September 19, 2023
Read the letter from the Asian American Journalists Association, the Indigenous Journalists Association, the National Association of Black Journalists, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the Maynard Institute, the Online News Association and OpenNews.
August 3, 2023
The Maynard Institute's local journalism program Oakland Voices empowers residents to redefine narratives about their community.
July 12, 2023
Guest blog writted by Brandy Collins, Oakland Voices correspondent and Maynard 200 Fellow, recaps highlights from the first week of Maynard 200 Fellowship trainings.
July 11, 2023
We congratulate former Maynard Institute team member Ava M. Macha who joins The Guardian US as Audience Engagement Editor for Underrepresented Communities.
June 23, 2023
Learn more about the 2023 Maynard 200 Fellowship faculty and our generous university host partner.
June 1, 2023
We welcome another impressive class of 49 investigative storytellers, frontline editors and managers, executive leaders and media entreprenuers. In-person Trainings Kick-off in Fort Worth at the Bob Schieffer College of Communication at TCU.
May 30, 2023
We congratulate former Maynard Institute graduate and instructor Walter T. Middlebrook Jr. on his induction into the Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame.
May 16, 2023
Bui imparted powerful lessons for Oakland Voices correspondents about accessible storytelling and navigating cultural institutions that may not value the perspectives of immigrant authors and audiences.
May 1, 2023
The Maynard Institute Co-Executive Director Martin G. Reynolds is one of the essayists featured in the new book Reinventing Journalism to Strengthen Democracy published by the Kettering Foundation.
March 15, 2023
The POLITICO Journalism Institute (PJI) announced the 24 college journalists who have been accepted into its 10th cohort in partnership with the Maynard Institute and American University.
March 14, 2023
Congratulations to the latest ASU Cronkite School Shaufler Prize in Journalism Winners.
March 13, 2023
Any Oakland resident who is a high school senior or older is eligible to apply to be an Oakland Voices correspondent.
February 17, 2023
The Maynard Institute selected two news media organizations to receive five months of embedded coaching on diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging
January 30, 2023
The first week of the 2023 Maynard 200 Fellowship will be hosted by Bob Schieffer College of Communication at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.
SPJ Foundation and NorCal Chapter Recognize Maynard Institute Staff Evelyn Hsu and Odette Alcazaren-Keeley
November 30, 2022
Read how Maynard Institute staff Evelyn Hsu and Odette Alcazaren-Keeley were recognized for doing important work in the industry.
November 18, 2022
Check out this video about the Maynard Institute guaranteed to inspire you to give to our annual fundraising campaign!
November 15, 2022
The Maynard Institute is proud to award Maynard 200 fellows, Michael Tennant, Nancy Flores and Lisa D. Tinsley, for their outstanding achievements in media entrepreneurship.
October 13, 2022
We are excited to welcome Maynard 200 fellows back to USC October 25th and share this new video new video about the Maynard 200 Fellowship program kicks off with scenes from the 2022 welcome reception earlier this year.
Why your news organization should apply to the Equity & Belonging Newsroom Transformation Program by October 14
September 29, 2022
Read what consultants have to say about the program and why your news organization should apply.
Maynard Family Update: Roundup of exciting career updates and media projects from Maynard program alumni
September 28, 2022
With alumni from 45 years of training programs for journalists of color, there are always Maynard Family updates to celebrate! Check out the latest from the Summer and Fall of 2022.
September 28, 2022
We mourn the loss of Henry Fuhrmann, former assistant managing editor of the Los Angeles Times, pioneering journalist and faculty member of USC and the Maynard 200 Fellowship program.
September 6, 2022
The Maynard Institute will select two news media organizations to receive five months of embedded coaching on diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. DEADLINE EXTENDED: Applications are due Oct. 14, 2022.
Highlights from NABJ-NAHJ 2022 convention session featuring Black women smashing the print media glass ceiling
August 26, 2022
Learn about the positive and negative experiences shared by the first Black, female executive editors at their respective papers.
June 22, 2022
Oakland Voices needed a visual identity to emphasize the program’s deep East Oakland roots and its long history of amplifying the voices of everyday Oakland residents. The Maynard Institute engaged a legendary street artist Norman "Vogue" Chuck for custom artwork....
May 18, 2022
The Associated Press, The Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting and The Maynard Institute for Journalism Education today announced plans to work together to improve diversity in newsrooms and news reports through journalistic and leadership training and more inclusive...
March 30, 2022
In honor of our next Belonging in the News event with Versha Sharma, Editor-in-Chief at Teen Vogue, we’re sharing a compilation of some of our favorite mic drop moments from the past episodes. We promise our guests don’t hold back!...
Martin Reynolds speaks at the unveiling of Chauncey Bailey Way street sign commemorating the late journalist
March 22, 2022
Family, colleagues, and community members gather in downtown Oakland to remember veteran journalist Chauncey Bailey at the intersection where he was assassinated 15 years ago.
March 9, 2022
Maynard 200's first in-person training location is confirmed for USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism in Los Angeles.
March 8, 2022
The Maynard 200 Fellowship program welcomes back Virgil Smith who will head the executive leadership curriculum.
