Missouri Press Association newspaper members are encouraged to apply for funding of summer interns.
Newspapers that are approved for funding of internships will be responsible for hiring their interns. Missouri Press will send a list of the newspapers with Foundation funding to the members of the Missouri College Media Association.
Student interns may work as reporters, editors, photographers, designers, advertising representatives or web site editors/reporters, depending on the job being offered by the participating newspapers.
Interns may receive institutional credit if their school allows it. Interns must assume responsibility to arrange credit with their institution.
Missouri Press Foundation again is offering Missouri newspapers the opportunity to host summer interns for four, six or eight weeks. Funding will be provided, but newspapers are welcome to augment the funds provided by the Foundation.
If your newspaper is interested in hosting an intern, please complete the application form and return it to the Missouri Press Foundation, 802 Locust St., Columbia, MO 65201.
If you have questions contact Doug Crews at 573-449-4167.
Interns eligible for this program must be enrolled in a post-secondary academic, professional or vocational newspaper journalism program in Missouri.
Friday October 24th
Read more about this wonderful opportunity in Missouri Journalism! "Now in its second year statewide, the Constitution Project is an intensive, hands-on competition that engages students in investigating a mock crime scene, reporting about the crime and processing the resulting case as it progresses through the system, culminating in a mock trial – all under the mentorship of local professionals in the fields of crime scene investigation, journalism and trial advocacy." Link
Friday October 24th
Missouri Press Association needs 15 more people to serve as judges to help with the upcoming Colorado Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest. Their newspaper people recently helped judge the MPA contest, so it's time to return the favor! You can sign up with the form below. Link
Thursday October 23rd
Cliff Schiappa welcomes the 2014 Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame inductees in Washington, Mo. Link