2016-2004

Directory of American RIAS Fellows 2016-2004
Updated: Oktober 2016

LaDonna Acker (2007), WTEN-TV, Albany, NY
Doug Adams (2009), NBC, Washington, D.C.
Lynne Adrine (2011), Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Anthony Advincula (2014), New America Media, New York, NY
Brandy Aguilar (2005), 3TV, Phoenix, AZ
David Akerly (2004), WLNS-TV, Lansing, MI
Olivia Allen-Price (2016), KQED, San Francisco, CA
Brooke Allyson (2004), WQOW-TV, Eau Claire, WI
Amena Al-Sadi (2016), KUOW, Seattle, WA
Travis Altman (2006), WTEN-TV, Albany, NY
Yasmin Amer (2016), CNN Newsource, Atlanta, GA
Natalie Angley (2015), CNN, Atlanta, GA
Azadeh Ansari (2012), CNN International, Atlanta, GA
Theresa Anzur (2010), KFI-AM, West Covina, CA
Hourie Arakelian (2004), KTVZ, Bend, OR
Jim Armstrong (2010), WFXT Fox News, Boston, MA
John Atwater (2006), WTXF.TV, Philadelphia, PA

Jessica Baker (2013), CNN Newssource, Atlanta, GA
Cheryl Bacon (2007), KTTV, Los Angeles, CA
Garrett Baggs (2005), WXIN-TV/Fox 59, Indianapolis, IN
Rob Ballenger (2004), National Public Radio, Washington, D.C.
Steve Baragona (2015), Voice of America, Washington, D.C
Vanessa Barchfield (2015), Arizona Public Media, Tucson, AZ
Meredith Beal (2009), Lasting Value Broadcasting Group, Austin, TX
Kevin Beesley (2014), National Public Radio, Washington, D.C.
Missy Belote (2008), KSMU-FM, Springfield, MO
Kevin Benz (2010), News 8, Austin, TX
Olga Campos Benz (2010), KVUE-TV, Austin, TX
Lori Bergen (2008), Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
Catherine Berger (2014), ZDF, Washington, D.C.
Ryan Bergeron (2016), CNN, Atlanta, GA
Doris Bergman (2007), NY1 News, New York, NY
Beau Berman (2012), WTIC-TV, Hartford, CT
C.J. Beutien (2007), WNDU-TV, South Bent, IN
Brett Birkinbine (2011), ABC13 KTRK, Houston, TX
Laurie Bley (2004), Sanford Institute, Duke University, Durham, NC
Deborah Block (2004), Voice of America, Washington, D.C.
Carey Bodenheimer (2006), CNN, Los Angeles, CA
Judy Boysha (2006), Associated Press, Washington, D.C.
Kassie Bracken (2014), The New York Times, New York, NY
Kathy Bradshaw (2016), Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
John Branch (2012), CNN, Atlanta, GA
Parke Brewer (2005), Voice of America, Washington, D.C.
Ariana Brocious (2011), KVNF Radio, Paonia, CO
Barbara Brosher (2016), WTIU/WFIU, Bloomington, IN
Alison Bryce (2008), National Public Radio, Washington, D.C.
Tom Brislin (2007), University of Hawaii, HI
Burl Britt (2016), WNBC-TV, New York, NY
Deborah Brunswick (2007), CNN, New York, NY
John Burness (2009), Duke University, Durham, NC
Ryan Burrow (2015), WGN Radio, Chicago, IL

Butler Cain (2007), Alabama Public Radio, Tuscaloosa, AL
Traci Caldwell (2006), Associated Press Television, Washington, D.C.
Dee Carden (2013), ABC News, Washington, D.C.
Chris Carl (2014), WDEL, Wilmington, DE
Ed Carlos (2005), KIRO 7 Eyewitness News, Seattle, WA
Larry Carlson (2009), Texas State University, KTSW-FM, San Marcos, TX
Chuck Carney (2006), WTIU-TV, Bloomington, IN
Perita Carpenter (2009), ABC News, Washington, D.C.
Mandy Carranza (2006), CNN Pipeline, Atlanta, GA
Mike Cavender (2012), RTDNA/F, Washington, D.C.
Stella Chan (2007), CNN, Los Angeles, CA
Meera Cheeriyan (2009). FOX-11, Los Angeles, CA
Angela Chen (2016), FOX26, Houston, TX
Amy Cherry (2013), WDEL-AM, Wilmington, DE
Steve Chiotakis (2006), WBHM-FM, Birmingham, AL
Marla Cichowski (2016), Freelance, Chicago, IL
Chris Cifatte (2011), WINK-TV, Fort Myers, FL
Noel Cisneros (2007), KGO-TV, San Francisco, CA
Barbara Cochran (2009), RTNDA, Washington, D.C.
John Cochran (2009), ABC News, Washington, D.C.
Amy Jo Coffey (2004), University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Nicole Collins (2009), Fox News Channel, Washington, D.C.
Melissa Colorado (2016), KARE11, Golden Valley, MN
Christina Cone (2010), MSNBC, New York, NY
Wilma Consul (2016), National Public Radio, Washington, D.C.
Heather Contant (2011), WNSR New School Radio, New York, NY
Steve Coon (2009), Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Christina Cotterman (2011), FOX News, Washington, D.C.
Jamie Coughlin (2013), WMAL Radio, Washington, D.C.
Dale Cressman (2008), Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Anqoinette Crosby (2009), Freelancer, Silver Spring, MD
Hena Cuevas (2008), KCET-TV, Los Angeles, CA
Stacy Curtin (2009), CNN, New York, NY

