Electronic journalists selected for fellowship in Germany


The Radio Television Digital News Foundation announced that 13 producers and reporters have been selected to become journalism fellows in Germany this fall as part of the foundation’s ongoing relationship with the RIAS Berlin Kommission. This marks the 17th year that the RTDNF and RIAS have been sending journalists to each country for the fellowship program.

The German/American Journalist Exchange Program will run from September 25 to October 10. Sponsored by the RIAS Berlin Kommission, the program will feature briefings with top-level German political, business and media figures in Berlin, a visit with Radio Liberty in Prague, Czech Republic, and then meetings at the EU and NATO in Brussels, Belgium. 

The following individuals have been selected to participate in the program:

Jim Armstrong, Reporter, WFXT Fox 25 News, Boston
Kevin Benz, News Director, News 8 Austin, Austin, Texas
Olga Campos Benz, Anchor/Reporter, KVUE-TV, Austin, Texas
Wally Dean, University of Missouri, Committee of Concerned Journalists, Washington, DC
Marie Doezema, Freelance Journalist, San Francisco
Judy Farah, News Director/Senior Editor, KFBK Radio, Sacramento, CA
Robert Golombik, Television Director, Washington, DC
Tim Hart, Senior Photographer/Editor, CNN, Los Angeles
Susan Lisovicz, Freelance Reporter, New York
Anne McGinn, Producer, FOX News Channel, Washington, DC
David Mecham, Graduate Student, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Jason Scanlon, Producer/Editor, FOX News Channel, Washington, DC
Conrad Wilson, News Director, KDNK Community Radio, Carbondale, Colorado