Institute for Media and Public Trust announces ‘Central Valley Journalists of Color’ pathway

Central Valley Journalists of Color steering committee members Dr. Kathleen Schock, Dr. Dympna Ugwu-Oju, Kody Stoebig, Tim Haydock, Dr. Bradley Hart and Jim Boren.

(Photo: Central Valley Journalists of Color steering committee members Dr. Kathleen Schock, Dr. Dympna Ugwu-Oju, Kody Stoebig, Tim Haydock, Dr. Bradley Hart and Jim Boren.)


In a blog post Thursday, the Fresno State Institute for Media and Public Trust announced a new program that aims to mentor young journalists of color.

The five-year program will provide participants a pathway to a journalism degree to find jobs in local newsrooms. Each year the program will add new students of color to build “an ongoing pipeline of multi-media journalists to our region.”

The program works in partnership with Fresno City College, Fresno State and The kNOw Youth Media.

Read the full story on mediaandpublictrust.com

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