Alumni & Friends

In nearly six decades, the Dow Jones News Fund has prepared thousands of journalists who have advanced to prestigious careers at respected American media and are pioneering the latest in digital media. Our alumni can be found at nearly every major organization. Our network continues to flourish through networking events, professional development opportunities and volunteer activities.

Search the alumni portal to reconnect with friends from your program, find alumni in your newsroom or make new connections. The portal can be filtered by first name, year in program, employer or university.

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  • Michael Schroeder
    Michael Schroeder
    Central Connecticut Communications University of Southern California CLASS OF 1979
  • Naka Nathaniel
    Naka Nathaniel
    Retired University of Texas at Austin CLASS OF 1990
  • Molly Weisner
    Molly Weisner
    Gannett University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill CLASS OF 2020
  • Justine Makieli
    Justine Makieli
    The New York Times Pennsylvania State University CLASS OF 2006
  • Kelly Wiese Niemeyer
    Kelly Wiese Niemeyer
    Washington University in St. Louis University of Missouri CLASS OF 1998
  • Molly Mirhashem
    Outside magazine Tufts University CLASS OF 2014
  • Mariah Schaefer
    University of Illinois Press University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign CLASS OF 2017
  • Moss Brennan
    Moss Brennan
    Watauga Democrat Appalachian State University CLASS OF 2020
  • Logan Moore
    Logan Moore
    Jacksonville Business Journal Ohio University CLASS OF 2020