2003-1994

Directory of American RIAS Fellows 2003-1994
Updated: September 2003

Kimberly Abbott (2000), CNN Atlanta
Sandra Abrams (2002)
Len Ackland (2000), Center for Environmental Journalism, University of Colorado at Boulder
Karen Allyn (1995), Montgomerey Comm. TV
Lee Anderson (1995), KTVZ
Terry Anzur (2001), WPEC-TV
Emily Apel (2002), KTVZ-TV, Bend OR
Lynda Armel Nikula (1997), CNN Los Angeles
Jim Armstrong (2003), WLNE-TV/ABC6 News
Martin Augustine (1998), KMBC-TV

Audrey H. Baker (2001), ABC News New York, NY
Gail Ballantyne (2003), WHNT NewsChannel 19
Christopher Ballman (2001), NPR Cambridge, MA
Alison Barnard (2002), ETC3 Television, Ellijay GA
Frank Barnas (2002), Valdosta State University-TV
Ben Bauman (1999)
Katie Bausler (1998), KTOO-FM and TV
Lee B. Becker, Ph.D. (2000), College of Journ.&Mass.Communic., The University of Georgia
Donna Bell Langlotz (1997), WJHG-TV
Maryann Bennett (1999), News, New York, N.Y.
Sandra Bennett (1998)
Pam Benson (1994), CNN
Doris Bergman (1997), New York 1 News
Franci Bergman (1998), WMAQ-TV, NBC 5 Chicago
Tracy Berry (1996), KEZI-TV/Chambers Productions
Clifford Beutell (1995), CNN/fn
C.J. Beutien (2000), WTOL-TV
Sylvia K. Beyer (1999)
Richard Blum (2002), WISC-TV
Pat Bodnar (1998), Voice of America
Jennifer Leslie Boettcher (2000), WXIA-TV
Shawn Bohs (1995)
Monica F. Bond (2003), WTKR-TV/Newschannel3
Stephanie Bourland (1999), WFMY-TV
Thomas J. Brislin (1999), Department of Journalism, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822
Colony Brown (1996)
Jessica Brown (1994), DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard
Vernon Brown (1998)
David Bruns (2003), KCRA Channel3
Meredith Buel (1996)
Lisa M. Burns (1995), University of Maryland
Robert Burns (1994)
Rieta Niles Buttaro (2002), KARE11

Karina Cano (2002), KSFY, Sioux Falls SD
Marisa Carbone (1995)
Alissa Carlson (2002)
Stephen G. Carmody (2001), WFPL Public Radio, Louisville, KY
Michael Cary (2000), Freelancerr
Mike Cavender (2002),
Gail Chalef (1995), CNN Atlanta
Kirsten Chapman (1998), KDVR-Fox31
Mary Ellen Cheatham (2000), Alabama Public Television
Meera Cheriyan (1998), FOX-TV News
Arthur P. Chimes (2000), Voice of America
Kaci Christian (2003)
William Christopher (1996), South Carolina News Network
Deborah Clark (1995)
Johanna Cleary (1997), University of North Carolina
Megan Patricia Clifford (2000), CNN Los Angeles
La Neice Corinne Collins (2003), ABC News
Tom Colones (1997), WSPA-TV
Marianne Sinclair Combs (2003), Minnesota Public Radio
Amanda Conn-Starner (1997)
Buzz Conover (2002), Florida Public Radio Network
Georgia Conover (2002), WFSU-TV
Michael Conway (2002), University of Texas — TV
Gwyne Copeland (1998)
Laura Cordell (1997), WTMJ-TV
Donn Cost, Jr. (1996), CNN Atlanta
Karen (KC) Cowan (1999), KXL Newsradio
Prof. Charles Crawford (1995), retired
Terry Crosby (1995), Voice of America
Dennis Crowley (2003), United News & Inf.Nat.Press Building
Francene Cucinello (2002), KTRS Talk Radio, St. Louis MO
Mark Curtis (1997), KTVU-TV2

