Executive DirectorBoard Member
Jonathan Miller’s work as a journalist, writer, editor, radio producer, podcaster, communications specialist, and project leader has taken him more than 20 countries. He spent 13 years living in the Philippines and Peru prior to moving to Ithaca, New York, in 2001 and joining the Homelands collective. He has been executive director since 2006.
Ruxandra Guidi has been telling nonfiction and news stories for almost two decades. Her reporting for public radio, magazines, and various multimedia outlets has taken her throughout the United States, the Caribbean, South and Central America, as well as Mexico and the U.S.-Mexico border region.
Senior ProducerBoard Vice President
Sandy Tolan is associate professor of journalism at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at USC and author of Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land and The Lemon Tree: An Arab, A Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East.
Senior ProducerBoard Treasurer
Alan Weisman has worked on seven continents and in nearly 60 countries. He is the author of six books; his most recent, Countdown: Our Last, Best Hope for a Future on Earth?, is now in 13 foreign language editions.
Roberto (Bear) Guerra is a photographer whose work addresses globalization, development, and social and environmental justice issues. His photo essays and images have been published and exhibited widely in the United States and abroad. In 2019, he was named photo editor of High Country News.
Cecilia Vaisman, our beloved colleague and friend, died on September 27, 2015. In addition to serving as a senior producer for Homelands, she was associate professor at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, and a mentor and inspiration to many.