkedIn and email her at didem.tali@gmail.com