Sports Journalism Institute

Helping women and minorities get into newsrooms since 1993

Alumni: Where Are They Now?

The Sports Journalism Institute’s first group of interns graduated in 1993. Since then, graduates have found work in cities across the United States and abroad.

2018

  • Alaa Abdeldaiem, Indiana University/Purdue University, Senior. Internship host: MLB.com. Today: Sports Illustrated. Twitter: @aabdelda
  • DeAundra Allen, Kansas State, Junior, Internship host: Kansas City Star. Twitter:@DeAundraAl
  • Allana Barefield, Xavier University, Junior, Internship host: Tampa Bay Times. Twitter: @Allana_B18
  • Michael Curtis, Middle Tennessee St., Senior, Internship host: Knoxville News Sentinel. Today: The Post-Standard (Syracuse, NY). Twitter: @MikeACurtis2
  • Cameron Fields, Ohio University, Junior, Scripps Scholar, Internship host: Toledo Blade. Twitter: @CameronFields_
  • Angel Franco, Texas A&M, Junior, Internship host: Gannett Scholar. Twitter: @angelmadison_
  • Steven Hernandez, Ohio University, Junior, Internship host: MLB.com. Twitter: @StevenEHernanP
  • Chancellor Johnson, Arizona State, Junior, Internship host: ESPN. Twitter: @ChancellorTV
  • Christopher Lopez, Columbia University, Junior, Internship host: Southern California News Group. Twitter: @clopez1228
  • Tashan Reed, Missouri, Senior, Internship host: (Memphis) Commercial Appeal. Today: Florida State reporter, The Athletic. Twitter: @tashanreed
  • Souichi Terada, Michigan State, Junior, Internship host: The Tennessean. Twitter: @SouichiTerada26
  • Andre Toran, Christopher Newport, Senior, Internship host: Gannett Scholar. Today: Graduate student, Northwestern University. Twitter: @AndreToran
  • Jaydn Watson-Fisher, Oklahoma, Senior, Internship host: Gannett Scholar. Today: Times-Record (West Arkansas) Twitter: @jwatsonfisher

2017

  • Kendra Andrews, Gonzaga University, Sophomore, Internship host: Salt Lake Tribune. Today: Graduating Senior
  • Ben Arthur, University of Portland, Senior. Internship host: Denver Post. Today: SeattlePI.com.
  • Kellen Becoats, Ohio University, Senior, Internship host: CBSSports.com, Scripps Foundation Scholar. Today: SI.com
  • Kaila Burns-Heffner, Clemson, Senior, Internship host: ESPN. Today: ESPN
  • Mark Eisenhauer, George Washington University, Senior, Internship host: Houston Chronicle. Today: CBSSports.net
  • Eden Laase, Gonzaga University, Senior, Internship host: AWSM Scholar, Sports Illustrated. Today: TheUpbeatSports.com
  • Logan Murdock, San Francisco State, Junior, Internship host: Commercial Appeal (Memphis). Today: Warriors reporter NBC Sports Bay Area.
  • Alexander Ofori, Elon University, Senior, Internship host: MLB.com.
  • Colton Pouncy, Missouri, Senior, Internship host: Tennessean. Today: Michigan State reporter, The Athletic
  • Josh Tolentino, Illinois State, Senior, Internship host: Kansas City Star. Today: Tampa Bay Rays reporter, The Athletic
  • Khari Thompson, Hampton University, Senior, Internship host: AL.com, Scripps Foundation Scholar. Today: The Commercial Appeal
  • DeArbea Walker, Syracuse University, Junior, Internship host: MLB.com. Today: Philadelphia Inquirer.

2016

  • Malika Andrews, University of Portland, Junior, Denver Post. Today: NBA reporter, ESPN.
  • Kim Brenneisen, University of Utah, Sophomore, MLB.com. Today: Associate editor, ESPN
  • Canaan Cadwell, Sam Houston State,Junior, The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.), APSE-Scripps Scholar
  • Javier Cortez, Texas El Paso, Senior. Tennessean
  • Christian Hardy, Kansas University, Sophomore Internship Host: Kansas City Star. Today: University Daily Kansan
  • Hayden Kim, University of Oregon. Internship host: Salt Lake Tribune. Today: Bleacher Report
  • Aaron Reiss, University of Missouri, Junior, Houston Chronicle. Today: Texans reporter, The Athletic
  • Damian Reynolds, University of Georgia, Senior, ESPN
  • Katie Richcreek, Azusa Pacific. Internship host: Los Angeles Daily News. Today: ESPN.Where have you worked: Bleacher Report. Today: NFL editor, The Action Network
  • Shannon Scovel, American University, Junior, Sports Illustrated, AWSM Scholar. Today: NCAA.com
  • Chris Yangas, Ohio University, Junior, SportsManias.com, APSE-Scripps Scholar
  • Daniel Ynfante, Manhattan College, Junior, MLB.com, Today: Grant writer, WHEDCoSpeaks

