With the inaugural class of Ailes Junior Reporters recently completing their two years at Fox News, the program is preparing to welcome five new aspiring reporters to its ranks.

The Alpha class (pictured) have all accepted jobs in the television industry since completing the program. Garrett Tenney and Michelle Macaluso are Fox News correspondents based in Chicago and Washington, respectively, and Patrick Manning is an associate producer for FNC’s New York bureau. Mary Quinn O’Conner is a digital reporter for the Fox owned station in Charlotte and Pete Griffin is a reporter at the ABC affiliate in Phoenix.

“I created this program with the hope of developing young and promising talent. I am greatly encouraged by the successful results of the previous two years and look forward to cultivating our next group of junior reporters,” Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes said in a statement.

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