Overseas Press Club

Overseas Press Club Foundation
Encouraging the next generation of foreign correspondents

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Sally Jacobsen Scholarship Fund
Overseas Press Club Foundation

Sally is a former vice president and long-time board member and supporter of the OPC Foundation, a non-profit charitable organization committed to nurturing and supporting the next generation of Sally Jacobseninternational journalists. She was instrumental in establishing the fellowship program that places aspiring foreign correspondents in overseas bureaus of major American media organizations. We would like to continue her efforts with a scholarship fund in her name.

A widely experienced Associated Press correspondent, she became the first woman to serve as the news service's international editor, overseeing with a cool, steady hand coverage of wars, terrorism and a daily stream of history-making events,  Her 39-year career took her from a Washington economics correspondent to the pressure-packed job at New York headquarters of leading AP's scores of international correspondents through the years of 9/11 and the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq. For more on her career and the impact she had on her colleagues, read here.

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