Mentors

Masuma Ahuja

Freelance journalist reporting on gender, migration and human rights

Marcia Allert

Director of Visual Journalism, The Dallas Morning News

Linda Austin

Project director, NewsTrain

Nancy Ancrum

Editorial Page Editor, Miami Herald

Zamná Ávila

Intern Supervisor and Editor, Random Lengths News

Jessica Bakeman

Editor, Reporter and Producer, WLRN

Tanya Ballard Brown

Editor, NPR

Jacqui Banaszynski

Journalist, Teacher and Story Coach

Lisa Bartfai

Independent radio journalist and audio producer

Cate Barron

President, PA Media Group

Jody Brannon

Director, Center for Journalism and Liberty

Jourdan Bennett-Begaye

Reporter, Indian Country Today

Nina Berman

Documentary Photographer

Helena Bottemiller Evich

Senior Food & Agriculture Reporter, Politico; Winner of the James Beard Award for Food and Health

David Boul

Former TV producer, The Oprah Winfrey Show & newspaper reporter, Atlanta Constitution

Steve Bousquet

Columnist/Opinions Writer, Sun Sentinel Opinion

Oralandar Brand-Williams

Senior Reporter, The Detroit News

Khristopher J. Brooks

Reporter, CBS MoneyWatch

Lawrence Budd

Retired Journalist, Now Mentor

Jake Bullinger

Editor, Bitterroot

Katy Burnell Evans

Metro Editor, Richmond Times-Dispatch

Matt Canham

Senior Federal Government Reporter, The Salt Lake Tribune

Alfredo Carbajal

Managing Editor,
Al Día/The Dallas Morning News

Susanna Capelouto

Senior Editor, WABE News

Chabeli Carrazana

Women and The Economy Reporter, The 19th News

Scott Carroll

Projects Editor, The News-Review

Jacqueline Charles

Caribbean Correspondent, The Miami Herald

Nicole Chavez

Race & Equality Reporter, CNN

Sarah Childress

Senior Reporter, Frontline

Jen Christensen

Writer/Producer, CNN

Sandra Clark

Vice President for News and Civic Dialogue, WHYY

Melvin Claxton

Former investigative journalist; Pulitzer Prize winner

Ivette Davila Richards

Freelance multimedia journalist; Former Board Member, The National Association of Hispanic Journalists

John D’Anna

Senior Reporter, The Arizona Republic

Felipe De La Hoz

Freelance investigative journalist, reporting on U.S. immigration; Lecturer at CUNY Newmark Graduate School of Journalism

Melissa Delaney

Former Editor-In-Chief, Austin Monthly; Editor, Computerworld; Reporter, The MetroWest Daily News in Massachusetts; Adjunct Professor; Freelance journalist

Zach Despart

Reporter, Houston Chronicle

Joni Deutsch

On Demand Content/Audience Engagement, WFAE Radio

Cheryl Devall

Wordslinger; Storyteller; Editor; Mentor

Gloria Dickie

Freelance science and environmental journalist; board member, Society of Environmental Journalists

Liam Dillon

Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times

Lance Dixon

Digital Editor, WLRN News

Scott Dodd

Senior Staff Editor, The New York Times; Board Member, Society of Environmental Journalists

Pat Duggins

News Director, Alabama Public Radio; Author, Final Countdown: NASA and the End of the Space Shuttle Program

Andrew Dye

Visual Journalist, Winston-Salem Journal

Daysha Eaton

Freelance public radio journalist

Stephanie Ebbert

Local and State Politics Reporter, The Boston Globe

Matt Eich

Assistant Professor of Photojournalism, Corcoran School of the Arts & Design at The George Washington University

Jane Elizabeth

Media consultant, Consult Creative LLC

Dan Evans

Miami Bureau Chief, South Florida Media Network; Journalism professor at Florida International University

Kholood Eid

Freelance Photographer

Duaa Eldeib

Reporter, ProPublica

J. Lester Feder

Freelance journalist

Susan Ferriss

Investigative Reporter, Center for Public Integrity

Mike Feinsilber

Former News Editor and Assistant Chief of Bureau for News, The Associated Press

Aaron Foley

Director, Black Media Initiative at Center for Community Media

Katherine Ellen Foley

FDA Reporter, Politico

Andrew Ford

Investigative Reporter, The Arizona Republic

Barbara Fraser

Climate editor, The National Catholic Reporter

Jacob Fries

Editor, The Pacific Northwest Inlander

Mei Fong

Journalist; Director of Communications & Strategy, Center for Public Integrity; Pulitzer Prize winner

