Student Madi Bolanos Selected to Attend Politico Journalism Institute

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

POLITICO -- Now in its sixth year, the Politico Journalism Institute will offer 16 university students and recent graduates intensive, hands-on training in political and policy reporting. The program, a partnership with American University and the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, reflects Politico’s commitment to developing the next wave of emerging, top-notch journalists and diversifying the talent pipeline in Washington. Two students will be selected at the end of the program for a three-month residency in the Politico newsroom, where they will write, edit and produce news content.


  • Oyin Adedoyin, Morgan State University
  • Madi Bolanos, San Francisco State University
  • Ximena Bustillo, Boise State University
  • Alvin Buyinza, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • Maddie Capron, Ohio University
  • Mel Madarang, University of Maryland, College Park
  • Emily Martin, American University
  • Jocelyn Moran, San Diego State University
  • Kaitlyn Olvera, University of Nevada, Reno
  • Christian Paz, Georgetown University
  • Randi Richardson, Brown University
  • Jodi Sterling, St. Lawrence University
  • Douglas Soule, West Virginia University
  • Meena Venkataramanan, Harvard University
  • Zoe Watkins, Lenoir-Rhyne University
  • Rose Wong, Duke University