Seminar Graduates in Opinion Writing

1996

Deborah Locke

Editor

Twin Cities Planet in Minneapolis

Stan Simpson

Columnist

The Hartford Courant

1997

Cary Clack

Columnist

San Antonio Express-News

Douglas C. Lyons

Senior editorial writer

Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale

Tanyaa Weathersbee

Opinion columnist and member of editorial board

Florida Times-Union

1999

Javier Aldape

Vice president of niche products for the newspaper division of the E.W. Scripps Company

2000

Richard Ruelas

Columnist

Arizona Republic

Alberta Brooks Phillips

Associate editor

Austin American-Statesman

Gloria Padilla

Editorial writer

San Antonio Express-News

2001

Shanna L. Flowers

Columnist

The Roanoke Times

2002

Shauna Rhone

Web editor

Capital Times in Madison, Wisconsin

Dawn Bracely

Editorial writer

The Buffalo News

Veronica Bucio

Editorial board member and assistant Outlook/op-ed editor

Houston Chronicle

2003

Daniel Vasquez

Consumer columnist

Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale

Finalist for Pulitzer Prize in editorial writing while at the San Jose Mercury News in 2005

Wynona Majied-Martinez

Assistant opinion editor/editorial writer

Reno Gazette Journal

Adrienne T. Washington

Columnist

The Washington Times

Jeffery Allen Winbush

Columnist

Columbus ALIVE in Ohio