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Olivera Perkins a recipient of the 2009 Knowledge@Wharton Awards for Business Journalism

Nieman Notes September 30, 2009

Olivera Perkins, a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and a business reporter for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, has won the 2009 NABJ-Knowledge@Wharton Award. The awards provide journalists with a scholarship to attend the prestigious Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Perkins is a 2008 Nieman Fellow. Read more

Ken Armstrong Wins John Chancellor Award

Nieman Notes September 24, 2009

Seattle Times reporter Ken Armstrong has won a major national award for his more than 20-year reporting career. Armstrong, the recipient of the 2009 John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Journalism, was selected for the depth and impact of his coverage of the criminal-justice system over his career. Armstrong is a 2001 Nieman Fellow. Read more

Alfredo Corchado Gets UTEP Alumni Award

Nieman Notes September 9, 2009

Reporter Alfredo Corchado, the Mexico Bureau chief for the Dallas Morning News, received the 2009 Gold Nugget Award from the University of Texas at El Paso's College of Liberal Arts. Corchado is a 2009 Nieman Fellow. Read more

Goodbye Without Leaving

Nieman Notes September 2, 2009

Newspaper editor Lorie Hearn converts her investigative team into a nonprofit—with her former paper, San Diego Union-Tribune, as partner and chief benefactor. Hearn is a 1995 Nieman Fellow. Read more