Party with a Purpose on December 13 with NABJ-Chicago
Member Renita D. Young Awarded Reuters/NABJ Fellowship
NABJ Chicago congratulates member Renita D. Young, who was chosen as a 2016/2017 Reuters/NABJ Fellow. Most recently, Renita was a web producer for WBBM’s combined television and radio website, CBSChicago.com. Prior to that position, she served as a staff reporter for NOLA.com, The Times-Picayune’s Baton Rouge hub covering the oil and gas industry, entrepreneurship and breaking news.
Renita formerly worked with Thomson Reuters as a stringer in the Chicago and Northwest Indiana area, and at the State Capitol. Renita also has reported for NBCUniversal’s theGrio.com, USA Today and AOL’s Patch.com, among other news outlets.
A native Chicagoan, Renita is a graduate of both DePaul University and the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. With Reuters, she will be working in general news before moving to Reuters' commodities desk in January 2017.
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About NABJ Chicago
The National Association of Black Journalists-Chicago Chapter was founded in the early 1970s by Christine Harris, Vernon Jarrett, Francis Ward and Monroe Anderson, among others, to unite journalists for the common purpose of bettering our profession, our professionalism and our…