This internship opportunity was created to honor Catch the Next’s founder and award-winning journalist, John Siceloff. After working as a war correspondent and bureau chief in El Salvador and Nicaragua, John returned and forged a career as a successful news producer for programs such as ABC News, 20/20, Primetime Live, and Dateline NBC. In 2001, he joined the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and in 2004, founded JumpStart Productions, which created Now with Bill Moyers for PBS. In 2009, in an effort to raise college completion among Latinos in the United States, John founded Catch the Next. He was also the co-author of America: Democracy’s Local Heroes.
A young John Siceloff (far right) pictured with his parents, Courtney P. and Elizabeth, and the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.