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.
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.
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.
- Adjunct journalism instructor, Annenberg School of Journalism, University of Southern California, 2002 to 2009.
1987 - 1988
1988 - 1990
1990 - 1997