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.
Elsewhere: The California Press Foundation invites your interest and support. Visit Cal-Press.org for details on joining and contributing.