Media Moves

NY Times announces Corps members

September 1, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The New York Times has announced its set of Corps members and their Times advisers as follows:

  • Faaya Adem, University of Minnesota, paired with John Eligon, bureau chief in Johannesburg
  • Destini Ambus, Auburn University, paired with Kathleen Kingsbury, Opinion editor
  • Erick A. Cabrera, California State University, Los Angeles, paired with Sona Patel, program and editorial director for The Times’s local investigative fellowship
  • Gabriela de Camargo Gonçalves, Virginia Commonwealth University, paired with Mike Abrams, director of journalism practices and principles
  • Miguel Lopezbaños Carrion, San Francisco State University, paired with Todd Heisler, photographer
  • Catherine Galanti, Loyola Marymount University, paired with Oskar Garcia, deputy editor, Sports
  • Nancy Gonzales, Suffolk University, paired with Becky Lebowitz Hanger, photographers’ chief
  • K’Von Jackson, Columbia College Chicago, paired with Ruth Fremson, photographer
  • Elijah Megginson, Morehouse College, paired with Ron Lieber, Your Money columnist, Business
  • Evelyn Mejia, University of Nebraska, paired with Brian Rosenthal, investigative reporter, Metro
  • Rabria Moore, University of Mississippi, paired with Steven Lee Myers, national security correspondent, Business
  • Reina Gabrielle Nieves, University of Central Florida, paired with Nikita Stewart, Real Estate editor
  • Toni Odejimi, Georgia State University, paired with Erica L. Green, reporter, Washington
  • Leah Ollie, Butler University, paired with Sopan Deb, reporter, Sports
  • Zurie Pope, University of Cincinnati, paired with Eduardo Medina, reporter, Express
  • José Romero, University of Texas at Arlington, paired with Cecilia Kang, reporter, Business
  • Gwynnevere Vang, St. Thomas University, paired with Sharon Chan, Culture and Careers deputy
  • Jada Chanel Vasser, Michigan State University, paired with Troy Closson, reporter, Metro
  • Holden Velasco, City University of New York, Queens, paired with Randy Archibold, Sports editor
  • Daina M. Wilson, North Carolina A&T University, paired with Rubina Madan Fillion, director of strategy, Opinion

An excerpt from the announcement reads:

“The Times Corps is meant specifically for students from underrepresented groups in journalism, such as students of color and/or students from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Access to quality career guidance stands as a critical challenge to many students seeking to be journalists. Applications will open again in spring 2023.”

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