Gwen Ifill: NBC News TV political correspondent and former Washington-based reporter for the New York Times and the Washington Post.
Mike Janofsky: reporter, New York Times.
Clark Judge: football writer, San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News.
Robert Keller: associated with an executive headhunter firm in Detroit; former executive director of the Greater Baltimore Committee.
Rick Kenney: journalism professor, journalist in Florida.
Tom Kenworthy: reporter, Washington Post.
Peter Kumpa: Maryland Senate historian.
Jack Lemmon: president of New Century Press, publishers of five weeklies and several shoppers in Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota.
David Lightman: Washington bureau chief, Hartford (Conn.) Courant.
Alan Lupo: columnist and reporter, Boston Globe.
William Manchester: author of biographies of H.L. Mencken, John F. Kennedy, the Rockefellers, MacArthur and Churchill; three novels; and "Goodbye, Darkness," an account of World War II service as a combat Marine. Retired professor, Wesleyan University in Connecticut.
Peter Marudas: aide, Sen. Paul Sarbanes; former aide, Mayor Kurt Schmoke.
Jonathan Massie: graphics director, Cincinnati Enquirer.
Robert McGiffert: professor, University of Montana School of Journalism.
James McManus (Jim McKay): anchor, ABC's "Wide World of Sports;" winner of nine Emmy awards for sports reporting.
Margaret Dempsey McManus: writer, author of children's books.
James Miller: executive vice president, New Orleans Saints football team.
Dean Mills: dean, University of Missouri School of Journalism.
Kay Mills: author; former editorial writer, Los Angeles Times.
Paul Moore: journalism professor, Towson State.
Mike Naver: director, office of editorial policy, Social Security Administration.
Monica Norton: assignments editor, Westchester Rockland Newspapers, Inc.
Larry Olmstead: assistant vice president, human resources and diversity, Knight Ridder.
Lou Panos: Baltimore area newspaper columnist.
Jeff Peters: St. Paul team leader, Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Tony Pipitone: TV investigative reporter, Orlando, Fla.
Terry Pluto: book author; Akron (Ohio) Beacon-Journal columnist.
Louis R. Rukeyser: host of Maryland Public Broadcasting's "Wall Street Week."
Ray Sanchez: Mexico City correspondent, Newsday.
Diana Jean Schemo (formerly Diana Henry): Brazil correspondent for the New York Times.
John Schulian: co-executive producer of Hercules TV show and book author.
Dan Shaughnessy: sports columnist, Boston Globe.
Michelle Singletary: financial reporter, Washington Post.
James Smallwood: graphics artist, Atlanta Journal and Constitution.
Bill Thompson: Eastern Shore writer.
Kay Thompson: former columnist, Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Eleanor Johnson Tracy: former member of board of editors of Fortune magazine.
Jeff Valentine: vice president, Greater Baltimore Committee.
Leslie Walker: Maryland editor, Washington Post.
Michael Wentzel: reporter, Rochester (N.Y.) Democrat and Chronicle.
Michael Wheatley: assistant business editor, Washington Times.