Congrats to the PD's Olivera Perkins, Nieman Fellow

From Harvard University’s Nieman Foundation:

Thirty U.S. and international journalists have been named to the 70th class of Nieman Fellows at Harvard University.

Established in 1938, the Nieman program is the oldest midcareer fellowship for journalists in the world. The fellowships are awarded to working journalists of accomplishment and promise for an academic year of study at the university. More than 1,200 journalists from 88 countries have studied at Harvard as Nieman Fellows.

Olivera Perkins, staff reporter, The Plain Dealer of Cleveland, will study the racial implications of urban sprawl, how policy decisions affect racially-segregated housing patterns and what role those decisions play in high urban foreclosure rates.

I actually don’t feel very familiar with her work, but regardless, congratulations and good luck.

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