RTNDF selects journalism fellows for German exchange


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

The German/American Journalist Exchange Program will run from June 13-27, 2010. Sponsored by the RIAS Berlin Kommission, the program will feature briefings with top-level German political, business and media figures in Berlin and Cologne, participation in an international media conference in Bonn, before heading over to Brussels, Belgium, for meetings at the EU and NATO in Brussels, Belgium. 

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

Terry Anzur, Freelance Journalist, Los Angeles
Tina Cone, Senior Producer, The Rachel Maddow Show, MSNBC, New York
Jo Dondis, Producer and Director, KCET-TV, Los Angeles
Bob Jamieson, Freelance Reporter, New York
Mathew Katz, Reporter/Producer, KDNK Community Radio, Carbondale, Colorado
Gabriel Kinder, Writer/Producer, FOX News Channel, New York
Anthony Knopps, Assistant News Director, WTVG-TV, Toledo, OH
Michael Lipin, Producer, Voice of America, Washington
Anna Rhett Miller, Editor, CNN, Atlanta
Lygia Navarro, Freelance Journalist, Cincinnati, OH
Joseph Nugent, Sports Reporter, WTVG-TV, Toledo, OH
Faryl Ury, Producer, The Associated Press-Broadcast, Washington
Jack Zahora, Producer, National Public Radio, Washington

Since 1994 the RTDNF has administered a media fellowship as part of its German/American Journalist Exchange Program with the RIAS Berlin Kommission.