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NABJ honors Nieman Journalists

Nieman Notes October 1, 2012

Three Nieman Fellows have been named to the National Association of Black Journalists’ Hall of Fame for their outstanding contributions to the industry. The new inductees are Betty Winston Bayé, NF ’91, longtime columnist for The (Louisville) Courier-Journal; Simeon Booker, NF ’51, the first black reporter at The Washington Post and Washington bureau chief for Jet Magazine; and Cynthia Tucker, NF ’89, Pulitzer-winning columnist for The Atlanta Journal Constitution. Read more

Nieman Fellows honored in spring award season

Nieman Notes April 16, 2012

The work of a number of Nieman Fellows has been recognized recently with national journalism awards. Honored Niemans include Hui Siu Fun, NF ’11; Lisa Mullins, NF '10; David Jackson, NF ’09; James Causey, NF ’08; Ken Armstrong, NF ’01; and Melissa Ludtke, NF ’92. Read more

Tim Giago retires from the newsroom

Nieman Notes March 10, 2011

Tim Giago, Editor/Publisher of Native Sun News will put down his pen and retire from the newsroom April 1, three years to the day after he launched this “last and final newspaper.” He will remain on the newspapers masthead as Editor Emeritus. Giago is a 1991 fellow. Read more

Kabral Blay-Amihere publishes memoirs

Nieman Notes April 22, 2010

Kabral Blay-Amihere, chairman of National Media Commission in Ghana and a 1991 Nieman Fellow, recently published his third book, “Between the Lion and the Elephant: Memoirs of an African Diplomat.” The chronicles the achievements, challenges and experiences of the author as Ghana’s Ambassador to Sierra Leone and Cote d’Ivoire. Read more

Post editor and reporter shone a light on the voiceless

Nieman Notes January 6, 2010

Marcia Slacum Greene, 57, a tenacious Washington Post editor and reporter whose assignments included politics, housing and social services and who saw journalism as a way to humanize and illuminate the lives of the marginalized and voiceless, died Jan. 4. Greene was a 1991 Nieman Fellow. Read more

Noblet, former AP business editor, to join Dow Jones

Nieman Notes December 16, 2008

Kevin Noblet, a 1991 Nieman Fellow, will join Dow Jones as Deputy Managing Editor for Wealth Management. "Kevin’s extensive experience in news management, top-level editing and recruiting and training will be a valuable asset," said Brian Cronk, the managing editor of wealth management at Dow Jones Newswires. Read more

Blay-Amihere Receives Honourary Degree from University of Sierra Leone

Nieman Notes December 26, 2007

The University of Sierra Leone has conferred on Ambassador Kabral Blay-Amihere, Class of 1991 and Ghana's Ambassador to Cote D'Ivoire, a doctoral degree in Civil Laws. The degree was in recognition of Blay-Amihere's invaluable contribution to strengthening bilateral ties between Sierra Leone and Ghana and for his intellectual input to the mission of the University of Sierra Leone. Read more