The school’s Journalism Program offers master’s degrees for those looking to develop the skills necessary for successful careers in the field. The Journalism program’s Board provides guidance to the administration on industry dynamics, direction on shifting industry skill demands, and critical trends that inform course offerings and degree requirements. The board serves as the primary information source between the degree offerings and the skills required in the journalism field.

Fabiano will join several other industry leaders currently sitting on the board. The current members of the board are:

  • June Carolyn Erlick​​
    Editor-in-Chief, ReVista, the Harvard Review of Latin America
    Publications Director, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies
  • Michael Fabiano​​
    Vice President & General Manager, Americas Media, The Associated Press
  • Nneka Nwosu Faison​
    Managing Editor, WCVB-TV’s Chronicle & 2017-18 Nieman Fellow
  • Michael Fitzgerald
    Articles editor, The Boston Globe & 2010–11 Nieman Fellow
  • Jeremy C. Fox
    Correspondent, The Boston Globe
  • Matthew Karolian​
    General Manager, & 2017–18 Nieman Fellow
  • Ann Marie Lipinski​
    Curator of the Nieman Foundation
  • Jenifer McKim​
    Senior Investigative Reporter, New England Center for Investigative Reporting
  • Martha Nichols
    Editor-in-Chief, Talking Writing
  • Chastity Pratt
    Urban Affairs reporter, Bridge Magazine & 2019-2020 Nieman Fellow
  • Oliver Roeder
    Senior Writer, FiveThirtyEight & 2019-2020 Nieman Fellow
  • Allan Ryan
    Director of Intellectual Property, Harvard Business School Publishing

Michael Fabiano is the Vice President & General Manager, Americas Media at The Associated Press. He oversees the content licensing business, productions and creative partnerships for all business in the Western Hemisphere. Michael previously served as VP of Business Development at NBC. Michael holds a Master of Liberal Arts in Journalism from Harvard Extension School (2016), a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University (2007), a BE in Mechanical Engineering, and a BA in English and American Literature from Stevens Institute of Technology (1993). Michael is also serving a two year term as the current President of the Harvard Extension Alumni Association.

About Harvard Extension School

Harvard Extension School, founded in 1910 and located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is one of 12 degree-granting institutions at Harvard University. The school serves professional adult learners and offers more than 900 online and on-campus courses helping learners advance their careers and pursue their academic passion.

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