Articles By Jamal Collier

Jamal Collier got his break in sports reporting by covering the losing team. The recent University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign graduate said his diligence and past experience interning with Major League Baseball is what landed him his spot at the institute.


Rebecca Burton has always enjoyed writing. She merged her longtime interest in science and health to morph into a science reporter. Ms. Burton is also an avid hula-hooper, trapeze and aerial silks performer.



The New York Times Student Journalism Institute in New Orleans for 2014 is now concluded. We will resume in May 2015 in Tucson, Arizona.

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