2015

  • Chris Bumbaca, University of Wisconsin at Madison. Internship host: Kansas City Star. Today: Reporter, MiLB.com
  • Michelle Fenelon, University of Massachusetts at Boston. Internship host: South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Today: Host/Reporter at ECTV, Boston
  • Wilton Jackson, University of Southern Mississippi. Internship host: ESPN. Today: HoopsHabit.com
  • Zolan Kanno-Young, Northeastern University. Internship host: USA Today. Today:Wall Street Journal
  • Colby Lanham, Clemson University. Internship host: Freelance writer
  • Alex Nieves, Occidental College. Internship host: Los Angeles News Group, Today: Intern at Politico
  • Vincent Pena, Northern Arizona. Internship host: Salt Lake Tribune
  • Ashley Scoby, AWSM Scholar, University of Kentucky. Internship host: Sports Illustrated. Previous stops: Kansas City Star. Today: Freelance reporter
  • Jaylon Thompson, University of Georgia. Internship host: Houston Chronicle. Previous stops: Intern, Atlanta Journal Constitution. Today: Atlanta Legends Football
  • Alysha Tsuji, AAJA Scholar, Pepperdine. Internship host: MLB.com. Today: ESPN, social media
  • Wynston Wilcox, Scripps Howard Scholar, Ohio University. Internship host: Pittsburgh Tribune Review. Previous stops: Intern, Macon Telegraph, Niagara Gazette. Today: Augusta Chronicle
  • Cameron Wolfe, University of Houston. Internship host: Denver Post, Today: Miami Dolphins reporter, ESPN.

2014

  • Chris Chavez, Marquette University. Internship host: ESPN.com. Today: Sports Illustrated
  • Annie Dankleson, University of Missouri. Internship host: MLB.com. Today: Digital Content Manager, University of Maryland.
  • Sean Hurd, George Washington University. Internship host: MLB.com. Today: Associate editor, The Undefeated
  • Avery Jennings, Ohio University, Scripps Howard Scholar, Internship host: Knoxville News-Sentinel. Today: News producer, Fox 19 Cincinnati
  • Thuc Nhi Nguyen, University of Washington. Internship host: Southern California News Group, Daily Breeze News, Today: UCLA Beat reporter, Los Angeles Newspaper Group
  • Katie O’Keefe, Colorado State University. Internship host: Kansas City Star. Today: Freelance reporter, Colorado Springs Gazette
  • Chris Shelton, University of Houston. Internship host: South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Today: Zones editor, Houston Chronicle
  • Tierra Smith, Grambling State University. Internship host: Salt Lake Tribune, Today: Bisnow, Houston, Texas
  • Keith Turner, Ohio University, Scripps Howard Scholar. Internship host: South Florida Sun-Sentinel
  • Alexandria Valdez, University of Montana, Association of Women in Sports Media Scholar, Internship host: Denver Post. Today: Communications specialist, Montana Chamber of Commerce.
  • Rhiannon Walker, University of Maryland, College Park. Internship host: Houston Chronicle, Today: Redskins reporter,  The Athletic

2013

 

  • Brandon Theo Dorsey, Hampton University. Internship host: Washington Times, Today: Weekend Sports Anchor, Reporter – WALB News 10
  • Rebecca Fitzgerald, State University of New York at Geneseo, Internship Host: Kansas City Star. Today: Churchillville Chill Central School District, School Media Specialist
  • Erica A. Hernandez, University of Florida. Internship host: Sun-Sentinel, Today: Mobile Producer, CNN
  • Martenzie Johnson, University of Missouri. Internship host: MLB.com, Today: Associated editor, The Undefeated, ESPN
  • Isabelle Khurshudyan, University of South Carolina. Internship host: ESPN.com. Today: Capitals reporter – The Washington Post
  • Alvaro Ignacio Montaño, University of Houston. Internship host: Los Angeles Daily News. Today: Sports writer, Houston Chronicle.
  • Kelly Parsons, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Internship host: Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Today: Master of social work student
  • Alex Riggins, San Diego State. Internship host: Salt Lake Tribune. Today: Night breaking news reporter, San Diego Tribune.
  • Caitlin Swieca, University of Missouri at Columbia. Internship host: Denver Post. Today: Marketing and sales coordinator.
  • Christian Trevino, University of Maryland, College Park, MLB.com. Today: USC reporter, 24/7 Sports.
  • Rhiannon Walker, University of Maryland, College Park. Internship host: Oklahoman. Today: Redskins reporter, The Athletic.

