WJI Newsroom

  • A recent WJI reunion

    Aug 22, 2014

    Recently, four WJI alums from the 2012 class got together to share memories and talk about where they've been ... and one of those attendees did exactly what you'd expect from a WJI graduate: she wrote a column about the reunion.  Click on the link to read about what the WJI experience meant to these alums who began WJI as student reporters and now work as professional journalis... more >

  • The class video for WJI 2014 in Asheville is up!

    Jul 14, 2014

    Another WJI summer has come and gone. But it has not been forgotten. Click on the link to learn about the favorite memories, the greatest challenges, and the biggest lessons learned during the course by a great group of students. Many thanks to Katie Mullin for filming and editing this video scrapbook of a fun month of May exploring journalism from all angles with a group that Dr. Olasky cal... more >

  • Follow us on Pinterest!

    Mar 12, 2014

      Are you an avid Pinner? Follow WJI on Pinterest and stay up to date on the staff, the program, and local Asheville attractions.   http://www.pinterest.com/worldji/   more >

  • WJI Buzz: Looking at WJI's 2013 grads a year later

    Feb 12, 2014

    Where are they now? The 2013 World Journalism Institute graduates: Aimee Staud (13') is a student at Patrick Henry College. After WJI, Stauf interned with WORLD Magazine's radio program, The World and Everything In It, over the summer and into the Fall 2013 semester for a few hours a week. Rachel Aldrich (13') is a student at Patrick Henry College. Since WJI, she has wri... more >

  • WJI Buzz - Aldrich, Branch, Grafe, Robertson, Stauf

    Aug 8, 2013

    Rachel Aldrich ('13) has just finished a paid internship with the World News Group,  working with the children's papers. She is a student at Patrick Henry College Andrew Branch ('13) has a month remaining on his paid internship with the World News Group, where he has been covering poverty issues. He is a graduate of NC State University. Elise Grafe ('13) has... more >

  • WJI Buzz - Benedetti, Speers, Taddeo, Willett, Wong,

    Aug 8, 2013

    Kate Benedetti ('13) has a paid internship with The Collierville Herald. She is a student at Union University. Kaitlyn Speers ('13) has an internship with The Observer-Reporter in Washington, Pennsylvania. She is a student at Patrick Henry College. Sarah Taddeo ('13) has a paid internship with the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. She is a student at Syracuse University.&... more >

  • WJI Buzz - Lee, Kolz, Gilman

    Aug 8, 2013

    Sophia Lee ('12) has a summer internship with the Chicago Tribune and will be employed by World Magazine beginning in September. She is a graduate of the University of Southern California. Chelsea Kolz ('12) is employed by the World News Group, writing for the children's papers and website. She is a graduate of Patrick Henry College. Samantha Gilman ('12) has an inter... more >

  • WJI Buzz - Bareebe, Cheng, McDill, Owens, Willard

    May 22, 2013

    Gerald Bareebe (Belz Fellow '09) is one of 14 doctoral students who received a three year fellowship of $60,000 annually from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation. This is the most prestigious doctoral award of its kind in Canada. Gerald is at the University of Toronto and his research is based on case studies of recent developments in Rwanda and Uganda. Evelyn Cheng ... more >

  • In Memoriam: John McCandlish Phillips

    Apr 11, 2013

    John McCandlish Phillips, 1927-2013 John McCandlish Phillips, the gold standard for Christian journalists in the last half of the 20th century, has died in his beloved home, New York City, at 85. I first met Mr. Phillips in the early years of this century when WJI began its long-standing relationship with The King’s College in Manhattan. Mr. Phillips, who was 6’6&... more >

  • WJI Buzz - Miltenberger, Wise, Sandford, Hackett

    Mar 16, 2013

    Molly Ellen Miltenberger (2010) will be getting married in July 2013 to the Rev. Gordon Murray and moving to Lairg, Scotland. They met when Molly attended the Creative Writing Course at the summer school of Exeter College in Oxford in 2012. Molly is a graduate of New St. Andrews College. Holly Wise (2004) started a news nonprofit organization called VoiceBox Medi... more >