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Politico Pro Launches Education Section

Politico is expanding with Pro Education, the first of three new Pro sections launching by the end of next month. Pro Agriculture and Pro Trade will launch in October. We know you’re excited, but try and remain calm.

Politico Pro Education will be overseen by education editor Nirvi Shah. Other staffers include Stephanie SimonLibby Nelson and Caitlin Emma.

“This team joins our army of the best policy reporters in Washington, working every hallway in Congress, every agency building and every lobbying shop in town,” said Martin Kady, Politico Pro’s editor, in a statement. “Education is a dynamic and exciting policy area, and we plan to bring an aggressive writing and reporting style to our coverage of the hottest education stories in Washington and in state capitals across the country.”

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Personal Essay Writing: Master Class

Personal Essay Writing: Master ClassStarting October 21, work with the senior editor at Marie Claire magazine to polish and publish your essay! Whitney Joiner will help you to develop your voice, narrative, and identity, draft your pitch, and decide where to market your essay. Register now!

NY1 Dedicates Week to Programming for Grand Central Terminal’s 100th Anniversary

It’s a symbol of New York. The structure is an architectural wonder. Grand Central Terminal is turning 100, and NY1 is marking the occasion with a week-long series of reports.

Grand Central Terminal at 100:  All Aboard, hosted by Lewis Dodley, will delve into the station’s iconic history, hidden treasures, and art. In addition, NY1 will look at the commuter hub’s place in pop culture, including several backdrops in New York films.

Reporters Roger Clark, Stephanie Simon, Bobby Cuza and others take a look at the rails and their stories each day on NY1.

The week’s reports will be shown in a half-hour special on Saturday, February 2 and Sunday, 3 at 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.. It will also be available on NY1 On Demand on channel 1111.

Photo courtesy: grandcentralterminal.com

Bloomberg and WCBS-AM, Big Winners of New York Press Club Journalism Awards

Winners were announced for the 2011 New York Press Club Journalism Awards yesterday. Bloomberg LP and NY1 each won four awards, while WCBS 880 was honored with three trophies.  

Winners were selected from 20 categories. The award presentation will take place Monday, June 13 at the Water Club.

The complete list of winners after the jump

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Stephanie Simon: “I’ll miss the place a lot”

simon gif.ashx.gifLongtime L.A. Times vet Stephanie Simon is one of the many reporters leaving the paper for greener pastures. A national correspondent based out of Denver, Simon got her start 16 years ago as an intern in Moscow.

Our first encounter with Stephanie came about 11 years ago. We knew she was a great reporter, but other than that, she seemed pretty normal … but then we’d overhear other reporters speaking in awe about her: “She’s fluent in Russian! She cooks all her lunches the night before! She wakes up at 5 a.m., goes to the gym and studies Japanese all before getting to work! Every day.”

We never did work up the nerve to ask her if rumors of superhero-dom were true. But we have caught up with her to ask why she decided to leave and what she’ll be doing when she goes.

Here are her answers. (None of which were in Japanese.)

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