2012

  • Mariah Baylor, Hampton University. Scripps Scholar. Internship host: Virginian Pilot. Today: Owner, Lisette Creative Group
  • Nick Creegan, University of Albany. Internship Host: ESPN.com. Today: Senior creative producer, RYOT
  • Gary Cotton, University of Missouri. Internship host: MLB.com. Today: Mobile producer, CNN.
  • Ros Dumlao, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign. Internship host: Denver Post. Previous stops: The Clarion-Ledger, JSU beat reporter. Today: International Paralympic Committee, editorial coordinator
  • Maya Jones, Xavier University of Louisiana. Internship host: Detroit News. Today: The Undefeated.
  • Olivia Lewis, Hampton University. Internship host: Houston Chronicle.  Today: Public Policy Fellow
  • Craig Malveaux, Loyola University of New Orleans. Internship host: Minneapolis Star Tribune. Previous stops: San Diego Union Tribune. Today: Coordinator of Inclusion, NCAA
  • Antonio Morales. San Diego State University. Internship host: MLB.com. Previous stops: Orange County Register, The Daily Breeze, Victoria Advocate. Today: USC reporter, The Athletic
  • Antonio Olivero, Syracuse University. Internship host: Wall Street Journal. Today: Sports and outdoors editor, Summit Daily News
  • Jack Wang, University of California at Berkeley. Internship host: Salt Lake Tribune. Today: News officer, University of Chicago
  • RJ Young, University of Oklahoma. Internship host: Oklahoman. Today: YouTube voice of Sooners football

2011

  • Sarah Kuta, Northwestern. AWSM Scholar. Internship host: Denver Post. Today: Denver-based writer/editor
  • Jay Lee, University of Illinois, Internship host: MLB.com. Today: Head of Insights and Marketing, Rippleworks
  • Patricia Lee Martorona, Duke University, Internship host: ESPN (espnW). Today: Manager, US Digital Acquisition, New York Times
  • Tariq Lee-Grimes, Temple University. Internship host: The Oklahoman.
  • Craig Malveaux, Loyola University of New Orleans. Internship host: Minneapolis Star Tribune. Today: Coordinator of Inclusion, NCAA
  • Ignacio Marquez, Cal-State Northridge. Internship host: Colorado Springs Gazette. Today: Content editor, ESPN
  • Mike Martinez, University of Detroit Mercy. Internship host: MLB.com.  Today: Reporter, Automotive News
  • Carron Phillps, BA – Morehouse College, MA- Syracuse University. Internship host: The Salt Lake Tribune. Today: Columnist, New York Daily News
  • Chaunte’l Powell, Hampton University. Scripps Scholar. Internship host: Asbury Park Press. Today: Florida State reporter, Orlando Sentinel
  • Chris Torres, Hampton University. Scripps Scholar. Internship host: Palm Beach Post Previous stop: The Daily Journal (Metro Reporter) Today: Communications coordinator, International Bottled Water Association.
  • Elizabeth Torres, Emerson College. Internship host: ESPN. Today: Senior associate director, marketing content, Boston College.

2010

  • Aaron Hilton, Hampton University.Internship host: Sacramento Bee. Today: Multimedia producer and podcast host.
  • Kyle Goon, Maryland. Internship host: Salt Lake Tribune. Today: Lakers reporter, Southern California News Group
  • Aaron Martinez, UTEP. Internship host: Houston Chronicle. Today: Staff Reporter – El Paso Times
  • Amelia Rayno, Emerson. Internship host: Star Tribune in Minneapolis. Today: Freelance journalist.
  • Cheng Sio, University of Colorado. Internship host: Colorado Springs Gazette
  • Malik Smith, Hampton University. Scripps Scholar. Internship host: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Today: Associate editor, The Action Network
  • Didier Morais, Syracuse. Internship host: MLB.com. Today: Senior account director, Lifestyle at Berk Communications.
  • Tariq Lee, Temple. Internship host: The Oklahoman
  • Shemar Woods, Hampton University. Internship host: Denver Post. Today: Senior editor, Sports Illustrated
  • Alex Prewitt, Tufts. Internship host: ESPN.com. Previous stop: Washington Post. Today: NHL Reporter – Sports Illustrated
  • Isis Roberts, Cal-Long Beach. Internship host: Santa Cruz Sentinel. Today: Masters degree candidate, California State, Long Beach

