2016 Emerging Leaders Institutes

In 2016, ASNE hosted three Emerging Leaders Institutes (formerly known as the Minority Leadership Institutes), sponsored by th American Press Institute, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Loyola University Chicago's School of Communication and the Scripps Howard Foundation. The institutes selected and trained 73 mid-level news leaders from U.S. organizations across all platforms.

Emerging Leaders Institute at Loyola University Chicago

When: June 10-11

Participants:

Danielle Abril, D Magazine
Ian Auzenne, KATC-TV
Jeanette Babus, The Times of Northwest Indiana
Dustin Barnes, The Clarion-Ledger
Jennifer Barrios, Newsday
Rudy Bush, The Dallas Morning News
Ben Calhoun, WBEZ Chicago Public Media
Kelly Chen, The Huffington Post
Lisa Donovan, Chicago Tribune
Katie Eubanks, The Clarion-Ledger
Andrew Fefer, WEAU 13 News
Vicky Ho, Alaska Dispatch News
Greg Jonsson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Annum Masroor, The Huffington Post
Angie Nassar, The Democrat & Chronicle (Gannett/USA TODAY Network)
George Otumu, Naija Standard Newspaper
Sandra Porteous, Cdn Broadcasting Corp.
Sandy Pudar, WGN-TV
Cathy Rainone, NBC Owned Television Stations
Kristen Roby, Press & Sun-Bulletin (Gannett)
Liz Shepard, Times Herald
Ron Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Rodney Thrash, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Bowdeya Tweh, The Cincinnati Enquirer
Elizabeth Walters, The Greenville News
Alesha Williams Boyd, Asbury Park Press, Gannett NJ/USA TODAY NETWORK




Emerging Leaders Institute at NABJ/NAHJ

When and Where: Aug. 2-3 during the NABJ/NAHJ Joint Convention and Career Fair in Washington, D.C. 

Participants:

Josh Barajas, PBS NewsHour
Rafael Carranza, La Voz Arizona/The Arizona Republic
Stan Chambers Jr., WINK News
Enedina Cisneros, KHGI-NTV
Michelle Garcia, Vox.com
Noel Gonzalez, Miami Herald
Gary Hairlson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Swayne Hall, The Associated Press
Viviana Hurtado, WTOL/WUPW
Lottie Joiner, The Crisis Magazine
Elio Leturia, Columbia College Chicago
Mike McCray, The Dallas Morning News
Carmen Montes, NTV News (KHGI)
Eric Narcisse, Daily Press
Juan Ortega, South Florida Sun Sentinel
Perna Roberson, ABC 33/40
Andy Sevilla, Bastrop Advertiser, Smithville Times, Austin American-Statesman
Cristina Silva, International Business Times
Bryan Toussaint, NBC News
Elle Toussi, In One Minute
Stephen Wright, KXAS NBC5 Dallas-Ft Worth
Yvonne Zusel, Atlanta Journal-Constitution



Emerging Leaders Institute at ASNE-APME

When and Where: Sept. 11-14 during the ASNE-APME News Leadership Conference in Philadelphia

Participants:

Amos Bridges, Springfield News-Leader
Mary Ann Cavazos Beckett, Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Kyle Hopewell, Tampa Bay Times
Miles Reed, Daily Gazette of Schenectady
Kathy Lu, The Kansas City Star
Lisa Rossi, The Des Moines Register
Jamesetta Walker, The Virginian-Pilot
John Devine, Miami Herald
Carolina Astrain, Victoria Advocate
R.L. Nave, Mississippi Today
Veronica Gonzalez, The Virginian-Pilot
Michelle Williams, The Washington Post
Jia Lynn Yang, The Washington Post
Kristyn Wellesley, Palm Beach Post
Lynden Steele, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Jaime Cardenas, The Tennessean
Eva-Marie  Ayala, The Dallas Morning News
Everdeen Mason, The Washington Post
Eric Falquero, Street Sense Media Center
Jewel Gopwani, Detroit Free Press
Jennifer Napier-Pearce, The Salt Lake Tribune
Danielle Cadet, ESPN- The Undefeated
A. Sherrod Blakely, Comcast SportsNet New England
Sara Gonzales, Cypress Lakes High School
Stephanie Arnold, Philadelphia Media Network