Dow Jones News Fund invites media to engage interns

Media organizations are invited to bring in Dow Jones News Fund interns in digital media, data journalism, business reporting and multi-platform editing for Summer 2019.

DJNF interns receive specialized training in residential programs at leading journalism schools before reporting to work for 10 to 12 weeks. The News Fund has helped prepare thousands of students for distinguished professional careers over six decades.

For the fourth consecutive year, Investigative Reporters and Editors will train data journalism interns for a week. Students will learn to unearth and analyze data to tell important stories.

Digital media interns will produce a compelling multimedia project during their training at Arizona State University. This summer’s Unsheltered covered homelessness in Phoenix.

“Editors who need curious, critical thinkers in their newsrooms find those qualities and more in News Fund interns,” said Linda Shockley, DJNF managing director. “We work hard to recruit, vet and train competitive aspiring journalists with digital skills today’s industry demands.”

Media organizations pay the News Fund $1,200 to underwrite training and agree to provide interns at least $400 per week. They can request interns online.

For more details, email Linda Shockley or call (609) 520-5929.

The News Fund values the support of its media partners in promoting diversity and advancing journalism careers in the digital age.

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