John Dancy (2001), George Washington University
George L. Daniels (2000), University of Georgia
Stephen Davis (2002), KTRK-TV, Houston TX
Daniel Dean (1995), Burdeshaw Assoc., Ltd.
Sonia Debreczeni (1996), WCMH NBC 4
David Deliman (1999), WEAR-TV
Jeremy Desel (1995), KHOU-TV
Michael Desmond Reibold (2000), 1190 KEX Radio
Christine Dobbyn (2002), WBNS-TV, Columbus OH
Laura Downhower (1998)
D.J. Duckworth (1999), KAIT-TV

Jon Ebinger (2002), Freelance Producer
Heidi Hatfield Edwards (2001), University of Georgia
Wendy Ellis (1996), KING-TV
Kristin Emery (1995, 2003), WLFL-TV
Margaret Ershler (2002), RTNDF
Diane Ettelson (1997), Freelancer
Jason Evans (1994), CNN International, Fortune Program Newsstand Division

Liv Faris (2003), KCPQ-TV
Kristen M. Feeney (2003), WTTG Fox 5
Ed Fillmer (2000), KYTV
Andrew Finlayson (1996)
Michele Fisher (1996), WCTC-AM
Deirdre Fitzpatrick (1996), KCRA-TV
Donna Francavilla (1999), WVTM-TV
Kristin Fraser (2003), CNN Newsource, Seattle
Elissa Free (1995), CNN Washington
Amy Freeze (1996), WCAU-TV
Louis Freizer (1999), WCBS Newsradio 88
Murray Fromson (1999)
Allison Frost (2003), Oregon Public Broadc. Radio
Naoko Funayama (2002)
Steve Futterman (1998), Freelancer

Bill Gallagher (1999), WJBK-TV
Michael Gargiulo (2002), WTTG-TV
Stephanie Genkin (2001), CNN New York
Vince Gerasole (1994), WSB-TV
Ryan Gerding (1998), WLFI West Lafayett, IN
Loren Ghiglione (1999), Dean Medill School of Journalism
Mark Gillespie (1995, 2003), The Gallup Poll
Dan Godwin (1998)
Brent Goff (1995) CNN International, Berlin
Julie Goodwin (2003), WFPL
Michael Gormley (1999), WBTV

Rick Hadley (2000) WBAP News/Talk 820
Linda Hall (1999), CNN
Tanya Hansen (1995), WCBS Newsradio 88
Eric Hanson (2003), KCCI-TV
Lois Hart (1998), KCRA, Sacramento
Mark Hass (1997)
Tom Hawley (2003), KVBC-TV/Channel 3
Liesa (Liesbeth) Healy (1995), Broadcast/Corporate Video
Steve Hemmingsen (1994), KELO-Land TV
Jay Hendricks (1999), KWES-TV
Mary Jane Henneberg (2000), FOX News Channel
Gayle Hill (1997), KWES-TV
Karen Hilyard (1995)
Lucy Himstedt (1999), WFIE-TV
Stephanie Ho (2003), Voice of America
Doug Hoffacker (2001), KCNC News 4
Bob Hoffman (1999)
Morgan Holm (2001), Oregon Public Broadcasting, Portland, OR
Andrew Holtz (1995), Freelancer
Kami Horton (1999)
Joe Householder (1995), Vinson & Elkins L.L.P.
Steve Hunsicker (1996), WTVC-TV
Brent Hurd (2003), Voice of America
Jason Hussong (1999), KMSP-TV
Rhonda J. Hutchings (2001), KTLQ/KEOK Radio

Nicole Jacoby (1998)
Scott David Jagow (2000)
Julie Camille Jones (1999)
Stacy Elizabeth Jones (2000), KELO-TV

