MAYBERRY WAS A television professional in New York, with stints at CNN and Fox News behind her; Stalin is an award-winning activist and filmmaker based in Goa, known for his pioneering community media work. When Mayberry moved to India to see if news could be done differently and used to empower people, she and Stalin started to work together on individual projects. It was in 2006, though, that the idea for a new model of community media struck them and they founded Video Volunteers,
today one of the largest community media initiatives
in the world.