Wally Dean (2010), CCJ, Washington, D.C.
Tina Detelj (2006), WTNH-TV, New London, CT
Marie Doezema (2010), Freelancer, San Francisco, CA
Jo Dondis (2010), KCET-TV, Studio City, CA
Julianne Donofrio (2006), ABC News, Washington, D.C.
Miranda Dotson (2014), WRAL-TV, Raleigh, NC
Vince Duffy (2014), Michigan Radio, Ann Arbor, MI

Kaylyn Easton (2009), University of Indiana, Bloomington, IN
Jon Ebinger (2014, 2006), RTNDF/RTNDA, Washington, D.C.
Rachel Elsberry (2008), News 8 Austin, Austin, TX
Mark Engel (2007), CNN, Atlanta, GA
Larisa Epatko (2009), The Online NewsHour, Arlington, VA
Ed Esposito (2015), Rubber City Radio Group, Akron, OH
Jason Evans (2011), CNN Newsource, Atlanta, GA

Judy Farah (2010), KFBK Radio, Sacramento, CA
Jennifer Feldman (2014), CNN, Atlanta, GA
Ed Fillmer (2011, 2006), Multiple TV Stations, Springfield, MO
Kenneth Fischer (2011), University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Shawn Flynn (2014), Time Warner Cable News, Charlotte, NC
Brix Fowler (2015), KCTV5, Fairway, KS
Scott Fralick (2006), WKRN-TV, Nashville, TN
Donna Francavilla (2006), CBS Radio News, Birmingham, AL
Elizabeth Franko (2005), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Mathew Friedman (2011), Associated Press, Washington, D.C.
Heather Staggers Frierson (2012), KCTV, Kansas, City, MO
Akiko Fujita (2005), Northwest Cable News, Seattle, WA

Alexis Garcia (2016), Reason TV, Los Angeles, CA
Mark Garrison (2008), Freelancer, New York, NY
Kendis Gibson (2012), WJLA-TV, Arlington, VA
Wendy Gilette (2008), CBS, New York, NY
Benson Ginsburg (2004), CBS News, Washington, D.C.
Norman Gittelson (2006), CBS News, New York, NY
Kathy-Ann Gobin (2007), WTNH TV, New Haven, CT
Autria Godfrey (2013), WJLA-TV, Arlington, VA
Dan Godwin (2005), KDFW-TV, Dallas, TX
Robert Golombik (2010), Washington, D.C.
Deanne Goodman (2007), KTVZ-TV, Bend, OR
Rod Gramer (2007), KGW-TV, Portland, OR
Kathleen Graham (2008), RTNDF, Washington, D.C.
Leanne Gregg (2005), NBC Newschannel, Denver, CO
Kevin Grieves (2007), Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Rachel Grygiel (2008), Freelancer, Hoboken; NJ
Darwin Guggenbiller (2005), WVIT-tv, Hartford, CT

