PRINCETON, N.J. — The Dow Jones News Fund will send 85 undergraduate and graduate students to work this summer as data and digital journalists, business reporters and multiplatform editors in paid internships at 55 of the nation’s leading news organizations. The News Fund received more than 750 applications last fall.
This summer’s data journalism program more than doubled, with television and radio stations participating for the first time. Investigative Reporters and Editors will train 18 journalists at the University of Missouri to obtain and analyze data, visualize information and employ other computer-assisted reporting methods.
Eighteen students will attend the News Fund’s business reporting program at New York University, led by Paul Glader, an associate professor at The King’s College and an award-winning journalist at The Wall Street Journal. Glader will also instruct business reporters selected by DJNF board member Garry D. Howard, director of corporate initiatives at American City Business Journals, for publications in 10 markets. Howard is an alumnus of the 1981 editing program.
Among new media partners this year are BuzzFeed, Storyful, Starbucks Newsroom, BusinessDen, Stars & Stripes, The Augusta Chronicle, The Center for Public Integrity, Southern California Public Radio (KPCC), NBC 7 San Diego (KNSD) and Hawaii News Now (KNHL and KGMB).
Linda Shockley, managing director, said, “We are excited about new directions for these valuable internship programs. We appreciate media companies investing in promising journalists by partnering with the Fund to fulfill our mission.”
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the news editing internship program. The program was launched by Paul Swensson, executive director of the Fund from 1961 to 1968. Swensson believed bright college students could work well as copy editors, despite never having been daily professional reporters. Dr. Edward Trayes, Temple University’s Center for Editing Excellence director, is returning for his 50th summer leading the program.
The summer internship programs are hosted at seven journalism schools in May and June. The interns will attend for a week before reporting to work at weekly salaries starting at $400. Those returning to college receive $1,000 scholarships.
The interns, their universities and news organizations are listed with their residency sites and dates.
Data Journalism Program
@ Investigative Reporters and Editors, University of Missouri
David Herzog, residency director
May 30 – June 4 | #djnfIRE17
Iuliia Alieva, University of Missouri, The Center for Public Integrity; Jonathan Capriel, University of Memphis, Tampa Bay Times; Sahil Chinoy, University of California, Berkeley, The Washington Post; Camille Chrysostom, University of Maryland, USA TODAY; Aidan Connolly, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, The Buffalo News; Alexander Derosier, University of Missouri, Southern California Public Radio (KPCC); Rilyn Eischens, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, The Gazette (Cedar Rapids); Hayley Harding, Ohio University, McClatchyDC; Kenny Jacoby, University of Oregon, NBC 7 San Diego (KNSD-TV); Olivia Krauth, University of Louisville, Austin American-Statesman; Annie Ma, Dartmouth University, The Oregonian; William Mathis, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, The Salt Lake Tribune; Olivia Miltner, Ohio University, AccuWeather; Shannon Paylor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Honolulu Civil Beat; David Rodriguez, San Francisco State University, Center for Investigative Reporting; Isha Salian, Stanford University, San Francisco Chronicle; Justina Vasquez, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, The Wall Street Journal and Harry Zhang, Columbia University, Financial Planning.
Digital Media Program
@ Arizona State University
Mike Wong, residency director
May 18 – 27 | #djnfASU17
Kimberly Armstrong, University of Connecticut, Cincinnati Enquirer; Rachel Cohrs, University of Southern California, Austin American-Statesman; Lillian Donahue, Arizona State University, Hawaii News Now; Lily Haight, New York University, Storyful; Rose McManus, University of Missouri, The Palm Beach Post; Cheyanne Mumphrey, Northern Arizona University, Hawaii News Now; Emily Okrepkie, Lehigh University, International Center for Journalists; Chloe Ranshaw, Arizona State University, AccuWeather; Hayley Sanchez, University of Colorado Boulder, The Arizona Republic; Nicholas Serpa, Arizona State University, Starbucks Newsroom and James Tyner, University of Southern California, The Arizona Republic.