Mark Kähler (1998), WLWT-TV
Borka Kalahn (1995), The Rock Agency
Jamey Keaten (1999)
Amy Kellogg (1998), FOX 68/WSYT
Suzanne Kelly Simons (1997), CNN
Bruce Kennedy (1998), CNN International, Atlanta
YoYo Kim (1996), Freelancer
Krista Klaus (1998)
Erin Klein (1997), Voice of America
Melissa A. Kleiner (2001)
Cameron Knowles (1995), Saginaw Spirit Hockey Club
Lynda Kraxberger (1996), KOMU-TV
Greta Kreuz (1996), WJLA-TV
Steve Krueger (2001), KPLU Radio
Richard Kuenneke (1999), WSIU/WUSI-TV

Falguni Lakhani (2003), MSNBC
Peter Landis (1998), NY1 News
Jennifer Lane (2002), News Radio WMTW
Raymond Lane (1999)
Katherine Lanpher (2002), Minnesota Public Radio
Timothy Lennox (1999), Alabama Public Television
Larry Levin (1994)
Maggie Lineback (1996), KTVK-TV
Sidney Lipmann (1994)
Johanne Lochard (1997), WRDW-TV
Melissa B. Long (2000), WROC-TV
Doug Luzader (2003), FOX News

Mary Mares (1996), WFLD-TV
Jeffrey Marks (1998), News 12 New Jersey
Miguel Marquez (2001), CNN Atlanta
Berit Lynne Mason (1999)
Mary McCahon (1999), KFOX-TV
Daniel McCarthy (2000)
Patrick McConnell (2002), University of Georgia
Yolanda McCutchen (2000), Dateline NBC News
Mary McDermott (1998), KXL Newsradio 750
Susan McGinnis (1995), Bloomberg Financial Markets
Rebecca McMenamin (1995), English to Africa Branch, Voice of America
Joe Merone (2003), Vermont Public Television
Dave Michela (1995), Minneapolis, MN
Monica Miller (2003), New Jersey Network
Jacqueline Mitchell (1997)
Nekisha Mohan (2001), WOIO-TV Cleveland, OH
Myra Monroe (1994)
Gloria Moraga Greene (1995), KXTV
Marguerite Moritz (1995), Univ. of Colorado, School of Journ. & Mass Comm.
Frank Mottek (1995), KNX/CBS Radio Los Angeles
Henry Mulak (1999), KRON-TV
Jim Murphy (1999), KUSI-TV
John Myers (1997), KFBK-Radio

Priya Narahari (2001)
Curt W. Nickisch (2000)
Patrick Nolan (1998), KTRK-TV

Clare Otto (1997), KPTV Portland, OR

Dr. Howard (Sid) Pactor (1995), University of Florida, College of Journ. & Comm.
Suzanne Pajot (1998), KESQ-TV
Dheepa Pandian (1997), CNN
Tony Paniagua (1996), KVOA-TV
Jane Jungye Park (2000)
Emily Peck (Roane) (1996)
Melanie Peeples (1996), Freelancer for NPR
John Pertzborn (1995), KTVI-TV
Mary Pflum (1997), CNN
Tom Picciano (1996), WICZ-TV
Lisa Pierpont (1996), WCVB-TV
Brenda Poor (1998), KCTV
Michael Neil Porath (2000)
Bill Prasad (2003), FOX News Channel, WTTG-TV
Lou Prato (2000)
Bob Priddy (2001), Missourinet
Heather Purtle (1998), WYFF-TV

Sandy Rathbun (1997), KVOA-TV
Walter Ratliff (2000), Mobile Video Services
Guy Raz (2000), National Public Radio
Donna Renae (2001), CNN Radio Atlanta
Priscilla Ress (1997)
Joan Ritchie (2001, WCAX-TV, Burlington, VT
Gloria Riviera (2001), ABC News
Steve Roldan (2002), KFOX-TV
Eddie Rollins (1996)
Russell Rossmann (1995), USA Radio Network
Linda Roth (1998), CNN
Susan Rucci (2003), CBS News
Jaime Ruiz (2001), KUVN-TV Channel 23, Dallas, TX
Marianne Elizabeth Russ (2000), WMUB Public Radio
Roxanne Russell (1996), CBS Weekend News