Rick Hadley (2007), WBAP-AM, Arlington, TX
Kathleen Hadlock (2012), KVUE-TV, Austin, TX
Robert Hadlock (2012), KXAN-TV, Austin, TX
Jennifer Hale (2009), WVTM-NBC 13, Birmingham, AL
Darcelle Hall (2013), WIAT CBS42, Birmingham, AL
Tim Hart (2010), CNN, Los Angeles, CA
Sandy Hausman (2013), Virginia Public Radio, Charlottesville, VA
Thomas Hawley (2009), KVBC-TV Channel 3, Las Vegas, NV
Don Heider (2008), University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Chris Heim (2009), KMUW-FM, Wichita, KS
Marisa Helms (2005), Minnesota Public Radio, St. Paul, MN
Libby Hendren (2006), KTVZ, Bend, OR
John Hendricks (2013), NewsChannel 21, Bend, OR
Chas Henry (2008), Newschannel 8 / ABC 7, Arlington, VA
Chuck Hermann (2013), Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Sarah Herndon (2008), ABC News Freelancer, Washington, D.C.
Deirdre Hester (2005), CBS News, Washington, D.C.
Matt Hilburn (2014),Voice of America, Washington, D.C.
Julian Hills (2011), CNN Newsource, Atlanta, GA
Claudia Hinojosa (2004), KXTX Channel 39, Dallas, TX
Dan Hockensmith (2004), WAKR-WONE-WQMX, Akron, OH
Andrew Horansky (2011, 2005), KVUE-TV, Austin, TX
Robert Horton (2012), KUOW-FM, Seattle, WA
Herman Howard (2006, 2013), Benedict College, Columbia, SC
David Huertas (2013), KOSA-TV/CBS7, Odessa, TX
Megan Hughes (2005), WRAL-tv5, Raleigh, NC
Stephanie Hughes (2009), WNYC, New York, NY
Phil Humes (2007), WXIA-TV/ WATL.TV, Atlanta, GA
Heather Husson (2005), WSPA-tv, Spartanburg, SC
Jason Hussong (2011), KCNC-TV, Denver, CO

Kyle Iboshi (2009), KGW-TV, Portland, OR
Lila Ibrahim Merideth (2009), The Associated Press, Washington, D.C.
Audrey Irvine (2013), CNN, Atlanta, GA
Crystal Isaac (2013), KTRK-TV, Houston, TX
Kelly Isenor (2013), WBZ-TV, Allston, MA
Nathan Isenor (2013), WBZ-TV, Allston, MA
Nicole Israel (2009), WMBC-TV 63, West Caldwell, NJ

Renita Jablonski (2004), WCPN-WVIZ Radio, Cleveland, OH
Robert Jamieson (2010), ABC News, New York, NY
Myrna Jensen (2007), KTUU-TV, Anchorage, AK
Philip Jensen (2004), KIDK-TV, Idaho Falls, ID
Douglas Johnson (2016), Voice of America, Washington, D.C.
Charles Johnston (2013), CNN One, Atlanta, GA
Glenn Jones (2009), KTRK-TV, Houston, TX
Jeremy Jones (2009), WMC-TV 5 (NBC), Memphis, TN
Jeannette Jordan (2007), WGCLTV, Atlanta, GA
Gabe Joselow (2009), Voice of America, Washington, D.C.
Paul Junge (2005), KSPR Springfield 33, Springfield, MO

Nana Karikari-Apau (2015), CNN, Atlanta, GA
Benjamin Kaiser (2015),, CNN, Atlanta, GA
Mathew Katz (2010), KDNK Radio, Carbondale, CO
Dr. Mona Khanna (2008), ICYOU.COM, Charleston, SC
Matthew Kaulbach (2011), Fox News, New York, NY
Kerry Kavanaugh (2004), KWYB-TV, Bozeman, MT
Michelle Kearns (2013), The Buffalo News, Buffalo, NY
Jennifer Keiper (2007), WLS AM, Chicago, IL
Gabriel Kinder (2010), Fox News, New York, NY
Cameo King (2007), WLNS TV, Lansing, MI
Ann Klaus (2015), TAMU European Union Center, College Station, TX
Alison Klein (2013), Voice of America, Washington, D.C.
Chris Knight (2009), WLWT-TV, Cincinnati, OH
Anthony Knopps (2010), WTVG, Toledo, OH
Cameron Knowles (2009), Freelancer, Durham, NC
Jill Konopka (2008), WBRE-TV, Wilkes-Barre, PA
Betsy Korona (2006), Channel One News, Los Angeles, CA
Frances Kuo (2008), WCNC-TV, Charlotte, NC
Richard Kurz (2006), KGW-TV, Portland, OR