Jeff Gauger

Content Advisor & Professional-In-Residence, Louisiana State University; North Louisiana Executive Editor, Shreveport Times/USA Today

Ashley Gilberston

Photojournalist, VII Agency

Trudi Gilfillian

South Carolina Opinion Editor, McClatchy Newspapers

Robert Glass

Freelance Journalist; Former Editor at the Associated Press

Rachel Gotbaum

Multiplatform Journalist

John Gravois

Assistant Political Editor, The Dallas Morning News

Nadege Green

Reporter, WLGN Miami

Brittany Greeson

Freelance Documentary Photographer

Karl Grossman

Professor of Journalism and Journalist

Bryan Gruley

Journalist and Author; Pulitzer Prize winner; Nominated for the “first novel” Edgar Award by the Mystery Writers of America

Jean Guerrero

Columnist, Los Angeles Times and Author

Auditi Guha

Senior Editor, VTDigger

Errin Haines

Editor, The 19th

Gary Harki

Investigative reporter, The Virginian-Pilot

Jamie Hancock

North Texas Editor & Intern Program Coordinator, The Dallas Morning News

Melinda Henneberger

Columnist, Kansas City Star; Pulitzer Prize finalist

Rod Hicks

Journalist-on-Call, Society of Professional Journalists; former AP editor

Mary Hudetz

Investigative Reporter, Seattle Times

Robert Jimison

Editor & Reporter, The Daily at The New York Times

Rachel Jones

Award-winning, international health reporter; Story editor, Global Press Journal

Antonia Juhasz

Freelance investigative journalist & Author

Jon Keegan

Investigative Data Journalist, The Markup

Asma Khalid

Correspondent, NPR

Andrew Khouri

Housing Reporter, The Los Angeles Times

Paul Kiel

Business Reporter, ProPublica

Eun Kyung Kim

Policy Editor for Immigration & Demographics, CQ Roll Call/FiscalNote

Francine Knowles

Former Religion and Business Reporter, The Chicago Sun-Times

Zak Koeske

South Carolina statehouse reporter, The State

Kim Kozlowski

Higher education reporter, The Detroit News

Derek Kravitz

Documenting Project Staff, Brown Institute for Media Innovation

Madhu Krishnamurthy

Senior staff writer and education writer, Daily Herald (suburban Chicago)

Kailyn Lamb

Freelance Writer/Editor

Emily Le Coz

Managing Editor of Regional Investigations, USA Today/Gannett

Anita Lee

Staff Writer, Sun Herald

Rhonda LeValdo

Reporter; faculty member, Haskell Indian Nations University Media Communications

Graham Lee Brewer

Contributing Editor, High Country News; Board Member, The Native American Journalists Association; Citizen of the Cherokee Nation

Susan Levine

Editor, Post Talent Network, The Washington Post

Melissa Lyttle

Independent Photojournalist

Justin Madden

Senior Editor/General Manager of The Sun News

Pete Madden

Investigative reporter, ABC News

Natasha Madov

Independent Digital Journalist

John Mancini

Director of Editorial Projects, Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY

Gustavo Martínez Contreras

Metro Reporter, Asbury Park Press

Amy Mayer

Freelance journalist

Patricia Mazzei

Miami bureau chief, New York Times

Maddie McGarvey

Photojournalist, Freelance

Tom McLaughlin

Reporter, Northwest Florida Daily News

Tracey McManus

Clearwater and Scientology Reporter, Tampa Bay Times

Bill Mitchell

CEO/President, Publisher, National Catholic Reporter

Natalie Y. Moore

Reporter, WBEZ

Summer Moore

Senior Project and Communications Manager, Gannett/USA Today

Greg Moore

Editor-in-chief and partner, Deke Digital; former editor, The Denver Post

James Morrison

Reporter/Producer, The Smithsonian Institution

Curtis Morgan

Hurricane, environment, courts and crime editor, The Miami Herald; Pulitzer Prize winner (2001, breaking news reporting)

