40 years of driving diversity in Journalism

“Newsrooms have a responsibility to cure the legacy of racism.” Robert C. Maynard, 1978

For more than 40 years, the Maynard Institute has fought to push back against the systemic lack of diversity in the news industry through training, collaborations and convenings. We are creating better representation in America’s newsrooms through our Maynard 200 fellowship program, which gives media professionals of color the tools to become skilled storytellers, empowered executives and inspired entrepreneurs.

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Remembering Chris Cage

December 8, 2020

Richard S. Holden wore many hats in his illustrious life – all of them well. He was an editor extraordinaire. The first memory for most participants in the Maynard Institute’s Editing Program for Minority Journalists is that he had been...

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