2020 was a bumpy ride, but we’re already excited for what 2021 has in store for us, starting with a new addition to our team. For the first episode of Southeast Asia Dispatches this year, Deborah Germaine Augustin sits down with New Naratif’s new Editor-in-Chief, Jacob Goldberg, and talk about his direction and what members can look forward to under his leadership.

Kelly Anissa is a journalist based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Previously, Kelly worked as a producer and presenter at BFM 89.9, a Malaysian radio station for current affairs. She has done work on a wide range of areas, covering environmental issues, policy and legal reforms in Malaysia, regional politics and health journalism. Outside of work, Kelly works on short films.