Alumni & Friends

In nearly six decades, the Dow Jones News Fund has prepared thousands of journalists who have advanced to prestigious careers at respected American media and are pioneering the latest in digital media. Our alumni can be found at nearly every major organization. Our network continues to flourish through networking events, professional development opportunities and volunteer activities.

Search the alumni portal to reconnect with friends from your program, find alumni in your newsroom or make new connections. The portal can be filtered by first name, year in program, employer or university.

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  • Erin Gallegos
    Erin Gallegos
    North East Independent School District Southern Methodist University CLASS OF 1997
  • Alex McCann head shot
    Alex McCann
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Ohio University CLASS OF 2019
  • Grace Dobush head shot
    Grace Dobush
    Freelance Kent State University CLASS OF 2005
  • Valerie Hellinghausen
    MD Anderson Cancer Center University of Missouri CLASS OF 2016
  • Eric Schmid
    St. Louis Public Radio Stony Brook University CLASS OF 2018
  • Erin Schulte
    University of Nebraska-Lincoln CLASS OF 1997
  • Mary Ramsey
    Louisville Courier Journal University of South Carolina CLASS OF 2019
  • Shella Jacobs Dow Jones News Fund Internship alumni
    Shella Jacobs
    shella74 chocolates Yale University CLASS OF 1995
  • Karen Bells Editing Journalism Internship
    Karen Bells
    Vehr Communications Kent State University CLASS OF 1988