Art Land (2007), Pacific Lutheran University, Seattle, WA
Waliya Lari (2012), KTRK-TV, Houston, TX
Amanda Marie Larsen (2011), KCNC-TV, Denver, CO
Kaitlin Lavinder (2016), The Cipher Brief, Washington, D.C.
Laura Lee (2016), WMAR ABC2 News, Baltimore, MD
Andrea Leesch (2006), KELOLAND News, Sioux Falls, SD
Antwan Lewis (2005), KTVK, Phoenix, AZ
James C. Lewis (2004), WSMV-TV, Nashville, TN
Nickee Liang (2006), KCAL, KTTV, Los Angeles, CA
Michael Lipin (2010), VoA, Washington, D.C.
Rachel Lippmann (2016), St. Louis Public Radio, St. Louis, MO
Lauren Lipton (2004), KYW Newsradio, Philadelphia, PA
Susan Lisovicz (2010), Freelancer, New York, NY
Meghan Lopez (2009), University of Hawai’i, Honolulu, HI
David Louie (2007), KGO-TV, San Francisco, CA

Allison MacDonald (2015), MSNBC, New York, NY
Jennifer MacDonald (2009), CBS News, New York, NY
Andrew Mach (2015), PBS Newshour, New York, NY
Morag MacLachlan (2005), WAGM-TV, Presque Isle, ME
Regina McCombs (2016), Minnesota Public Radio, St. Paul, MN
Dugald McConnell (2005), CNN US, New York, NY
Margaret Mazzetti (2015), Associated Press, Washington, D.C.
Anne McGinn (2010), FOX News, Washington, D.C.
Ryan McLendon (2009), New York University, New York, NY
Scott McKenney (2011), KVUE-TV, Austin, TX
Rebecca McMenamin (2007), Voice of America, Washington, D.C.
Paul Martella (2007), KTTV Fox11, Los Angeles, CA
Allison Martin (2004), CBS News, Los Angeles, CA
G. Brent Martin (2007), MissouriNet, Jefferson City, MO
Fred Martino (2005), WGVU-TV/AM/FM, Grand Rapids, MI
Petra Mayer (2007), National Public Radio, Washington, D.C
David Mecham (2010), Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Anna Rhett Miller (2010), CNN, Atlanta, GA
Kurtis Ming (2015), KOVR-TV, Sacramento, CA
Sal Morales (2005), Freelancer, Miami, FL
Anthony Moreno (2016), KRWG, Las Cruces, NM
Deanna Morgan (2009), Fox 11 News KMSB, Tucson, AZ
Liam Moriarty (2011), KPLU/NPR, Seattle, WA
Sarah Muller (2009), Freelancer, Brooklyn, NY

Sonia Narang (2012), Global Post, Los Angeles, CA
Lygia Navarro (2010), Freelancer, Cincinnati, OH
Emily Nelson
(2016), WTOL 11, Toledo, OH
Guy Nelson (2004, 2007), KUOW FM, Seattle, WA
Sean Neumann (2007), Freelancer, New York, NY
Traci Neuman (2011), WDJT-TV, Milwaukee, WI
Irene Noguchi (2015), KQED Public Radio, San Francisco, CA
Matthew Nordin (2004), WASP-TV, Greenville, SC
Joseph Nugent (2010), WTVG, Toledo, OH

Erik Olsen (2011), The New York Times, New York, NY
Megan O’Matz (2012), Sun Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Katie Orr (2015), Capital Public Radio, Sacramento, CA

Tonya Papanikolas (2012), KLS-TV, Salt Lake City, UT
Nihar Patel (2004), National Public Radio, Culver City, CA
David Patrician (2004), Voice of America, Washington, D.C.
William Payer (2012), WIAT-TV CBS, Birmingham, AL
Rosemary Pennington (2011, 2005), Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
John Pertzborn (2004), KTVI-TV, Saint Louis, MO
Jacqueline Pham (2011), FOX News, Washington, D.C.
Todd Piro (2013), NBC, West Hartford, CT
Michael Pope (2014), WAMU 88.5 News, Washington, D.C.
Deborah Potter (2009), Religion & Ethics Newsweekly, Washington, D.C.
Hilary Powell (2015), Lakeshore Public Media PBS, Indianapolis, IN

Laure Quinlivan (2008), Freelancer, Cincinnati, OH
Jennifer Quinonez Johnson (2009), KCET-TV, Los Angeles, CA

Sharon Raifer (2014), WNBC-TV, New York, NY
Sarah Rall (2005), KELO-TV, Culver City, CA
Jim Randle (2005), Voice of America, Washington, D.C.
Sandy Rathbun (2007), KVOA-TV, Tuscon, AZ
Annette Raveneau (2011), Univision KINC15 TV, Las Vegas, NV
Eelin Reily (2012), MSNBC, Senior Producer, New York, NY
Ursula Reutin (2014), KIRO Radio 97.3FM, Seattle, WA
Regina Reyes (2009), ABS-CBN International, Redwood City, CA
Jenny Rizzo (2005), WFTX-TV, Fox4 News, Cape Coral, FL
Maya Rodriguez (2015), KUSA TV, Denver, CO
Julie Rosene (2014), Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
James Rowbottom (2014), CNN, Atlanta, GA
Shoshana Rubin (2012), FOX News Channel, New York, NY
Roger Rudick (2013), Freelance Radio, Los Angeles, CA
Roxanne Russell (2011), George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Kate Ryan (2008), WTOP Radio, Washington, D.C.

