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Alumni Portrait: Los Angeles Times Sacramento Bureau Chief John Myers

Even for a seasoned statehouse reporter like John Myers, the last year has been an unusual one in the California capital. The election last November of Donald Trump “has shaken up the political order of Sacramento,” said the 1995 graduate of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Myers, The Los Angeles Times’ Sacramento bureau…
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Lecturer Portrait: Thomas Peele

The December morning was crisp and clear, a quiet Saturday in Oakland, and Thomas Peele had barely woken when he heard his cellphone chime. The text came from a photographer Peele knew, who had been up all night. It was a single expletive. Peele sent back a question mark, and the photographer replied: ‘Nine dead.…
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Brad Bailey Named Winner in Student Academy Awards

Brad Bailey, who graduated in May from the Graduate School of Journalism, has been named one of three winners in the Student Academy Awards for Best Documentary. “Hale,” a documentary short on Berkeley-based disability rights pioneer Hale Zukas, 73, who has had cerebral palsy since birth, was produced as Bailey’s master’s project under the direction…
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Samantha Clark awarded Jim Marshall Fellowship for Photojournalism

Second-year student Samantha Clark, a writer, editor, and photographer, has been awarded the third annual Jim Marshall Fellowship for photojournalism. As she kicks off her final year of graduate school, Clark has been focusing on photo editing, which includes working with photographers and overseeing the visual side of the editorial process. “This is an important…
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Welcome Class of ’19!

It is with great pleasure we present the next generation of exceptional storytellers: the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism Class of ’19!
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