Los Angeles

Linda Shockley

  • Managing Director
  • Dow Jones News Fund

Linda is managing director of the Dow Jones News Fund, Inc., Princeton, N.J. She joined what was then the Dow Jones Newspaper Fund as assistant to the director in 1988 becoming deputy director in 1992. Her primary responsibilities include planning programming in keeping with the Fund's mission to promote careers in journalism in the digital age. The Fund offers internships in digital media, business reporting and copy editing to college juniors, seniors and graduate students. Linda earned a B.A. in journalism from the University of Bridgeport in 1976. She worked an education reporter, news editor, bureau chief, columnist and city editor for more than 12 years at what is now known as The Journal News, covering New York's Rockland and Westchester counties.