Robert Sachs (2004), National Public Radio West, Culver City, CA
Sarah Jane Saeger (2008), KMSP-TV, Eden Prairie, MN
Tracy Samilton (2013), Michigan Radio, Ann Arbor, MI
Jason Scanlon (2010), FOX News, Washington, D.C.
Steve Scher (2009/2004), KUOW FM, Seattle, WA
K.C. Schillhahn (2004), KTTV, Los Angeles, CA
Amber Lee Schindeldecker (2012), WINK-TV, Fort Myers, FL
Andrew Schneider (2015), Houston Public Media, Houston, TX
John Schoen (2012), MSNBC, New York, NY
Bryan Schott (2007), KCPW Public Radio, Salt Lake City, UT
Amanda Scott (2016), Voice of America, Washington, D.C
Ric Schroeder (2014), KNX CBS Radio, Los Angeles, CA
John Schwada (2009), KTTV Channel 11, Los Angeles, CA
Marielle Segarra (2015), WHYY Radio, Philadelphia, PA
Martha Shade (2013), CNN, Atlanta, GA
Gerri Shaftel (2008), FOX 11 News-KTTV, Los Angeles, CA
Gabriel Silverman, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C.
Max Smith (2013), WTOP Radio, Washington, D.C.
Sophat Soeung (2013), Voice of America, Washington, D.C.
Derrall Stalvey (2012), WRCB-TV, Chattanooga, TN
Melissa Steinhofer (2012), CNN Newssource, New York, NY
Dustin Stephens (2016), CBS News, New York, NY
Dave Strickland (2009), KTRK-TV, Houston, TX
Heather Sullivan (2006), WSPA TV, Spartanburg, SC
Shanda Sundstrom (2012), KFSM-TV/KXNW-TV, Fort Smith, AR
Paige Sutherland (2016), New Hampshire Public Radio, Concord, NH
Greg Sutton (2014), Manhattan Neighborhood Network, New York, NY
Abbie Swanson (2009), KALW 91.7 FM Freelancer, Berkeley, CA

Tom Tangney (2009), NewsTalk 97.3 KIRO FM, Seattle, WA
Dan Taylor (2004), WHIO-TV, Dayton, OH
Erika Thomas (2012), KMEG 14, Dakota Dunes, SD
Ann Thompson (2009), WVXU-FM, Cincinnati, OH
Marilyn Torres (2007), RCN-TV, Bath, PA
Brian Trauring (2007), WTVG-TV, Toledo, OH
Dan Tritle (2008), WCAI, Woods Hole, MA
Danielle Turner (2015), FOX Business Network, New York, NY

Frank Ucciardo (2011, 1996), CBS News, New York, NY
Faryl Ury (2010), AP, Washington, D.C.

Susan Valot (2005, 2013), Freelancer, Los Angeles, CA
Kristopher Van Cleave (2011), WJLA-TV, Arlington, VA
Veronica Villafane (2008), Freelancer, Glendale, CA
Anita Vogel (2006), Fox News Channel, Los Angeles, CA
Diane Vogel (2009), WAMU 88.5, Washington, D.C.
Lisa Voyticki (2014), WMBC-TV, West Caldwell, NJ

Joel Waldinger (2006, 2007), WISC-TV, Madison, WI
Blake Warenik (2008), Freelancer, Athens, GA
Thomas Warren (2011), WTOP, Washington, D.C.
Christina Williams (2013), WTVG-13ABC, Toledo, OH
Conrad Wilson (2010), KDNK Radio, Carbondale, CO
Jonathan Wilson (2009), WAMU 88.5, Washington, D.C.
Robert Wilson (2007), KSFY-TV, Sioux Falls, SD
Stacey Woelfel (2012), KOMO-TV, Columbia, MO
Alexandra L. Woodruff (2009), Freelancer, Los Angeles, CA

Jack Zahora (2010), NPR, Washington, D.C.
James Zarroli (2016), National Public Radio, New York, NY
Katheryn Zickel (2014), Chiaroscuro Foundation, Princeton, NJ