Reynolds Center for Biz Journalism Announces 24 Fellowships

By: E&P Staff The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism announced 24 fellows who will attend the "Strictly Financial Seminar" and the "Business Journalism Professor Seminar" conducted by the center on Jan. 5- 8 in Phoenix.

Andrew Leckey, president of the Reynolds Center, said that fellow applications were "dramatically up" this year.

The seminars take place at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications. The fellowships are valued at $2,000 and cover seminar expenses.

The fellows are:

Debbie Blumberg, reporter, Dow Jones Newswires, New York

Dave Dreeszen, business editor, Sioux City Journal, Iowa

Lynn Ducey, staff writer, The Phoenix Business Journal

Karina Frayter, business producer, CNN America, New York

Joanisabel Gonzalez, staff reporter, El Nuevo Dia, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico

Jason Hidalgo, business reporter, Reno Gazette-Journal, Nevada

Brenda Krebs, Business Monday editor, The Miami Herald

Rob Neill, business producer,, Redmond, Wash.

Jeanine Poggi, reporter,, New York

Rachel Tobin Ramos, business reporter, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Hani Shawwa, TV producer, Reuters Insider, New York

Emily Stanitz, producer, Bloomberg Television, Washington

The professor seminar fellows are the following:

Adrianne Flynn, Capital News Service bureau director, University of Maryland, College Park, Md.

Emily Burch Harris, lecturer and student newspaper adviser, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, N.C.

James Kates, assistant professor, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Herbert Lowe, professional in residence, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wis.

Ceci Rodgers, adjunct instructor, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.

Buck Ryan, associate professor, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky.

Steve Schifferes, professor, City University, London, England

John C. Schmeltzer, chair, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Okla.

Claire Serant, assistant professor, St. John's University, Queens, N.Y.

Sheila L. Tefft, senior lecturer, Emory University, Atlanta

Leslie Wayne, visiting professional, Arizona State University, Phoenix

Nailene Chou Wiest, director, Global Business Journalism, Tsinghua University, Beijing


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