Joseph Coleman

Foreign Correspondent (Tokyo), The Associated Press

Study Plan: American culture, history and society through poetry

Peter Elstrom

Senior Writer, Business Week

Study Plan: Business, politics and American history

Joanne Episcopo

Arts Producer, BBC

Study Plan: Spanish history and Basque culture

Andrew Finkel

Contract Correspondent in Istanbul, Time Magazine and The Times (London)

Study Plan: Corruption and strategies of reform in the developing world

Einat Fishbain

Freelance Journalist, Tel Aviv

Study Plan: Film and video studies, Arabic

Ron French

Enterprise Reporter, The Detroit News

Study Plan: Applying screenwriting techniques to narrative journalism

Sandy Heng

Reporter, WXYZ-TV (Detroit)

Study Plan: Psychology of motorsports

Scott Huler

Reporter and Producer, Nashville Public Radio

Study Plan: History and impact of the Beaufort Scale

Dan Huntley

Columnist, The Charlotte Observer

Study Plan: Economic history of the American South: 1865-1965

Lisa Lednicer

State Government Reporter, The Oregonian (Portland)

Study Plan: Rise of anti-government movements

Jiri Nadoba

News Reporter, Mlada Fronta Dnes (Prague)

Study Plan: The transformation from centrally planned economy to free market, European Union

Sue Nelson

Science and Environmental Correspondent, BBC, TV News

Study Plan: Astronomy and space science

Jung-woo Park

Reporter, The Kookje Dainly News (Pusan, South Korea)

Study Plan: International politics and economy, American local newspaper business

Kemp Powers

Chicago Business Reporter, Forbes Magazine

Study Plan: Global Business

Michelle Quinn

Business Reporter, San Jose Mercury News

Study Plan: The business of medicine

Muchlis Ainur Rofik

Assignment Editor, Metro-TV (Jakarta)

Study Plan: Fact and myth of contemporary Islamic radicalism in Indonesia

Yvonne Simons

Education Reporter, WRAL-TV (North Carolina)

Study Plan: Educational reform

Seth Sutel

Media Business Writer, The Associated Press

Study Plan: Economics of the media revolution

Miguel Wiñazki

Editor-in-Chief, Viva Magazine, Clarín (Buenos Aires)

Study Plan: Contemporary journalism in Argentina, 1973-1999

Michelle York

City Editor, The Daily Messenger (Canandaigua, NY)

Study Plan: Deaf Culture