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By News May 1, 2017

Zvi Dor-Ner, a 1977 Nieman Fellow and a longtime WGBH executive producer, died in Brookline, Massachusetts from pancreatic cancer on April 6. He was 75. Dor-Ner spent three decades at WGBH, Boston’s PBS affiliate, where he … Read more

Journalist Kari Howard joins Nieman Storyboard as editor

News May 26, 2016

The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard has named Kari Howard as the new editor of Nieman Storyboard, the foundation’s online publication that showcases exceptional narrative journalism and explores the craft of nonfiction storytelling. Howard joins Storyboard from the Los Angeles Times, where she worked since 1992, serving for the past four years as editor of the Times’ signature narrative journalism feature Column One. Howard raised Column One’s profile online, where it was rechristened Great Reads, and wrote the weekly Great Reads newsletter, which reached 45,000 subscribers. Read more

Nieman announces named fellowships for the class of 2016

News August 25, 2015

The Nieman Foundation today announced all named fellowships for the Nieman class of 2016. These fellowships are supported by foundation grants and endowed funds that provide financial assistance to journalists from the United States and abroad. For the first time, Nieman will award the Anja Niedringhaus Nieman Fellowship for Visual Journalism to documentary photographer Andrea Bruce, whose work brings attention to people living in war and its aftermath as well as the social issues that are sometimes ignored and often ignited in war’s wake. The fellowship honors the memory of 2007 Nieman Fellow and AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus, who was shot and killed while on assignment in Afghanistan in the spring of 2014. Read more