Roxana Saberi (2002), KVLY-TV, Fargo ND
Octavio Omar Saenz (2002), KNVO-Univision 48, McAllen TX
Victoria Sama (2003), University of Colorado
Ed Schindler (2002)
Randall Schultz (1998)
Terri Schultz (1996), Freelancer, NewsChannel 8
Deborah Schwartz Shaar (1995)
Pat Seaman (1995), University of Wisconsin
Prof. Charles Self, Ph.D (1995), Gaylord College of Journalism & Mass Communication
Richard Cannon Sharp (2000), Anchor/Reporter, KOSA-TV
Miya Shay (2001), KTRK-TV, Houston, TX
Missy Shelton Belote (2003), KSMU-FM
Holly Sheppard (2002), WXIA-TV
John Shields (1997), KYTV
Samuel Shirakawa (1999), WABC-TV
Bill Silcock (1995), Arizona State University
Bill Skane (1994), National Academy of Science
Lisa Slow (2000), CNNfn
Julie Small (2001), Marketplace Radio
Kate Snow (1997), CNN Washington
James Snyder (1998)
Tyler J. Speicher (2000)
Darcy Spencer (2001), CTV News 15
Jennifer Stanbery (1999)
Marc Stewart (2001), WBIR TV
Ken Stone (1999), University of Minnesota, Journalism School
Susan E. Stone (2001), NPR2
Trace Stump (2002), KELO-TV
Teresa Marie Sullivan (2000), Voice of America
Walterene Swanston (2000), RTNDF
Eric Swanson (1999)

Scott R. Talan (1997)
Tom Tangney (2002), Newsradio 710 KIRO, Seattle WA
Loren Tobia (1999), WTVH-TV
Don Tomlinson (1994)
Beth Tornatore (1995), KNSD-TV
Jann Tracey (2002), KWGN, Englewood CO
Brian Trauring (2001), News Director, WATE
Dan Tritle (2002), WCAI-WNAN, Woods Hole MA
Jay Trobec (1996), KELO-TV
Gayle Tzemach (1998)

Frank Ucciardo (1996), Reporter, WPIX-TV

Antonio Valverde (2002), KMEX-UNIVISION
Chris Vanderveen (2001), KOAA-TV, Colorado Springs, CO
Charles Van Dyke (1996), Retired
Scott Varner (1997)
Don (North) Vigdorth (2002), KCTV
David Vincent (1998), WLOX-TV
Nina Virdi (2001)
Yamilet Virgin (1998), KVDA-60 Telemundo

Dave Walker (1998), KCRA-TV
Jim Wallace (1996), West Virginia Public Radio
Rebecca Ward (2002), Voice of America
Terry Ward (1999)
Sharon L. Watson (2001), KMBZ News Radio, Westwood, KS
Nancy Werteen (1995), WFMZ-TV
Paul Westpheling (1997), Voice of America
Candace Williams (1999), Latin American Desk
Sarah Williams (2003), Voice of America
Catherine Wills (1996)
Valentina Wilson (1997), WAFB-TB
Melissa Winkler (1997), IRC
Suzanne Winston (1997), WKRG-TV
Jon Wolfe (2001), WYYB/WRLT
Charlie Wolfson (2003), CBS News
Debra Woodall (2000), KRMG Radio Tulsa, OK
Melissa Wright (1996), WSB-TV

Christina Yao (2002), KCNC-TV, Denver CO
Lisa Yapp (2000), WTTW

Julie Ziegler (2001), Bloomberg News, New York, NY
Carole Zimmer (2002), WBBR Radio
Mia Zuckerkandel (1996), KRON-TV
Brian Zumhagen (1998), KQED-FM