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2013 Mayborn Fellow in Biography

Eric Nishimoto is developing a career as a writer and illustrator after years as an award-winning media relations and strategic communications professional in both the public and private sectors. He recently graduated from the Mayborn with a Master’s Degree in December 2013, where he won an SPJ Mark of Excellence award, Texas Intercollegiate Press awards for feature writing and illustration, and a Texas Associated Press Managing Editors community service award as part of an in-depth reporting team from the Mayborn. He’s been a finalist in the Arthur W. Page Society national PR competition and presented academic papers at the AEJMC mid-winter conference. All this thanks to Dr. Roy Busby, Cathy Booth Thomas, Suzanne Frank, some of the nation’s best student journalists, and especially George Getschow.