A student in rural Fiji. (Photo courtesy Rise Beyond the Reef) A student in rural Fiji. (Photo courtesy Rise Beyond the Reef) Alex Stonehill Alex is a cofounder and editor of The Seattle Globalist. He's a visual journalist whose work has been published by PBS, The Seattle Times, FRONTLINE/World and the Seattle Weekly. Alex teaches journalism in the University of Washington's Department of Communication and recently directed the documentary film Barzan.