2009

  • Andrew Johnson, Morehouse College. Internship host: Fayetteville (North Carolina) Observer. Today: Production Assistant – ESPN
  • Anna Kim, University of North Carolina. Internship host: Buffalo News. Today: Principal, strategic communications, Community Solutions, Inc.
  • Juan Lopez, University of Nevada-Reno. Internship Host: Colorado Springs Gazette. Today: Live Out Loud Financial Coaching Inc, Reno/Tahoe Realty Group, Reno Gazette-Journal, NAK National & Local Alumni Associations, TEDx Speaker; Founder at Juan V López, Inc – Digital Marketer, Empowerment Speaker, University of Nevada, Reno MBA.
  • Jordan Mason, University of North Carolina. Internship host: ESPN. Today: Consultant, Credia in Plano, Texas
  • Larry Young, Southern University. Internship host: Houston Chronicle. Today: Baton Rouge Police Department.
  • Anica Wong, Stanford, Internship host: Denver Post. Today: Communications Specialist, Colorado School of Mines Foundation
  • David Ubben, University of Missouri. Internship host: The Oklahoman. Today: Tennessee athletics reporter, The Athletic.
  • Ronnie Turner, University of Houston. Internship host: Salt Lake Tribune. Today: International student recruiter, Houston Community College.
  • Nate Taylor, Central Missouri University. Internship host: Star Tribune in Minneapolis.  Today: Kansas City Chiefs reporter, The Athletic.

2008

  • Mario Aguirre, Cal State Fullerton. Internship host: Colorado Springs Gazette. Today: Reporter – RVG Sports.com, The Monitor
  • Stephen Chen, University of California – Berkeley. Internship host:Tacoma News Tribune. Today: Vice President, QuinStreet
  • Jackie Friedman Stanmyre, Syracuse, Internship host: Minneapolis Star Tribune. Today: Program coordinator, teaching instructor, Rutgers University
  • Steven Gaither, Winston Salem State. Internship host: Fayettville (NC) Observer. Today: Founder, HBCU Gameday
  • Caryn Grant, Howard University. Internship host: Wilmington News Journal. Today: Manager, Multicultural Development, NASCAR
  • Steven Hinton, Bethune Cookman. Internship host: Tampa Tribune. Today: Manager of Payment Integrity at Healthfirst.
  • Jerome Hubbard, Grambling State. Internship host: San Francisco Chronicle. Today: Senior communications consultant, Kaiser Permanente
  • Yvette Lanier, Michigan State. Internship host: Denver Post Today: Writer, Kenneth Hagin Ministries
  • Sunnie Redhouse Clahchischiligi, New Mexico. Internship host: Salt Lake City Tribune. Today: Sports writer, Navajo Times
  • Carlos Silva, University of Texas at El Paso. Internship host: Houston Chronicle. Today: Sports editor, Lubbock-Avalanche Journal

2007

  • Justin Amoah, Brown University. Internship host: Fayetteville (North Carolina) Observer. Today: Financial Crude Oil Trader at PetroChina International
  • Zuri Berry, California State University. Internship host: Marin Independent Journal. Today: Senior managing editor, WAMU 88.5
  • Amanda Comak Zrebiec, Boston University. Internship host: The Buffalo News. Today: Account manager, Abel Communications
  • Christopher Elliott, University of Houston. Internship Host: Houston Chronicle. Today: Executive Director of Marketing and Communication, Lamar Institute of Technology.
  • Joel Erickson, Missouri.Internship host: Denver Post. Today: Colts reporter, Indianapolis Star
  • Baxter Holmes, University of Oklahoma. Internship host: Salt Lake Tribune. Today: NBA features reporter – ESPN.com
  • Randall Todd Johnson, Northwestern University. Internship host: – Tampa Tribune. Today: Executive director, NBCBLK
  • Amber Kuehn Krempel, Montana. Internship host: Tacoma News Tribune. Today: 
  • Stephen K. Lee, Rutgers. Internship host: Erie (Pennsylvania) Times-News. Today: Digital specialist, ADT
  • Anna Liu, San Francisco State. Internship host: San Francisco Chronicle. Today: Partner, Steven Adair MacDonald & Partners, San Francisco. 
  • Stefen Lovelace, Penn State. Internship host: Wilmington (Delaware) News Journal. Today: Account director, imre
  • Brandi Perez Cabling , California State University, Long Beach. Internship host: Colorado Springs Gazette. Today: Content marketing manager, iProspect, San Diego
  • Missy Rosenberg Khamvongsa, American University. Internship host: Minneapolis Star Tribune. Today: Editor – The Washington Post

