Remembering Eugene Kane

Eugene Kane, a longtime columnist for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and a graduate of the Maynard Institute’s Summer Program for Minority Journalists, died April 16 at the age of 63. Kane was known for his award-winning column, Raising Kane, in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. He spent most of his career at the Sentinel after graduating […]


Remembering Richard S. Holden

The Maynard Institute’s Editing Program for Minority Journalists – later the Editing Program, then the Multimedia Editing Program –  started with a pilot in 1979 and over three decades launched a generation of journalists, most of them journalists of color,  into the management ranks of news organizations around the country. Like many Maynard programs, it […]


Maynard 200, Oakland Voices Fellows and Alumni Participate in Solutions Journalism Webinar on Covering the Outbreak

MIJE partnered with Solutions Journalism Network, which presented a webinar on April 3, on covering the COVID-19 pandemic. Fellows and alumni of the Maynard Institute’s Maynard 200 and Oakland Voices programs attended and shared their own coverage of the public health crisis.The session: ‘Solutions Journalism 101: Covering the Coronavirus Outbreak’ was designed for journalists with varying levels of familiarity […]


Maynard Institute and Northwestern University Partner for Maynard 200 Journalism Fellowship in San Francisco

PROGRAM UPDATE: POSTPONED This press release is revised accordingly with MIJE statement on postponement of programs in light of coronavirus threats to public safety. EMERYVILLE, CA — The Maynard Institute for Journalism Education and Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications announce their partnership for this year’s Maynard 200 journalism fellowship program, […]

Executive Director, AHCJ and the Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism

The Association of Health Care Journalists, the world’s premier professional organization dedicated to improving the quality of health journalism and advocating for health journalists, is seeking its next Executive Director to build on the organization’s strong foundation while continuing to grow its membership, programs and impact. AHCJ boasts about 1,500 members, a staff of eight […]

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The Maynard Institute is Hiring! We Need a Table Stakes Newsroom Coordinator

DEADLINE TO APPLY: SEPT. 30, 2019 The Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education seeks to fill this fixed-term position primarily to help coordinate and support our work as part of the Knight-Lenfest Newsroom Initiative (formerly known as Table Stakes). The purpose of the program is to help newsrooms make substantial change around digital transformation, […]


The Maynard Institute is Hiring! We Need a Membership and Alumni Coordinator

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Oct. 31, 2019 Overview Do you care about diversity in journalism? Are you ready to support folks working to desegregate the news business? If so, you might be a perfect fit for our new role as the Maynard Institute’s membership and alumni coordinator. You will lead development of our membership and alumni […]

Knight Foundation invests $1.2 million in Maynard Institute’s new diversity, equity and inclusion transformation program

In-depth initiative will help newsrooms make structural changes in business models and workplace culture MIAMI — August 5, 2019 — The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today announced $1.2 million in new funding for the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education to create an in-depth transformation pilot program for news organizations to […]