Marian Liu (AAJA-San Francisco Bay Area) is the first Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship recipient for 2013. Liu will use the the $1,000 fellowship to take a management development course at the Poynter Institute.
Liu heads a new online entertainment section for The Sun Sentinel called SouthFlorida.com. For the past ten years, she has served on the volunteer staff of AAJA’s VOICES student convention news program, the last three years as its director.
“The judges were pleased to support Marian’s leadership goals in the newsroom, and know that attendance at the Poynter seminar will help her move forward to achieve them,” says Dinah Eng, founding director of AAJA’s Executive Leadership Program and a past president of AAJA. The leadership fellowship judges include Jeannie Park, former executive editor of People and founding president of AAJA’s New York chapter; Lloyd LaCuesta, former South Bay Bureau Chief, KTVU-TV and past president of AAJA; Mae Cheng, managing editor at Newsday Westchester and past president of AAJA, and Eng.
Questions? Contact Marcia Santillan, Professional Programs Coordinator, at MarciaS@aaja.org or 415-346-2051 ext. 107.
About the Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship
The Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship widens opportunities for mid-career AAJA members to enhance their skills and advance in news management. Fellows get financial assistance for programs such as AAJA’s Executive Leadership Program, university-level management programs and leadership courses at institutions that include the Poynter Institute and journalism schools that charge tuition.