2006

  • Angela Busch Denker, Missouri. Internship host: Minneapolis Star Tribune. Today: Lutheran pastor, Easter Lutheran Church Elca 
  • Lourdes Castillo Jank, University of Houston. Internship host: Houston Chronicle.
  • Ronald Clark, Hampton. Internship Host: Colorado Springs Gazette. Today: Teacher, Hoover High, San Diego.
  • Kate Crandall Yale. Internship Host: The Tampa Tribune. Today: Partner Manager, Oracle, Colorado
  • Danny Davis. Montana. Internship Host: The (Tacoma) News Tribune. Today: Austin American-Statesman (University of Texas sports reporter)
  • Courtney Eiland, Howard University. Internship host: Erie (Pa.) Times News. Today: Marketing communications coordinator, Virtual, Inc. Virginia.
  • Brandon Meachum, Washington State. Internship host: Denver Post. Today: Footwear developer, Nike.
  • Chhun Sun, Fresno State. Internship host: Salt Lake City Tribune. Today: Public Safety Reporter at The Gazette – Colorado Springs
  • Maggie Thach Morshed, Fresno State. Internship host: San Francisco Chronicle. Today: Peace Writer at University of San Diego
  • Jill Iund Tompkins, Arkansas. 
  • Andy Vazquez, Central Florida. Internship Host: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer.  Today: New York Jets writer, The Record (N.J.)
  • James Wagner, Virginia. Internship host: Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer.  Today: Yankees Reporter – New York Times
  • Sirage Yassin, Penn State. Internship host: Wilmington (Del.) News Journal. Today: Web Coordinator at The Philadelphia Tribune

2005

  • Ivan Orozco, San Diego State, Internship host: Colorado Springs Gazette,  Today: San Diego, California
  • Lindsey Walton, Howard University. Internship host: Columbus (Ga.) Ledger-Enquirer. Today: Director of Communications, Council of District of Columbia.
  • Bryan Chu, UCLA, Internship Host: Denver Post. Today: Senior Brand Manager at Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles
  • Brandon Cleaver, Michigan State. Internship host: Des Moines Register. Today: Building Liason, CSI Development and Support, Detroit.
  • Chastity Rolling, Michigan. Internship host: Minneapolis Star Tribune. Today: Teacher, Chicago
  • Cynthia Blade Chavez, Cal San Diego. Internship host: San Francisco Chronicle. Today: Consumer Experience, Insights, Analytics & Planning, Walt Disney Studios, Los Angeles
  • Jaime Cardenas, Cal State Fullerton. Internship host: Spokane Spokesman-Review.  Today: Digital Analyst at Gannett, USA Today Network
  • Lisa Kennelly, Harvard. Internship host: Tacoma News Tribune. Today: CEO, Fishbrain AB, Sweden
  • Julian Benbow, Virginia Commonwealth. Internship host: Tampa Tribune. Today: Sports Reporter – The Boston Globe
  • Melanie Ho, Ottawa. Internship host: Wilmington News Journal. Today: Press and Communications, PR Plus, Hong Kong
  • Alisha Ricardi, Syracuse. Internship Host: The Houston Chronicle.  Today: Creative writer and actress in Los Angeles; General editor, ESPN.

2004

  • Jonathan Abrams, Southern Cal, Internship host: Des Moines Register. Today: NBA Reporter – Bleacher Report, Author
  • Carmen Castro, Texas Christian. Internship host: Dallas Morning News. Today: FEMA Public Affairs Specialist, Region 6, Denton, TX
  • Brian Gomez, Arizona State. Internship host: Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Today: Marketing Communications Specialist, Global Fishing Solutions, Wisconsin
  • Mark Lelinwalla. Queens College. Internship host: Philadelphia Inquirer. Today: Freelancer writer/producer, New York City
  • Jonathan Long, Middle Tennessee State. Internship host: Columbus (Ga.) Enquirer. Today: Director of Community Advancement, Wichita Chamber of Commerce.
  • Soraya Nadia McDonald, Howard University. Internship host: Jackson Clarion-Ledger.  Today: Senior Culture Reporter – The Undefeated
  • Stephen Norris, Washington State. Internship host: Colorado Springs Gazette. Today: Provider Acquisition Specialist, Bardavon Health Innovations, Seattle
  • H. Kim Sim, Southern California. Internship host: Buffalo News. Today: Attorney at Conkle, Kremer, & Engel, Santa Monica, California
  • Gerald Tang, Northwestern. Internship host: Houston Chronicle. Today: Director of Business Development, Acorns. Orange County, Calif.
  • Andre Watson, Md.-Eastern Shore. Internship host: Wilmington News Journal. Previous stop: Cherry Hill (NJ) Courier-Post. Today: Proposal Writer, Marketing Manager – Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, Philadelphia, PA

