Seven Missouri Journalism Students Selected for Dow Jones News Fund Internship Programs

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Princeton, N.J. (May 25, 2010) — Seven Missouri School of Journalism students were among the 84 undergraduate and graduate students selected by the Dow Jones News Fund┬áto work as sports and news copy editors, multimedia editors and business reporters at news organizations nationwide this summer. The students were selected from among 600 applicants for the prestigious paid internships.

“At a time when the news industry is undergoing a major transformation and it isn’t clear what it will eventually look like, the commitment of publishers to train a new generation of journalists is both critical and encouraging,” said Rich Holden, BJ ’71, MA ’73, executive director of the Dow Jones News Fund.

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The School is one of the Fund’s seven training sites, and Brian Brooks, associate dean of undergraduate studies, will direct the pre-internship program. Interns work a minimum of 10 weeks. Those returning to college will receive $1,000 scholarships.

The students and their DJNF internships are:

The Dow Jones News Fund, a nonprofit foundation promoting careers in journalism, is supported by the Dow Jones Foundation and other news organizations.

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