From the Grapevine

With this column, the Maynard Institute re-introduces Grapevine, our showcase for the accomplishments of our graduates, faculty, and friends. You can be a part too - apply for the Multimedia Editing Program.

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Fault Lines Training at Digital First Media

Digital First Media has announced a new diversity training plan that will include the implementation of Maynard Institute's Fault Lines framework.

Click here to learn more about our Fault Lines framework. 


Edward Iwata, Award-winning Business Writer and Maynard Grad ('81) Publishes New Book

Edward Iwata, an award-winning business writer and graduate of the 1981 Summer Program for Minority Journalists, has independently published Fusion Entrepreneurs: Cross-Cultural Execs & Companies Revolutioning the Global Economy. (Amazon, Smashwords and other e-book sites.)


Multimedia Editing Program Grad Named Social Media Producer at NYT

Sona PatelSona Patel, 2009 Multimedia Editing Program grad, named social media producer at The New York Times.


Maynard Faculty Appointed Director of Standards & Practices at NBC News

Aly ColónMaynard Faculty, Aly Antonio Colón, Appointed Director, Standards & Practices at NBC News.


Maynard Multimedia Editing Faculty Member Wins Award

The Association of Opinion Journalists Foundation recently honored Prof. Michelle Johnson, Maynard Multimedia Editing faculty member, with the 2012 Barry Bingham Sr. Fellowship, recognizing Johnson for her work with diversity in journalism education.


Maynard Media Academy Grad Named Editor at Cox Ohio Newspapers

Kevin Aldridge

Maynard Media Academy Grad Kevin Aldridge has been named editor at Cox Ohio Newspapers.


2012 Jackson Voices Graduate to be Columnist for Clarion Ledger

2012 Jackson Voices graduate Darien Spann to be a regular columnist for the Clarion Ledger.


Maynard Grad Hosts First Art Showing

Debbie Douglass is a Maynard Institute Multimedia Editing Program 2011 graduate. She will be hosting an art show to display over 100 of her original paintings.


So What Do You Do, Richard Prince?

Journal-isms columnist Richard Prince was featured on MediaBistro's latest edition of "So What Do You Do?"


Maynard Grads Accept Leadership Roles with the Alabama Media Group

Alabama Media Group announced Tuesday, July 10, key members of its leadership team overseeing community reporting, reader engagement and content presentation for the company that publishes The Birmingham News, Mobile Press-Register, Mississippi Press, The Huntsville Times and