2003

  • Emily Davis, University of Houston. Internship host: Houston Chronicle. 
  • Jessica Delos Reyes, Bemidji State. Internship Host: The Seattle Times. Today: Media and Public Relations Manager for USA Shooting
  • Odeen Domingo, Cal-Fullerton. Internship host: Colorado Springs Gazette, Today: cohootsfdn Co-Founder, @FWMarket owner & AZC (Axing Zombies Champion)
  • Andrew Lawrence, University of Missouri, Internship: Dallas Morning News. Today: Freelance writer/Editor, Savannah, Ga.
  • Brenda Lee, Harvard, Internship host: Buffalo News. Today: Attorney – WilmerHale, Washington D.C.
  • Diamond Leung, UCLA. Internship host: Contra Costa Times. Today: Senior editor, The Athletic-NYC
  • Daniel Lyght, Maryland. Internship host: Glen Falls Post-Star. Today: Producer – PTI
  • Michael Martinez, UNC-Chapel Hill. Internship host: Minneapolis Star Tribune. Today: Senior News Producer, Crooked Media, Los Angeles.
  • Darnell Mayberry, Norfolk State. Internship host: Ledger-Enquirer. Today: Bulls reporter, The Athletic
  • Nicholas Williams, Marquette. Internship host: Wilmington Delaware News Journal. Today: Business reporter, Milwaukee Business Journal.

2002

  • Joseph Arnold, Ohio University. Internship host:Columbus Dispatch. Today: Associate Communications Director, Fisher College of Business, Columbus.
  • Cheven Boddie, UNC-Charlotte. Internship host:Austin American Statesman. Today: Product specialist. Bank-Fund Staff Federal Credit Union, Washington, D.C.
  • David Carrillio Peñaloza, Cal-Northridge. Internship host: Los Angeles Times. Today: Los Angeles Times Community News sports editor
  • Melody Gutierrez, Cal-Chico. Internship host:Houston Chronicle. Today: Political Journalist, Los Angeles Times
  • Chris Hunt, SUNY Stony Brook. Internship host:New York Daily News. Today: Editor, Reebok Innovation Collective, Boston.
  • Colleen Kane, Illinois. Internship host: Chattanooga Times Free Press. Where are you today: Bears Reporter, Chicago Tribune
  • Daniel Kim, Cal-Berkeley. Internship host: Buffalo News. Today: News editorESPN, Los Angeles
  • Shannon Owens Green, Texas. Internship host: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer. Today: Community conversations team, Orlando Sentinel
  • Graham Watson, Missouri. Internship host: Dallas Morning News. Today: Managing editor, The Rivard Report
  • Anthony Witrado, Fresno State. Internship host: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Today: Communications Specialist and Freelance reporter, Fresno, Calif.

2001

  • Clarissa Aljentera, San Jose State University. Internship Host: Contra Costa Times. Today: Archdiocese of Chicago – Senior Coordinator of Family Ministries
  • Richard Dudley Brown, Winthrop University. Internship host: Chattanooga Times Free Press, Public Relations Manager – Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport. 
  • Candace Buckner. University of Missouri. Internship host: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer. Today: Wizards reporter, The Washington Post. 
  • Daniel Cortez, Indiana University. Internship host: Houston Chronicle. Today: Senior attorney at Foley, Baron, Metzger & Juip, Detroit.
  • Whitney Ellis, Auburn University. Internship host: Columbus Dispatch. Today: Senior Public Relations Specialist, Honeywell, Fort Mill, South Carolina.
  • Terron Hampton, Maryland. Internship host: Austin American-Statesman. Today: Maryland
  • Brian Salgado, Marquette. Internship host: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Today: President, El Salgado Media
  • Laura Sommers, Syracuse. Internship host: Dallas Morning News. 
  • Rahula Strohl, Oberlin College, Internship Host: Tacoma News Tribune. Today: Communications and outreach volunteer, Planned Parenthood

