2019 Emerging Leaders Institutes

2019 Emerging Leaders Institute at Loyola University Chicago

When: June 7-8, 2019


  • Dana Ballard, Tribune Company / WGN 9 News
  • David Brinkerhoff, USA TODAY
  • Sadé Carpenter, Chicago Tribune
  • Kathy Chaney, Chicago Sun-Times
  • Amy Correnti, The Villages Daily Sun
  • Rebecca Droke, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • Brandon Girod, Pensacola News Journal
  • Lauren Gorla, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer / McClatchy
  • Carla Jimenez, Fort Worth Star-Telegram
  • Christopher Kuhagen, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Michelle Lopez, Tribune Publishing
  • Ashley Luthern, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Michelle Maltais, USA TODAY
  • Michelle Maternowski, WUWM 89.7 FM - Milwaukee's NPR
  • Asraa Mustufa, The Chicago Reporter
  • Arionne Nettles, WBEZ
  • Sarah Patterson, McClatchy's Publishing Center
  • Dawn Rhodes, Chicago Tribune
  • Michael Romain, The Village Free Press / Austin Weekly News / Wednesday Journal
  • Jessica Roy, Los Angeles Times
  • Elizabeth Wolfe, Chicago Tribune
  • Evan Wyloge, The Desert Sun

2019 Emerging Leaders Institute prior to NABJ Annual Convention in Miami

When: August 6-7, 2019

  • Sheeka Sanahori, USA Today
  • Sara Tracey, Features Editor, Times Union, Albany, NY
  • Mabinty Quarshie, USA TODAY
  • Kenny Rosarion, South Florida Sun Sentinel
  • Brandon Griffin, USA TODAY NETWORK
  • Angel Jennings, Los Angeles Times
  • Evan Roberts, Storytellers Project and Storytellers Brand Studio
  • Karisa King, Dallas Morning News
  • Marta Oliver Craviotto, Miami Herald
  • Tabassum Zakaria, McClatchy
  • Meta Viers, McClatchy
  • Cynthia DuBose, McClatchy
  • Vanessa de la Torre, Connecticut Public Radio
  • Carolyn Guniss, The Miami Times
  • Eileen Rivers, USA TODAY
  • German Guerra, Miami Herald Media Co.
  • Tristiaña Hinton, The Fulcrum
2019 Emerging Leaders Institute at the Excellence in Journalism Conference (NAHJ, SPJ, RTDNA) in San Antonio

September 4, 2019

  • TBD
2019 Emerging Leaders Institute prior to the NLA (ASNE-APME) News Leadership Conference in New Orleans

When: September 7-8, 2019

  • TBD