A Magazine by the Society of Professional Journalists

February 2nd, 2007 • Quill Archives
Industry faces an uphill path on the road to diversity

When Ernie Webster first stepped foot in a newsroom, he made a keen observation: He was the only black man, let alone minority reporter. Then, after eight years of covering Rockford, Ill., he moved west to work for the Nevada State Journal and Reno Evening Gazette.