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The Chips Quinn Scholars Program for Diversity in Journalism ( offers students hands-on training and mentoring by caring news veterans. More than 1,300 men and women have been named Chips Quinn Scholars since 1991, making it the largest and most enduring diversity initiative of the Freedom Forum.

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Class Resources and News

  • Q&A: CQS Co-founder John C. Quinn

    One day in late January 2010, I sat talking with John C. Quinn in his office at the Freedom Forum’s Diversity Institute at the John Seigenthaler Center in Nashville. It was cold outside…

    Posted by michelle · August 5, 2010 · 2 comments

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  • Keeping in Touch with Editors

    What’s the best way to keep in touch with an editor? A Scholar wonders as he winds up his internship. CQS Career Coach Mary Ann Hogan answers.

    Posted by michelle · February 6, 2013 · comment