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Five First-Year Students Named Helzel Fellows

Five students from the Class of ‘20–Amy Mostafa, Eric Murphy, Lulu Orozco, Katey Rusch and Brandon Yadegari–have been awarded Helzel Fellowships at the Graduate School of Journalism. The fellowship was established in 2017 by siblings Deborah Kirshman and Larry Helzel, board members of the Oakland-based Helzel Family Foundation. The goal of the fellowship is “to…
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Johnathan Rodgers Fellows visit Berkeley Journalism during Spring Welcome Week

    Ten recently admitted students to the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism traveled from all over the U.S.–and the world—to visit the School during the 2019 Spring Welcome Week, thanks to a fund created by media executive and Berkeley alum Johnathan Rodgers (’67). The Rodgers Fellowships are designed to increase diversity at the…
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Berkeley Journalism Hiring Associate or Full Professor in Investigative Reporting — Deadline March 25

The Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, seeks applications from candidates to lead its Investigative Reporting Program and hold the Reva and David Logan Distinguished Professor in Investigative Reporting Endowed Chair. The successful candidate would be eligible to be appointed at the level of associate or full professor. The ideal candidate…
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IRP’s “Trafficked in America” named finalist for Goldsmith Prize

The Investigative Reporting Program’s PBS Frontline documentary “Trafficked in America” has been named one of seven finalists for the prestigious Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School. “Trafficked in America” investigates how teenagers from Central America were smuggled into the U.S. by traffickers who promised them jobs and a better…
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Investigative Studios documentary “Who Killed Lt. Van Dorn” now a Reveal podcast

The military’s deadliest helicopter   On a freezing January morning in 2014, a fire broke out in the cabin of a MH-53E Navy Sea Dragon helicopter on a training mission over the Atlantic. Seconds later, it slammed into the ocean. Only two sailors survived. This week, Reveal partners with Investigative Studios, the production arm of the Investigative Reporting Program at…
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