Welcome the Sports Journalism Class of 2013

From the Sports Journalism Institute

The Sports Journalism Institute is set to welcome its 20th anniversary class this summer in Columbia, Mo. A group of six men and six women (four African-Americans, four Latinos, three white females and one Asian-American) make up the Class of 2013, which will be in residence at the University of Missouri School of Journalism from May 31-June 8, after which students will move on to internships around the country.

The Class of 2013

(picture above in alphabetical order from top left to right)

Christopher Chavez, Marquette University, sophomore

Salt Lake Tribune

Brandon Theo Dorsey, Hampton University sophomore

Washington Times

Rebecca Fitzgerald, State University of New York at Geneseo, junior

Kansas City Star

Erica A. Hernandez, University of Florida, sophomore

Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale)

Martenzie Johnson, University of Missouri-Columbia, graduate student


Isabelle Khurshudyan, University of South Carolina, junior


Alvaro Ignacio Montaño, University of Houston, senior.

Los Angeles Daily News

Kelly Parsons, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, senior

Star-Tribune (Minneapolis)

Caitlin Swieca, University of Missouri at Columbia, junior

Denver Post

Christian Trevino, University of Maryland, College Park, senior


Rhiannon Walker, University of Maryland, College Park, sophomore


Kristian Winfield, Hampton University, junior

Richmond Times-Dispatch