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The Chips Quinn website has moved! We invite you to continue to read about CQS news at

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Troy Turner, Karen Magnuson win diversity leadership awards Editors named winners of the 2009 Robert G. McGruder Awards for Diversity Leadership.

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Chips Watch:

Which Chipsters have been promoted, won awards, married? Read it all here.

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Internship in photos and videos

Want to succeed at multimedia reporting and editing? Princella Parker (Summer 2008) offers some tips in her video.

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What I Learned "When I left Poynter, I had a much clearer picture of the kind of editor and manager I had been, and the kind I wanted to be. More important, I now had the tools I needed to get there," writes Ernestine Bousquet, a 2003 Scholar.

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Diaries: Rapping away expectations Scholar Amos Morale was assigned to cover a story by rapping about it.

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The Herbach diaries

Scholar Alex Isao Herbach takes a page from Kerouac as he drives to his internship newspaper.

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John "Chips" Quinn Jr.
About this Site is written by and for Chips Quinn Scholars and serves as a common ground where journalists of color can network, turn for career coaching and research development opportunities. The Scholars program places journalists of color in internships at daily U.S.newspapers. It is named for the late John “Chips” Quinn Jr., a newspaper editor whose commitment to newsroom diversity is his legacy.
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