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Greg Schreier Is Named 2007 Ed Trayes Scholar
Greg Schreier taking a quiz at Temple.  

It's that time of year when we announce the Ed Trayes Scholar, the outstanding intern from the 2007 DJNF Editing Residency at Temple University.

He is Greg Schreier, who interned last summer at The Associated Press in New York City. Greg is a journalism graduate of the University of Colorado. He is working on the copy desk and doing design work at The Tribune in Greeley, Colorado.


News Executives Join Dow Jones Newspaper Fund’s Board

Neal Lipschutz, senior vice president and managing editor of Dow Jones Newswires, and Cathy Panagoulias, an assistant managing editor for The Wall Street Journal, were elected to the board of directors of the Dow Jones Newspaper Fund at its annual meeting Nov. 2.


Student Press Law Center names LoMonte new executive director

The Student Press Law Center named Frank Daniel LoMonte as its new executive director. He succeeds Mark Goodman, who will leave the SPLC at the end of the year to become Knight Chair in Scholastic Journalism in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University.


2006 Teacher of the Year Joins NSPA Board

The Board of Directors of the National Scholastic Press Association has named Alan Weintraut, 2006 Dow Jones Newspaper Fund National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year, as one of two new members.


Metcalf Institute Recruits for Science Training Fellowships

Reporting on the environment, public policy, and even business, often requires journalists to explain complex scientific research and its implications. The Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental reporting is recruiting journalists for two science training fellowships: Metcalf’s Tenth Annual Science Immersion Workshop for Journalists, and the Metcalf Institute Diversity Fellowships in Environmental Reporting.


Former Workshopper Trains Young Radio Journalists in Chile
Doug Mitchell  

Doug Mitchell, a 1978 Dow Jones Newspaper Fund workshop participant at Oklahoma State University, is spending time in Chile training young radio journalists using the National Public Radio model under a Fulbright Commission grant. Below the "Next Generation Radio" project leader at NPR describes his love of experiental learning and the project he is working on.

If you ever get an e-mail from me, you’ll see at the bottom of it, a phrase.


Ohio Adviser Named Journalism Teacher of the Year
Jim McGonnell  

The Dow Jones Newspaper Fund named Jim McGonnell of Findlay (Ohio) High School the 2007 National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year.


Kaiser Family Foundation launches reporting program on global health issues

The Kaiser Family Foundation, through its Media Fellowships Program, is launching a new program for reporting on global health issues.


Free Spirit Scholarship and Conference Accepting Applications

The Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship and Conference Program is now accepting applications. The program annually awards $1,000 college scholarships to 102 high school seniors who are interested in pursuing journalism careers and who demonstrate qualities of "free spirit." The postmark deadline is October 15.  (more)

Brasler to Receive Journalism Award at University of Missouri

Wayne M. Brasler, a 1981 High School Journalism National Teacher of the Year award winner, will receive a 2007 Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism.



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