Chips Quinn Scholars

giving opportunity, training and voice to young journalists of color – run and underwritten by the Freedom Forum. – Linked on our blogs with Freedom Forum.

  • The Chips Quinn Scholars program offers journalism students of color hands-on training in journalism and mentoring by caring news veterans. The aim: Provide special support and encouragement that will open doors to news careers and bring greater diversity to the nation’s daily newspaper newsrooms.
  • The program, sponsored by the Freedom Forum, provides internships, training and $500 housing allowance to college students who are pursuing careers in print journalism. Internships are offered in Spring and Summer … (full text about the program).

Resources; Skills; Scholars; Voices; News; Coach’s Archive; Jobs;
Address: Chips Quinn Scholars, c/o Freedom Forum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20001, USA;
Feedback online; Contacts.

About /Welcome: … This Web site, its content and its dedicated proprietors combine to add yet another unique ingredient to the CQS program, its cause and its commitment. We invite all to join this stepped-up pace in the march to greater diversity in the world of journalism. So log on and come together, … : 

  • The Chips Quinn Scholars, more than 1000 alums, for whom the Web site can serve as the professional and personal link of our special bond which can carry our efforts far into the future.
  • The journalism students of color for whom CQS opens doors and to whom the Web site offers information and inspiration.
  • The committed editors whose newspapers are in the program and to whom we give great thanks and a plea to journey with us via the Web site.
  • The editors who have staffing diversity on their minds, for whom the CQS program and its Web site will tell of the roots of the program, its progress, its opportunities for all who participate and the around-the-clock dedication of the CQS staff who make this work.

So welcome all; whatever your role or goal. “Go for it” via CQS to a diverse world of journalism.

For Loie and John Quinn, our hearts are warmed and souls comforted by all who make the world of Chips Quinn Scholars a treasured keepsake in our lives and a legacy of his brief but bountiful years … (full text).

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