Pat Nabong

Visual Journalist, Chicago Sun-Times

Elissa Nadworthy

Education Reporter, NPR

Darren Nichols

Contributing Columnist, Detroit Free Press

Denise-Marie Ordway

Managing Editor of Journalist’s Resource at the Harvard Kennedy School

Katie Orlinsky

Photographer, National Geographic

Mary Kelli Palka

Editor, Florida Times-Union

Nate Payne

Executive Editor, Traverse City Record-Eagle

Maria Peña

Washington Correspondent, Telemundo digital platform

Brianne Pfannenstiel

Chief Politics Reporter, Des Moines Register

Brian Purdue

Editor, Community Impact Newspaper

Rachel Piper

Digital news editor, The Salt Lake City Tribune; Pulitzer Prize winner (2017, local reporting)

David Plazas

Opinion and Engagement Director, USA TODAY Network Tennessee/The Tennessean

Bryan Pollard

2020 John S. Knight Journalism Fellow; former president of Native American Journalists Association

Carolyn Purcell

Senior Executive Producer, Sweet P Media and Adjunct Professor

Donovan Quintero

Reporter, Navajo Times

Megha Rajagopalan

International Correspondent, BuzzFeed News

Victor Manuel Ramos

Senior Staff Editor, Flex Desk, The New York Times

Liza Ramrayka

Freelance social justice writer and commissioning editor

Jackie Renzetti

Journalist, Bring Me The News and Freelance Journalist

Adam M. Rhodes

Social Justice Reporter, Chicago Reader

Monica Rhor

Editorial Writer/Columnist, Houston Chronicle

Nina Robinson

Photographer, Nina Robinson Photography

Flo Rogers 

Former CEO & Program Director, KNPR Las Vegas

Steve Rothaus

Journalist specializing in LGBTQ coverage, Miami Herald – retired

Mark Russell

Executive Editor, The Commercial Appeal

Michele Salcedo

Newsdesk Editor, Axios

Sanchez, Maria

Maria Sanchez

Syndicated columnist/Tribune, Independent Journalist

Melissa Sanchez

Reporter, ProPublica

Tim Schmitt

Golf coordinator, USA Today Network

Scott Schwebke

Investigative Reporter, Orange County Register/Southern California News Group

Matt Sedensky

Global Enterprise Writer, Associated Press

Nirvi Shah

Senior Deputy Editor, Politico

Kate Sheppard

Senior National Editor, The Huffington Post

Cristina Silva

Deputy Managing Editor for Enterprise, USA Today

Fran Silverman

Freelance Journalist, The Immigrant Story

Jim Simon

Freelance journalist; Adjunct journalism instructor at the University of Washington Department of Communication

Grant Smith

Data journalist, Reuters News

Laura Spencer-Morris

Arts & Culture Reporter, KCUR Radio

Darlene Superville

White House Reporter, Associated Press

Emilie Theresa Stigliani

Executive Editor, Burlington Free Press

Ross Taylor

Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Boulder

Bhumika Tharoor

Managing Editor, The Atlantic

Bill Theobald

Freelance journalist and Educator

Cheryl W. Thompson

Investigative Correspondent, NPR

Tom Tiberio

Managing Editor, New Ohio Review

Tim Trainor

Editor, Klamath Falls Herald and News

Mc Nelly Torres

Independent journalist; Former Investigative Producer, NBC6 in Miami; Founder, Florida Center for Investigative Reporting

Eileen Truax

Freelance journalist covering migration and politics

Abbie Van Sickle

Criminal Justice Reporter, The Marshall Project

Mercedes Vigon

Associate Director, International Media Center & Associate Professor in School of Communication and Journalism, Florida International University

Vickie Walton James

Senior National Editor, NPR

Kenneth Ware

Digital & Social Architect

Matthew Watkins

Managing Editor, The Texas Tribune

MaryJo Webster

Data Editor, Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

Mark Wert

Investigations and Enterprise Editor, Cincinnati Enquirer

Rob Wildeboer

Senior editor of news, WBEZ (Chicago)

Gayle Williams

Freelance journalist

Dave Wilson

Senior editor, state and municipal government & education, Miami Herald

Holly Wise

Senior Lecturer, Texas State University

Johnny Woodhouse

Retired journalist and Freelance Writer specializing in Healthcare

Lisa Worf

Assistant News Director, WFAE Radio

Cindy Yurth

Former Assistant Editor, Navajo Times; Retired journalist

Alison Young

Investigative reporter, USA Today

Julie Zauzmer

Reporter covering religion, faith and spirituality, The Washington Post