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2006 Fellows
/images/images all/2006fellows.jpgTwenty-five arts journalists were chosen from 21 states to participate as fellows in the second National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Journalism Institute in Theater and Musical Theater. Through the generous support of the NEA, the Institute was overseen by USC Annenberg’s School of Journalism from January 9-20, 2006.

Participants in USC Annenberg's 2006 NEA Arts Journalism Institute in Theater and Musical Theater were:
  • Kathleen Allen, arts reporter and editor, Arizona Daily Star, Tucson, Ariz.
  • Jennifer Brummett, arts & entertainment editor and columnist, The Advocate-Messenger, Danville, Ken.
  • Kristina Church,  producer/host,  KSKA Public Radio;  affiliated freelance theater Critic, Anchorage Daily News, Alaska
  • Jackie Demaline, theater & art critic, Cincinnati Enquirer, Ohio
  • Miriam Durkin, arts editor, The Charlotte Observer, N.C.
  • Evans Donnell, affiliated freelance theater critic, The Tennessean; editor/writer, StageCritic.com, Nashville, Tenn.
  • Sharon Eberson, entertainment editor, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pa.
  • Ellen Fagg, theater critic and arts writer, The Salt Lake Tribune, Utah
  • Jay Handelman, theater & television critic, Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Fla.
  • Sarah Henning,  arts & entertainment reporter, Duluth News Tribune, Minn.
  • Richard O Jones, arts & entertainment writer, Journal News, Hamilton, Ohio
  • Bob Keefer, arts & features writer, The Register-Guard, Eugene, Ore.
  • Roger McBain, theater critic and cultural affairs reporter, Evansville Courier & Press, Ind.
  • Donald Munro, critic-at-large, The Fresno Bee, Calif.
  • Dori O’Neal, arts & entertainment reporter, Tri-City Herald, Kennewick, Wash.
  • Rick Rogers, critic-at-large, The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Joseph T. Rozmiarek, affiliated freelance theater critic, The Honolulu Advertiser, Hawaii
  • Karen Shade, theater & features writer, Tulsa World, Okla.
  • Howard Shapiro, theater reviewer/staff writer, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Pa.
  • Lori Solinger, affiliated freelance arts & entertainment reporter/producer for Cox Communications; writer/editor, WJAR-TV; Providence, R.I.
  • David Templeton, affiliated freelance theater critic, North Bay Bohemian, Santa Rosa, Calif.
  • Robert Trussell, theater critic, Kansas City Star, Mo.
  • Janet Van Vleet, arts & entertainment reporter, Abilene Reporter-News, Texas
  • J.D. Ventura, features staff writer, The Advocate, Baton Rouge, La.
  • Jaci Webb, arts & entertainment reporter, Billings Gazette, Mont.

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