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45 Years of Driving Diversity in Journalism
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Dear Maynard Family,

As we prepare to gather in-person with Maynard 200 Fellows next month, we've been reflecting on how the Maynard Institute has provided training for journalists of color for over 45 years. Anyone who has been touched be our programs; trainees, mentors and teachers, are a part of our Maynard Family. These connections support each other in hardship and celebrate each others wins, so we're excited to share a non-exhaustive list of Maynard Family professional updates from the summer of 2022, which is linked below. 

As much as we are excited by the progress of our alumni through the years, we are equally saddened with the loss of long time supporter of the institute and Maynard 200 faculty and mentor, Henry Fuhrmann. The decorated journalist was a staunch advocate of evolving media language to become more accurate and fair to the experiences of underserved communities. Read a tribute by the director of the Maynard 200 Fellowship, Odette Alcazaren-Keeley, below. 

We are striving to continue the evolution of language and workplace equity in newsrooms across the United States through the Equity and Belonging Newsroom Transformation program. Two news organizations will receive 5 months of expert consultation to accelerate DEI efforts and improve coverage. Applications are due October 7. Learn more below. 

Stay positive. Test negative.

With gratitude,

Evelyn Hsu and Martin G. Reynolds
Co-Executive Directors
The Maynard Institute for Journalism Education
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Tribute to dearly departed member of the Maynard family, Henry Fuhrmann

We at the Maynard Institute were shocked and deeply saddened to learn of Henry Fuhrmann’s sudden passing on September 14, 2022. Fuhrmann’s long-time support of the institute included being part of the faculty and serving as a mentor for the Maynard 200 Fellowship program. Read this tribute by Maynard 200 Program Director, Odette Alcazaren-Keeley. 

Maynard Family Update: Roundup of exciting career updates and media projects from Maynard program alumni

The Maynard Institute has trained journalists of color for over 45 years, so there are always alumni promotions and wins to celebrate! Check out the latest alumni updates from the summer and fall of 2022.

Why your news organization should apply to the Equity & Belonging Newsroom Transformation Program by October 7

As the application deadline approaches on October 7, we asked the program’s consultants why they think organizations should apply. Read their bios to learn more about their expertise and check out their quotes in our latest blog
 


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October 27-29, 2022
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Thanks to Maynard 200 alums & faculty for sharing...

Greater China News Director – AP, Beijing, China

Manager, News Operations – AP, New York, NY

Senior Producer, News (Contract) – AJ+/Al Jazeera, Washington, DC

Deputy Editor, Race & Equity – The Guardian US, New York, NY

Editor – Carolina Public Press, North Carolina/Remote

Assistant Sports Editor – The Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX

Sports Editor/Managing Producer – Syracuse.com and The Post-Standard, Syracuse, NY

Multimedia Journalist – Austin PBS, Hybrid remote/Austin, TX

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Senior Distribution Editor – Insider Inc, New York, NY

Asian American and Pacific Islander Reporter – San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, CA

Senior Editor, Investigations – Houston Chronicle, Houston,TX

Managing Editor – Truthdig, Remote

Deputy Editor – Truthdig, Remote

Reporter/Researcher & Writer/Columnist (part-time) – The Grade, Remote

Chief Executive Officer – Online News Association, Washington, DC

Podcast Producer, Fifth & Mission –  San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco, CA

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