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API awards fellowships to nine industry professionals and journalism educators

August 12, 2010

MISSOURIAN AMONG EDUCATORS SELECTED FOR API AWARDS

RESTON, Va. – The American Press Institute has awarded fellowships to nine industry professionals and journalism educators for its 2010 Fall/Winter seminars.

The fellowships provide seminar tuition, hotel, group meals and some travel. They are intended to offer greater access to API leadership and industry development seminars for journalism educators, future leaders and those from smaller or independently owned newspaper organizations.

The recipients include:

Holly Anderson, magazine and local features editor, Idaho Statesman, Boise, winner of the William L. Winter Fellowship, to attend “8 Steps to Profitable New Products.”

Jason Begay, assistant professor/director of Native American Journalism Projects, The University of Montana School of Journalism, Missoula, winner of the Minority Journalism Educators Fellowship, to attend “Beyond the Newsroom” and “The Next Generation of Media Managers.”

Jodi M. Bell, vice president of revenue development, The Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle, winner of the William L. Winter Fellowship, to attend “Maximizing Sales Force Effectiveness.”

Douglas Campbell, professor of Communication Media, Lock Haven (Penn.) University, winner of the James H. Ottaway Fellowship, to attend “Digital Delivery.”

Jackie Kaczmarek, executive editor, The Sentinel in Hanford, Calif., winner of the Malcolm F. Mallette Fellowship, to attend “Digital Delivery.”

Jeramiah Martin, Interactive Sales Manager, Idaho Statesman, Boise, winner of the William L. Winter Fellowship, to attend “The Next Generation of Media Managers.”

John Scott, digital director, The Indianapolis Star/Star Media, winner of the Edmund C. Arnold Fellowship, to attend “Digital Delivery.”

Randall Smith, professor, Donald W. Reynolds Chair of Business Journalism, University of Missouri School of Journalism, Columbia, winner of the James H. Ottaway Fellowship, to attend “New Revenue Models That Work.”

David Trinko, senior content editor of The Lima (Ohio) News, winner of the Malcolm F. Mallette Fellowship, to attend “Beyond the Newsroom.”

To learn more about the fellowships API offers and how to apply please visit: http://www.americanpressinstitute.org/pages/api/seminars/api_fellowships/

About The American Press Institute
The American Press Institute (www.americanpressinstitute.org) is an independent non-profit educational center providing skills-based training and leadership development in the news industry, offering seminars, workshops and custom programs for newspaper professionals and organizations.

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API accepting Fellowship applications

July 2, 2010

The American Press Institute is accepting fellowship applications for its Fall/Winter 2010 seminars from newspaper employees and college-level journalism educations from the United States and Canada.

The deadline is Monday, August 2. Complete details  including an online application — are available at:
http://www.americanpressinstitute.org/fellowships

Applicants can select one of the following seminars, five of which will be staged at the Kellogg West Conference Center and Lodge in Pomona, California:

“Beyond the Newsroom”
Sept. 13-14, 2010 (Kellogg West)
“New Revenue Models That Work!”
Sept. 13-14, 2010 (Kellogg West)
“Maximizing Sales Force Effectiveness”
Sept. 15-16, 2010 (Kellogg West)
“The Next Generation of Media Managers”
Sept. 15-16, 2010 (Kellogg West)
“8 Steps to Profitable New Products”
Sept. 17, 2010 (Kellogg West)
“Value Optimized Pricing”
Sept. 20-21, 2010 (API, Reston, Virginia)
“Digital Delivery”
Nov. 8-9, 2010 (API, Reston, Virginia)

API fellowships for newspaper employees include:
The Malcolm F. Mallette Fellowship, which honors a former executive director of API. It provides tuition, hotel, group meals and a small travel stipend for an editor of a newspaper with daily circulation under 50,000.

The William L. Winter Fellowship, which honors a former executive director/president of API. It provides tuition, hotel, group meals and a small travel stipend for a newspaper executive who desires to enhance his/her leadership abilities.

API fellowships for college-level journalism educators include:
The James H. Ottaway Fellowship, which honors the late chairman of Ottaway Newspapers Inc. and member of the API Board of Directors. It covers tuition, hotel, group meals and a small travel stipend.

The Rollan D. Melton Fellowship, which honors the late Reno Gazette-Journal columnist, president of Speidel Newspapers and API Board member. It is open to college-level journalism educators who are members of a recognized minority group, and covers tuition, hotel, group meals and a small travel stipend.

The Minority Journalism Educators Fellowship, which is open to college-level journalism educators who are members of a recognized minority group, and covers tuition, hotel, group meals and a small travel stipend.

Applicants need to e-mail an application, a supporting letter of documentation from their supervisor or academic department chair, and a copy of their resume/curriculum vitae.

Materials should be e-mailed to: fellowships@americanpressinstitute.org.