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AEJMC Trailblazers of Diversity Oral History Project - Trailblazers

The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Trailblazers of Diversity oral history project is a series of recorded interviews with key individuals who have made a difference in the efforts furthering diversity in journalism, its education and research.

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AEJMC Trailblazers of Diversity Interview with Shockley, Linda
Linda is managing director of the Dow Jones News Fund, Inc., Princeton, N.J. She joined what was then the Dow Jones Newspaper Fund as assistant to the director in 1988 becoming deputy director in 1992. Her primary responsibilities include planning programming in keeping with the Fund's mission to promote careers in journalism in the digital age. The Fund offers internships in digital media, business reporting and copy editing to college juniors, seniors and graduate students. Linda earned a B.A. in journalism from the University of Bridgeport in 1976. She worked an education reporter, news editor, bureau chief, columnist and city editor for more than 12 years at what is now known as The Journal News, covering New York's Rockland and Westchester counties.
AEJMC Trailblazers of Diversity Interview with Stuart, Reginald
Reginald Stuart has been a lifelong journalist. He was elected national president of the Society of Professional Journalists in 1994 and later received the Ida B. Wells Award for promoting diversity in journalism, the Leadership in Diversity Award from the Asian American Journalists Association and the Wells Memorial Key from the Society of Professional Journalists. Stuart was also instrumental in developing programs for Knight Ridder including the Knight Ridder Scholars Program and Native American Internship Program. 
AEJMC Trailblazers of Diversity Interview with Wanda Lloyd