American City Business Journals Business Reporting Program
@ New York University
Paul Glader and Garry Howard, residency directors
May 29 – June 4 | #djnfACBJ17
Mikaela Cannizzo, University of Texas at Austin, Dallas Business Journal; Stephen Caruso, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Business Times; Andrea Cwieka, University of Maryland, Washington Business Journal; Jeremy Hill, Ohio University, Columbus Business First; Julia Martinez, Central Washington University, Puget Sound Business Journal; James Rodriguez, University of Texas at Austin, Austin Business Journal; Chelsea Shannon, Arizona State University, Sacramento Business Journal; Kyle Swenson, University of Central Florida, Orlando Business Journal; Emma Whitford, St. Olaf College, Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal and Saundra Wilson, Arizona State University, Phoenix Business Journal.
DJNF Business Reporting Program
@ New York University
Paul Glader, residency director
May 21 – 28 | #djnfBiz17
Matthew Ackerman, Lafayette College, Pacific Coast Business Times; Riham Alkousaa, Columbia University, Thomson Reuters; Melissa Angell, University of Virginia, TheStreet; Nathan DiCamillo, Olivet Nazarene University, American Banker; Taylor Harris, Howard University, Thomson Reuters; Tucker Higgins, College of William and Mary, TheStreet; Nicholas Jasinski, McGill University, Barron’s; Brookie Madison, Howard University, Employee Benefit News; Sarah Martinson, Columbia College Chicago, Financial Planning; Andrea Miller, Temple University, Advertising Specialty Institute; Nishant Mohan, University of Idaho, TheStreet; Breana Noble, Hillsdale College, TheStreet; Amrith Ramkumar, Duke University, The Wall Street Journal; Ali Stratton, University of Oklahoma, The Wall Street Journal; Royce Swayze, University of Mississippi, Health Data Management; Luke Torrance, Ohio University, Bucks County Courier Times; Sarah Wynn, University of Missouri, American Banker and Lynn Yen, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, BusinessDen.
Centers for Editing Excellence:
@ Temple University
Dr. Edward Trayes, residency director
May 27 – June 4 | #djnfTemple17
Lillian Barkley, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, The New York Times; Kaitlin Coward, Ohio University, The New York Times; Jake Fox, Ball State University, Philadelphia Daily News; Katie Krzaczek, Columbia University, Philadelphia Daily News; Austin Linfante, Ohio University, The New York Times; Jessica Martinez, New York University, The New York Times; Alyssa Miller, James Madison University, The Philadelphia Inquirer; Patrick Wisdom, Indiana University, The New York Times and Jamie Zega, Indiana University, The New York Times.
@ University of Texas at Austin
Beth Butler, residency co-director
Dr. Bradley Wilson, residency co-director
May 24 – June 2 | #djnfTex17
Jon Allsop, Columbia University, BuzzFeed; Kyle Brown, University of Missouri, The Kansas City Star; Charlotte Carroll, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, The Denver Post; Matthew Clough, University of Kansas, The Kansas City Star; Emma Freer, Columbia University, GateHouse Media; Corey Keenan, East Carolina University, The Denver Post; Orlaith McCaffrey, Binghamton University, Omaha World-Herald; Faith Miller, Arizona State University, Los Angeles Times; Payton Potter, Louisiana Tech University, Beaumont Enterprise; Mariah Schaefer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Houston Chronicle and Lily Stephens, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bay Area News Group.
@ Pennsylvania State University
John Dillon, residency director
May 24 – June 1 | #djnfPSU17
Matthew Brannon, University of Florida, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; Matthew D’Angelo, James Madison University, The Augusta Chronicle; Briana Ellison, James Madison University, Richmond Times-Dispatch; Alison Krug, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Virginian-Pilot; MegAnne Liebsch, La Salle University, Central Connecticut Communications; James Madden, Pennsylvania State University, Hartford Courant; Candice Tarver, University of Kansas, Stars & Stripes and Emily Teoh, University of Missouri, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.