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Internship grants confirmed for four

Internship grants confirmed for four

Four students have been confirmed for California Press Foundation internship grants in 2020.

The students, who demonstrated an exceptional interest in pursuing careers in the news business in California, will receive a $2,500 educational grant when they begin their internship in 2020.

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 2020 newsroom interns, their hometowns and colleges are:

  • Vivian Aguilar, Stockton, San Joaquin Delta College
  • Hannah Holzer, Roseville, UC Davis
  • Nikki Ramirez, Cathedral City, University of Redlands
  • Richard Tzul, Los Angeles, CSU Los Angeles

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

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

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