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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  • Eric Mandrackie
    Eric Mandrackie
    Dow Jones
  • David Cho
    David Cho
    Barron's CLASS OF 1997
  • Leah McGrath Goodman
    Leah McGrath Goodman
    Institutional Investor St. Bonaventure University CLASS OF 1998
  • Linda Perlstein
    Linda Perlstein
    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Wesleyan University CLASS OF 1992
  • Susan Leath
    Susan Leath
    Leath Consultant Group, LLC
  • Irving Mejia-Hilario
    Irving Mejia-Hilario
    Bridge Michigan Wayne State University CLASS OF 2022
  • Julia Staley
    Julia Staley
    Georgetown University CLASS OF 2022
  • Myesha Johnson
    Myesha Johnson
    The Detroit News Michigan State University CLASS OF 2022
  • James Pothen
    James Pothen
    New York University CLASS OF 2022