Whetstone Dispatch: Tanji Fish Market

Today we bring you to the world famous Tanji Fish Market in The Gambia. Our host, fishmonger Alagi Sarr, shares with us the pride of the village, the #bonga fish, and demonstrates their distinctive way of smoking and preserving it.

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About David Alexander

David Alexander is an independent multimedia journalist and documentary filmmaker/director with over 10+ years producing films on behalf of clients from all over the world. 

His work has appeared in outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, TIME Magazine, The Economist, ESPN, ABC News, and others.

His work for organizations such as The Elton John AIDS Foundation, The Starkey Hearing Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation, and others, has helped raise large sums of financial support, as well as public awareness for a variety of targeted developmental goals worldwide.

David earned his Masters degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 2011.

David Alexander

Whether as strategist, director, editor, filmmaker, David is a passionate and original storyteller, condensing complex information and ideas into entertaining and informative visual narratives.

As filmmaker for NGO’s, David has traveled to more than 30 countries, and his work featured at the Clinton Global Initiative, in The Economist, The Wall St. Journal, TIME Magazine, ABC News, Mashable, The Atlantic, and The Huffington Post.

He’s a Columbia University Graduate School alumni, with a Masters degree in Journalism with a Digital Media focus.