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University of Washington adds Katie King to Hall of Fame

Nieman Notes July 25, 2012

Katie King — a Nieman Foundation advisory board member and a 1994 Nieman Fellow — will be inducted to the University of Washingon Communication Alumni Hall of Fame Oct. 16. King is a writer, editor, literary translator and digital media executive whose 20 plus-year career includes working as a foreign correspondent, documentary producer, digital story-teller, business leader and journalism professor. Read more

Kael Alford wins documentary photography award

Nieman Notes July 12, 2012

Kael Alford has been named the winner of the 2012 Michael P. Smith Fund For Documentary Photography Award. The $5,000 award is presented annually by the New Orleans Photo Alliance to a Gulf Coast photographer whose work “combines artistic excellence and a sustained commitment to a long-term cultural documentary project.” Read more

After 76 years of newspaper writing, Richard Dudman says farewell

Nieman Notes July 2, 2012

Richard Dudman has spent his life finding and writing good stories. He has been the Bangor Daily News’ senior contributing editor for the last 12 years, writing more than 1,000 editorials. Friday, June 29, was his last day. A Washington correspondent with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for 31 years, Dudman posted stories from around the world, including Argentina, the Middle East, China and Vietnam. He is a 1954 Nieman Fellow. Read more