Four students have been confirmed for California Press Foundation internship grants in 2019. A panel of three Foundation reviewers selected them from 10 applicants.

The students, who demonstrated an exceptional interest in pursuing careers in the news media business in California, will receive a $2,500
educational grant when they begin their internship in 2019.

The students are required to pursue and secure the internship on their own at CNPA-member companies. Internships, which can occur in spring or summer, must be full time and last at least six weeks.

The 2019 newsroom interns, their hometowns and colleges are:

  • Meghan Bobrowsky, Davis; Scripps College, Claremont
  • Mari Lundin, Orange; Chapman University, Orange
  • Owen Yancher, Davis; UC Davis

Leah Woodfield, Palm Springs; College of the Desert, has qualified for the separately funded Advertising/Marketing internship grant.

Applications are accepted each Fall from full-time 3.0+ GPA college
sophomores, juniors or seniors pursuing newspaper journalism, advertising or marketing careers.

For more about the internship candidates and the program, please contact Joe Wirt, 916-288-6021.

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