Mary Tyler “Molly” Ivins (August 30, 1944 – January 31, 2007) was an American newspaper columnist, author, political commentator, and humorist. Born in California and raised in Texas, Ivins attended Smith College and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She began her journalism career at the Minneapolis Tribune where she became the first female police reporter at the paper. Ivins joined The Texas Observer in […]
Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah (born 1982) is an American essayist. She won a Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing in 2018 for her profile of white supremacist and mass murderer Dylann Roof, as well as a National Magazine Award. She was also a National Magazine Award finalist in 2014 for her profile of elusive comedian Dave Chappelle. Her first book, The Explainers and the […]
Sandra Mims Rowe (born May 26, 1948) is an American journalist. She is the former editor of The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Virginia, and of The Oregonian, in Portland, Oregon. She was one of the few women editors of metro newspapers in the 1980s, and was the first woman editor at The Virginian-Pilot and The Oregonian. She was the second female president of the American Society of […]
Errin Haines (formerly known as Errin Haines Whack) is an American journalist. Her work centers politics, civil rights, voting rights, and race. She was the national writer on race for Associated Press from 2017-2020. She was named editor-at-large for newly launched nonprofit news outlet The 19th in 2020. Read more on Wikipedia.
Maggie Michael is an Egyptian journalist. She won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting as part of an Associated Press (AP) team that covered the effects of the Yemen Civil War. She shared the award with Maad al-Zikry and Nariman El-Mofty. Michael, born 1979, began working for the AP in 2002 and worked to cover conflicts in the Middle East. Click here to read her […]
Rose Eveleth is an American podcast host, producer, designer, and animator. They helped launch and is a producer of ESPN Films’ 30 for 30 podcast series, which was a Grand Award Gold Radio Winner in the narrative/documentary at the 2019 New York Festivals Radio Awards, as well as a Bronze Radio Winner in the sports category. 30 for 30 was also nominated for the […]
Frances Kai-Hwa Wang is an American writer and educator based in Michigan and Hawai‘i. She was a 2019 Knight Arts Challenge winner receiving $25,000 for her project “Beyond Vincent Chin: Legacies in Action and Art” addressing a key case in Asian American history and its impacts since his murder in 1982. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation created the award as […]
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Fara Warner is an American author, journalist and speaker known for her reporting on marketing and consumer trends. Warner has held executive positions at Dow Jones & Company and The Wall Street Journal where she was celebrated for her role in creating branded content and revenue opportunities. She is the co-founder of A Picture’s Worth, a journalism start-up and a leadership ambassador […]