2000

  • Burnice Cain, Howard University. Internship host: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Today: Washington, D.C.
  • Ryan Divish. University of Montana. Internship Host: The News Tribune (Tacoma). Today: The Seattle Times. Mariners beat writer
  • Sherlon Christie. Northeastern University. Internship host: Dallas Morning News. Today: Sports Reporter – Asbury Park Press
  • Valerie Gutierrez. University of Southern California. Internship host: Los Angeles Times. 
  • Nikki Herbert, Trinity University. Internship host: Houston Chronicle. 
  • Kevin Howell. Morgan State University. Internship host: Baltimore Sun. Today: Marketing writer, Versiek, New Jersey
  • Curtis Johnson, Southern University. Internship host: Austin American-Statesman. Today: Deputy Chief, Federal Programs and Grants, DC Public Schools.
  • Akil Kennedy, Hampton Institute, Internship host: Cincinnati Enquirer. Today: U.S. Training and Instructional Support Lead, Generation – You employed. Washington D.C.
  • Damon Lawrence. Norfolk State University. Internship host: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer. 
  • Tammicka Logan Buford. Xavier University. Internship host: Daily Oklahoman. Today: Subfinder Specialist, Ferguson-Florissant School District.
  • David Uchiyama. Indiana University. Internship host: Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Today: North Carolina Department of Transportation.

1999

  • Megan Dickson DeCicco, Cal State-Chico. Internship host: Houston Chronicle. Today: Middle School Journalism Teacher, Pleasanton, California
  • Heather Dinich, Indiana. Internship host: Kansas City Star. Today: College Football Playoff reporter, ESPN
  • Jo’el Rouse, Indiana, Internship Host: Tacoma News Tribune. Today: Houston Texas, InOtherWordz Magazine
  • Rick Alonzo, Cal State-Long Beach. Internship host: Dallas Morning News. Today: Freelancer, St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Glennis Curry,Auburn. Internship host: Memphis Commercial Appeal. Sports Freelance.  Today: Communications Project Manager, Jones Worley, Atlanta
  • Robert E. Williams, Montclair State. Internship host: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel..Today: News editor, New York Post
  • Gary Estwick,Southern, Internship host: Austin-American Statesman. Today: Senior copy writer and brand manager. i-Blason LLC, Atlanta.
  • Meyla Hooker,Florida A&M. Internship host: Chicago Tribune. Today: High School Instructor, Dallas, Texas
  • Lonnie Simpson, Jackson State. Internship host: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer. 
  • Not located:
    • Gil Lopez, Stanford. Internship host: Sports Illustrated

1998

  • Nicole Vargas, School: University of California, San Diego. Today: Assistant professor, San Diego City College
  • Bryan Lee, School: Harvard. Today: Altos Eye Physicians, Palo Alto
  • Maiya Hayes, School: Florida A&M. Today: Senior communications specialist at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
  • Al Toby, School: Michigan State. Today: NFL editor, Yahoo! Sports
  • Ed Guzman, School: Stanford. Today: Senior communications manager at Sightline Institute, Portland.
  • Cara LaBrie, School: Santa Clara University. Today: Communications consultant, EPCOR water USA, Phoenix.
  • Marcus Thompson, School: Clark Atlanta. Today: Columnist, The Athletic, Bay Area
  • Rodney Sieh, School: Hunter College. Today: Publisher, Managing Editor, FrontPage Africa, Liberia.
  • LaTaiya Barnes, School: Jackson State. Today: Customer Service Associate, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama.
  • Not located:
    • Lesile Badger

1997

  • Kalimah Redd Knight, School: Hampton. Today: Deputy director of public relations, Tufts University
  • Bobby Cuza, School: Stanford. Today: New York 1 News political reporter.
  • Kristen Davis, School: University of Arizona: Today: Social media & “Best of” Manager, Cleveland.com
  • Glenn Jeffers, School: Northwestern. Today: Freelance Writer, Los Angeles
  • Laura Lee, School: Florida A&M. Today: Manager of educators, Lower East Side Tenement Museum, New York.
  • Kathleen Fieffe, School: Norfolk State. Today: Reference & Instruction Librarian
  • Kevin Paige, School: Howard. Today: Assistant Athletics Media Relations Director, Morgan State
  • Eduardo Encina, School: University of Maryland. Today: Sports reporter, Tampa Bay Times
  • Not located:
    • Sarah Hughes

1996

  • Angela Clare-Revell: School: Indiana. Today: Freelance writer/Event PR writer at various speedways, Indianapolis.
  • Michael Cunningham: School: Louisville: Today: Sports columnist: Atlanta Journal Constitution
  • Emily Dorman Towe, School: Florida State. Today: Co-owner/Winemaker J. Brix Wines. San Diego winemaker/freelance writer/brand manager
  • David Fong, School: Ohio State. Today: Sports Editor, Troy Ohio Daily News
  • Carlos Frias, School: Florida: Today: Food editor, Miami Herald
  • Steve Patterson, School: Ball State. Today: Vice President + Director Res Publica Group, Chicago.
  • Joy Spencer Visconti, School: Michigan State. Today: Director Detroit High School Journalism Program, Michigan State.
  • Darin Klahr, School: Miami. Today: Financial Analyst/Accounts Receivable. Tampa. 
  • Clarence Rolle, School: Clark. Today: Film Commissioner at Bahamas Film Commission
  • Not located:
    • Craig Sanders

