2014 Minority Leadership Institutes

In 2014, ASNE hosted three Minority Leadership Institutes and trained 35 mid-level editors and business executives from news organizations around the country. 

First Minority Leadership Institute

When and where: July 30-31, before the NABJ Convention & Career Fair in Boston
Generous sponsors: the American Press Institute, The McClatchy Company Foundation, the Scripps Howard Foundation, the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, the Naples Daily News and ASNE members
Participants

Tammy Clayburn, Turner Broadcasting System 
Anthony Cook, Alabama Media Group
Akemi Harrison, KXTV
Kim Johnson, The Associated Press
Jerry McCormick, KOIN
Philana Patterson, The Associated Press
Donna Stewart, KNSD
Will Sutton, Grambling State University
Tracy Neil, ESPN
Maria Reeve, Minneapolis Star Tribune
Shiree Woody


Second Minority Leadership Institute

When and where: Aug. 6-7, before the NAHJ Multimedia Convention & Career Expo in San Antonio
Generous sponsors: the American Press Institute, The McClatchy Company Foundation, the Scripps Howard Foundation, the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, the Naples Daily News and ASNE members 
Participants

Pedro Caderón Michel, Telemundo (Denver)
Josefina Casati, Austin American-Statesman
Erika Cerebros, BabyCenter.com (San Francisco)
María Antonieta Mejía, Univision (San Francisco) 
John-Henri Perera, Houston Chronicle
Patrick Senat, Advance Local
Carlos Tamez, Telemundo (Houston)
 

Third Minority Leadership Institute

When and where: Sept. 14-15, before the ASNE-APME conference in Chicago
Generous sponsors: Northwestern University and the Scripps Howard Foundation 
Participants

Megan Barrow, Miami Herald
Mike Cruz, Los Angeles News Group
Sharif Durhams, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Mesfin Fekadu, The Associated Press
Issac Guerrero, Rockford Register Star
Anthony McCartney, The Associated Press
Renae Merle, The Washington Post
Toni Momberger, Redlands (Calif.) Daily Facts
Cara Owsley, Cincinnati Enquirer
Norm Parish, Chicago Sun-Times
Alesia Redding, South Bend Tribune
Alex Rodriguez, Chicago Tribune
Carlos Ayulo Santiago, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Elise De Los Santos, RedEye (Chicago Tribune)
Kiichiro Sato, The Associated Press
Getahn Ward, The Tennessean
Donna Weaver, The Press of Atlantic City (N.J.)