The Dow Jones News Fund chose 16 college students to receive free registrations to attend the National Association of Black Journalists and National Association of Hispanic Journalists convention and career fair through its Emerging Journalists Program.
The aim is to offer opportunities for diverse students whether at universities or community colleges to build their skills and professional networks at these important gatherings.
Attendees will write and tweet about their experiences at the conferences.
Here are the students attending #NABJNAHJ20, in the order pictured above starting from the top (l-r):
Bashirah Mack, University of California, Berkeley
Cameron Winston, California State University, Fullerton
Brittney Forbes, Louisiana State University
Hannah Ihekoronye, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
James Bowen, Stony Brook University
Jasmine Edmonson, Louisiana State University
Jennifer Cuevas, Quinnipiac University
Ximena Del Cerro, New York University
Maiya Turner, Texas Southern University
Jennifer Sanchez, New York University
Jessica Taylor, Wayne State University
Gracelynne West, University of California, Berkeley
Quintin Banks, Wayne State University
Lyrik Walker, University of Houston
Asia Riley, Spelman College
Julian Mendoza, California State University, Chico