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.

To  update your contact information with DJNF, complete this form.


  • Shirley Carswell
    Shirley Carswell
    Howard University Howard University CLASS OF 1982
  • Eloisa Gutierrez
    Eloisa Gutierrez
    Franciscan University of Steubenville CLASS OF 2020
  • John Bridges
    John Bridges
    Austin American-Statesman University of Texas at Austin CLASS OF 1987
  • Erin Perry
    Erin (Hill) Perry
    Freelance Hampton University CLASS OF 2004
  • Lisa Fung
    Lisa Fung
    Blueprint Magazine Iowa State University CLASS OF 1984
  • Tierra Smith
    Tierra Smith
    KPRC-TV Grambling State University CLASS OF 2015
  • Mary Knowles Tindall
    Mary Knowles Tindall
    Mary Tindall Communications University of Central Florida CLASS OF 2008
  • Frank Gargano
    Frank Gargano
    Stony Brook University CLASS OF 2018
  • Erika Wheless
    Erika Wheless
    Financial Planning Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism CLASS OF 2020