1995

  • Alison Boyce Cotsonika. School: James Madison. Internship host: The Sporting News. Today: Managing editor, The Athletic-Detroit
  • Joseph Duarte, School: University of Texas. Today: University of Houston reporter, Houston Chronicle
  • Tarik El-Bashir, School: Howard. Today: Redskins reporter, The Athletic-D.C.
  • Darren Everson, Michigan. Internship host: Richmond Times-Dispatch. Today: Editor, Wall Street Journal
  • Darin KlahrSchool: Miami. Today: Financial Analyst/Accounts Receivable. Tampa.
  • Kimathi Lewis, School: Clark Atlanta. Today: Owner/Founder at Naturekleen. Stone Mountain, Ga.
  • Monty Phan. School: University of Arizona. Internship Host: The Orange County Register. Today: At-home dad, San Diego
  • Sekou Smith, School: Jackson State. Today: Reporter – NBA Digital, Turner Sports
  • Joanna Stamman Chadwick, School: Missouri. Today: High School Journalism teacher, Debry, Kansas
  • Annette VanDeCar, Today: Communications Coordinator at Little Traverse Bay of Bands Odawa Indians, Michigan. 
  • Not located:
    • Traci Allen

1994

class of 1994

  • Randi Adelman, School: American. R.N. Nurse – Substance Treatment and Research Service, New York City
  • Rachel Bachman;School: Michigan. Internship Host: The Sporting News. Today: Senior sports reporter, The Wall Street Journal
  • Tresa Brown Hightower, School: Florida A&M. Today: Development director, San Diego State University
  • Christine Diaz, School: Pan American. Today: United Airlines, Houston, Texas
  • Nagele Farrah, Avis, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • D. Christopher Garrett, School: Hampton University. Today: Senior Press Advisor, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • Richard Gooden, School:  Norfolk State. Today: Health Communications Specialist, Morehouse College
  • Paul Gutierrez, School: UNLV. Today: NFL Insider – ESPN
  • Gregory Lee, School:  Xavier University of Louisiana. Internship host: (Memphis) Commercial Appeal. Today: Senior managing editor, D.C./Baltimore, The Athletic.
  • Monica Lewis, School: Howard University. Today: Manager, Regional Media Relations, AmeriHealth Caritas
  • Beth McNichol-Neefjes, School: North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Today: Freelance writer and editor
  • Juan C. Rodriguez, Deceased. Former Beat Reporter – Marlins, Sun Sentinel – Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Chris Scott, School: Alabama. Today: Council assistant, City of Birmingham.
  • Andrew Tenn, School: Long Island University. Today: Realtor, Keller Williams. Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Ohm Youngmisuk, School: Michigan State. Today: Lakers reporter, ESPN

1993

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  • Milo Bryant, School: University of Arkansas at Fayetteville Today: CEO, NoBullFit Corporation, San Diego
  • Brian Ettkin, School: Ohio University, Today: Chief of Fun and Beauty at Painting By Lisa
  • Mary Green, School: American University. Internship Host: Scripps Howard News Service. Today: Contract specialist, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
  • Dana Heiss Grodin, School: Florida. Today: Vice President, Gemcor. Miami, Florida.
  • David Hinojosa, School: Texas at San Antonio. Today: Staff Writer – San Antonio Express-News
  • Jay Maebori, School: Washington. High School English teacher, Washington
  • Ana M. Menendez, School: Marshall University. Today: Teacher, Milwaukee Public Schools
  • Corwin Murray, School:Xavier University. Today: Sports reporter, St.Marynow.com
  • Duane Rankin, School: Marshall University. Today: Suns reporter, Arizona Republic
  • David Saez, School: Kent State. Today: Executive Director, Centro Latino Americano, Eugene, Ore.
  • Stephanie Storm Lariccia, School: Kent State. Today: Mental health therapist, Akron.
  • Michael Thomas, School: Norfolk State. Columbia, South Carolina.
  • Chanda Washington, School: Arkansas State. Internship host: Biloxi Sun-Herald. Today: Director of Communications D.C. office of Deputy Mayor of Planning and Economic Development
  • Not located:
    • Jeffrey Drews
    • Carlton Davis