March 7, 2022
The Maynard 200 Fellowship program welcomes back Dickson Louie, UC Davis Graduate School of Management Lecturer, to lead the media entreprenuership curriculum.
Peabody Award-winning journalist Aaron Glantz returns as Maynard 200 executive-in-residence for investigative storytelling
February 16, 2022
The Maynard Institute is honored to welcome back the decorated investigative journalist as Maynard 200 Faculty.
February 15, 2022
Alumni who refer an eligible candidate for the 2022 Maynard 200 fellowship program will receive virtual access to plenary sessions.
February 7, 2022
Poetry by Oakland Voices alumna Ayodele Nzinga featured in a short film on the relationship between Black Americans, the American Dream, and capitalism.
February 4, 2022
The Maynard Institute is honored to add John X. Miller to the Maynard 200 Faculty.
February 1, 2022
Check out the latest updates from the Maynard Institute's Oakland Voices community journalism program.
January 26, 2022
We congratulate Michael Bolden on his new role as Executive Director and CEO at the American Press Institute.
December 8, 2021
The Maynard Institute is proud to award Maynard 200 Fellows, Travers Johnson and Annie Guo VanDan, for their outstanding achievements in media entrepreneurship.
December 6, 2021
The 2-part East Bay Express cover series by Oakland Voices Co-director, Rasheed Shabazz, leads to an investigation by the Consumer and Environmental Protection Division of the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office.
Maynard Family Update: Rajeswari Ramanathan selected for inaugural Sundance Institute Producers Intensive
November 9, 2021
We congratulate Maynard 200 fellow Raji Ramanathan on being selected as one of ten filmmakers to participate in the inaugural Sundance Institute Producers Intensive.
November 2, 2021
The 2021 cohort of Maynard 200 fellows gathered for week-long intensive training sessions kicked off with a fireside chat about the journalism profession featuring Kevin Merida, executive editor of the Los Angeles Times and Maynard Institute board member.
November 1, 2021
The Maynard Institute congratulates board member Aprill O. Turner for being named the Special Honors recipient of the 2021 Patricia L. Tobin Media Professional Award by the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ).
October 27, 2021
Watch three brief videos with clips shot on location by the 2021 Maynard 200 fellows to learn how the program has impacted their journeys.
October 13, 2021
The Maynard Institute looks forward to welcoming back all 44 of our Maynard 200 2021 Fellowship cohort on Monday, October 25th for their second and final formal training week.
October 5, 2021
We congratulate Amanda Barrett as she reflects on how the Maynard Institute programs have impacted her career.
October 1, 2021
The Maynard Institute is asked to comment on how newsrooms wrestled with the Gabby Petito tragedy and inequitable coverage of non-white missing persons and murder victims.
September 30, 2021
As Chapter 510's new Program & Community Manager, Marabet Morales Sikahall shares how the Oakland Voices program helped her become more confident in her community storytelling.
May 4, 2021
Longtime journalist Kevin Merida, who has served on the board of the Maynard Institute since 2014 and participated in the Maynard Institute Summer Program for Minority Journalists in 1979, was named the executive editor of the Los Angeles Times, one...
April 8, 2021
44 Media Professionals to Receive Career Advancement Training and Mentorship by Top Experts to Foster Equity and Belonging in Newsrooms and Beyond
March 2, 2021
The Online News Association, the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education and OpenNews are committed to dismantling systemic racism in the journalism industry and transforming news organizations into institutions of belonging.
February 19, 2021
The Maynard Institute for Journalism Education [MIJE], a nonprofit dedicated to making newsrooms look like America, has announced it will hold its signature Maynard 200 fellowship program in 2021.
January 12, 2021
The Maynard Institute for Journalism Education [MIJE] will hold its signature Maynard 200 fellowship program in 2021, starting with a virtual training week April 12-16.
Maynard Institute Seeks Racial Equity, DEI and Restorative Justice Consultants for Newsroom Embed Initiative
December 1, 2020
The Maynard Institute seeks practitioners, consultants and firms that specialize in diversity, racial equity training, organizational transformation to help execute its Equity and Inclusion Transformation Program.
October 1, 2020
Today, we’re announcing Vision25: Building Racial Equity in Newsrooms, a catalyst in a social change movement that seeks to build journalistic institutions where newsrooms are actively anti-racist and collaborative, and journalists of color feel like they truly belong. This movement...
Maynard 200, Oakland Voices Fellows and Alumni Participate in Solutions Journalism Webinar on Covering the Outbreak
April 14, 2020
MIJE partnered with Solutions Journalism Network, which presented a webinar on April 3, on covering the COVID-19 pandemic. Fellows and alumni of the Maynard Institute’s Maynard 200 and Oakland Voices programs attended and shared their own coverage of the public...
Maynard Institute and Northwestern University Partner for Maynard 200 Journalism Fellowship in San Francisco
February 18, 2020
The Maynard Institute for Journalism Education and Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications announce their partnership for this year’s Maynard 200 journalism fellowship program, aligned in their mission to galvanize diversity in media and to bolster...
Knight Foundation Awards $1.2 million Grant To Maynard Institute To Help Transform American Newsrooms
August 5, 2019
We have some very exciting news to report. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today announced $1.2 million in new funding for the Maynard Institute for us to develop an in-depth transformation program for news organizations to help...