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Rebecca Fairley Raney

Rebecca Fairley Raney, American journalist. Recipient Celebrate Literacy award Arrowhead Reading Council, San Bernardino, 1993, 1st place award California Newspaper Publications Association, 1993, various awards Gannett; recipient various university scholarships, 1st place award investigative reporting Best of Gannett, 1994, 1st place award California Newspaper Public Association Public Service, 1994, finalist for Livingston award.

Education

  • BJ magna cum laude, University Missouri, 1987.

Career

  • Intern San Bernardino (California) County Sun, summer 1987, reporter/computer-assisted projects, 1990-1997. Reporter The Hemet (California) News, 1987-1988. General assignment reporter Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Ontario, California, 1988-1990.

    Columnist The New York Times-Cybertimes, 1997. Adjunct journalism instructor, Annenberg School of Journalism, Univeristy of Southern California, 2002 to 2009. Freelance Contributor to national publications, including The New York Times, 1997 to present.

Works

  • Reporter/Columnist New York Times-Cybertimes, 1997 to 2000.
  • Freelance contributor, The New York Times, 1997 to present
  • Adjunct journalism instructor, Annenberg School of Journalism, University of Southern California, 2002 to 2009.
  • Contributor to various publications, including Discovery Channel online and American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2009 to present.

Membership

First violinist The Claremont (California) Symphony Orchestra, since 1988, classroom volunteer Citrus Elementary School, Upland, California, 1991-1992. Member Investigative Reporters and Editors, Press Club of Southern California (former board directors, 1st place investigative reporting, 1993, others since 1988), Society Professional Journalists (1st place awards in health, political and minority affairs writing since 1988), Scholarship Society, Kappa Tau Alpha.
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Born 1965
(age 52)
Nationality
  • 1987
    University Missouri
  • 1987 - 1988
    reporter The Hemet (California) News
  • 1988 - 1990
    general assignment reporter Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
    Ontario, California
  • 1990 - 1997
    Intern, San Bernardino (California) County Sun
  • 1997
    columnist The New York Times-Cybertimes