Inaugural Morrow winner lands job at Dow Jones

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Josh Dawsey, a recent graduate at the University of South Carolina who received the inaugural David Morrow Scholarship for Business Journalism at the Society of American Business Editors and Writers' annual conference earlier this year, has a job.

Michael Casey, managing editor of Americas for foreign exchange, fixed income and economics at Dow Jones Newswires, made the following staff announcement on Tuesday:

Allow me to introduce Josh Dawsey, who starts today as a news assistant on the New York FX team.

Josh joins us from the University of South Carolina, where he attained his B.A. in journalism, part of which involved studying under former DJ former Washington bureau chief, Rob Wells. Throughout his time at USC and in freelance work for various regional publications, Josh proved to be a dogged reporter, breaking numerous scoops about campus life and local issues, many of which gained national attention via the AP.

This year, the South Carolina Press Association named Josh collegiate journalist of the year and awarded him its prize for top collegiate news story for a piece on how USC was secretly giving pay raises to top staff while laying off others.

Josh was editor in chief of USC’s college paper, the Daily Gamecock, and he has written for South Carolina’s largest daily, The State, as well as for the state’s largest weekly, The Free Times. He has also had a number internships, including one last summer at Fortune.

Please join me in welcoming Josh to the team.