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. Applications are due Oct. 7, 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...