Missouri Newspaper Internships

July 29, 2016

Thanks to the support of our generous donors, journalism students Ruth Serven, Matt Aten, Ashley Ulsh, Briana Saunders, Tayler Ward, Alec Lewis and Kora Chrzan are working alongside seasoned newspaper veterans.

They are learning the ropes and preparing to fill positions in the newspaper industry once they graduate from college. The future of Missouri newspapers looks brighter with these talented journalism students being shown the many newspaper opportunities available to them and the benefits Missouri newspapers have to offer.

You made this opportunity possible. We look forward to sharing with you their stories over the coming weeks. We hope you take pride in what you have helped us accomplish and know how truly grateful we are for your continued support.

Haven’t had a chance to donate to the 2016 Summer Intern Fund? Click here to donate.

 
 
 

Register for the Sports Reporting Workshop on July 22!

July 11, 2016

Athletes train all year to be the best at their sport. Will you train one day to be the best sports reporter? Come learn from those who not only teach it but are in the newsroom and on the field/track/court each day. Greg Bowers, Brady Jones, Amber Garrett, Matt Dunlin and Laura Johnston will help you better serve your readers while making your workload more manageable.

Worried about new laws that will cut the amount of time you can spend covering local sports? We know sports editors and reporters are among the hardest working people in journalism. This daylong course will provide you with tips and tricks to make your job a little easier.

Thanks to a partnership with Show-Me State Games, attendees will get a 2016 Show-Me State Games T-shirt and press packet. Stick around after the class to cover your local athletes competing in games throughout the city. We’ll even help you track down athletes from your home town.

Space is limited, so register today!

 

 
 

Tee off in Columbia for this year's Porter Fisher Golf Classic

April 19, 2016

Registration for individuals and teams participating in the 2016 Porter Fisher Golf Classic is now open.

To register, visit http://bit.ly/1UqxRjI to download the form or contact Missouri Press Foundation Director Melody Bezenek at 573-449-4167 or by email at mbezenek@socket.net.

Cost for play is $75 for individuals and $300 for teams. If you do not have a team, you can be grouped with other participants.

The golf classic will be played at A.L. Gustin Golf Course in Columbia on June 16. Lunch starts at 11 a.m. and the shotgun start for play will be at noon.

All proceeds from the tournament benefit the Missouri Press Foundation. All Missouri Press members and guests are welcome to participate.

 
 

Meet Our Summer Internship Newspapers!

April 6, 2016

Summer internships last four, six or eight weeks. Eligible students must be enrolled in a post-secondary academic, professional or vocational newspaper journalism program in Missouri. In addition to earning a salary, interns may receive institutional credit, if their school allows it. Interns must assume responsibility to arrange credit with their institution.

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.

For more information on where internships are available, please click on the photo below. If you would like to intern, contact the newspaper offering the internship.

 

   
 
 

Be Treated Like Royalty in St. Louis

March 4, 2016

Thanks to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Foundation is able to offer a limited number of passes as a fundraiser for the Foundation. This is a first-come, first-serve opportunity!

Contact Melody at mbezenek@socket.net or 573.449.4167 to reserve your spots today!

 

 
 





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2016 MPA BOUND Newspaper Directory

An alphabetical resource guide to all of the newspapers in the state of Missouri. $45.00

 

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Thursday July 28th

Nominations sought for Excellence in Legal Journalism Awards! In recognition of the vital role played by the state’s news media in improving public understanding of legal issues, The Missouri Bar is now accepting nominations for its annual Excellence in Legal Journalism Awards. We encourage members of the media to take this opportunity to shine a light on their efforts to improve public understanding of the justice system. Link

Wednesday July 27th

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Tuesday July 26th

NNA’s 130th Annual Convention and Trade Show, held at the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs in Franklin, TN, will address pressing business objectives of community newspaper owners, publishers and senior staff with educational sessions and peer sharing activities. Register today! Link

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