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Western Kentucky Offers Digital Training for HBCUs
 
Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Ky., is offering digital media training to professors from Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The free workshop will run from July 13 to 20. The deadline to apply is May 1.

Find more information here.


The deadline has passed to apply for the digital workshop at the University of Texas at El Paso scheduled for May 30 to June 5. Click on the video for a look at how the program works.





Media Teacher Inspires "Rock Stars"
 Jim Streisel with his backstage pass. Photo: Bradley Wilson
Jim Streisel of Carmel High School, Carmel, Ind., says its important for teachers to apply for the 2014 Dow Jones News Fund Teacher Awards Program.
 
The 2013 National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year, told media advisers they are rock stars at the fall National High School Journalism convention in Boston  last year. 
 
BackStage pass
The 2014 postmark deadline is July 9.  Download an application here. The top teacher will speak at the fall high school convention in Washington, D.C., receive a classroom laptop computer, digital subscription to The Wall Street Journal and a travel and lodging stipend.
 
 
Mr. Streisel advises the award-winning HiLite and Acumen newsmagazines and www.hilite.org website.
 

News Media Can Still Hire Summer Interns

News organizations can still hire DJNF 2014 summer interns in digital media, business reporting, news and sports editing by signing up through the
College Internships page. Pre-internship training begins in late May. Requirements include a minimum weekly salary of $350 for at least 10 weeks of work. Additionally, news organizations pay DJNF a $1,000 grant for training for business reporters and digital interns and $1,200 for each news and sports editing intern. Many good candidates are still available.

 


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DJNF History Book

COPY! The first 50 years of the Dow Jones Newspaper Fund by Dr. Rick Kenney is available now. DJNF alumni include journalism stars Mario Garcia, Peter Kann, Jay Smith, Norm Pearlstine, Jennie Buckner, Strobe Talbott and Richard Levine, president of the Fund's board of directors.  Go to the COPY! page for a preview. 

 

EVENTS

2014

March 12 - 15 -- CMA, New York City

March 19 - 21 -- CSPA, New York City

March 20 - 22 --ACES, Las Vegas 
April 10 - 13 -- Spring High School Journalism Convention, San Diego
May and June -- Internship Residency Programs begin

To be announced-- Associated Press Sports Editors

July 9 -- Postmark deadline for National High School Journalism Teacher Awards competition

July 18 - 21 -- NAJA, Santa Clara, Calif.
July 30 - Aug. 3 -- NABJ Career Fair, Boston

Aug. 6 - 9 -- AEJMC, Montreal, Canada

Aug. 7 - 9 -- NAHJ, San Antonio

Aug. 13 - 16 --
AAJA, Washington, D.C.

Sept. 4 - 6 -- SPJ, Nashville

Sept. 9 -- National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year Awards
Sept. 15 - 17--ASNE/APME Joint Conference, Chicago.

Sept. 25 - 27-- ONA, Chicago
Oct. 1 -- Deadline for program proposals

Oct. 31 -- Last day to request internship exams

Nov. 1-- DJNF
Internship application deadline 

Nov. 6 - 9 -- Fall High School Journalism Convention, Washington, D.C.

Nov. 7 --
DJNF Board of Directors, Princeton, N.J.

Nov. 8 -- 2014 Teacher of the Year honored in Washington, D.C.

Dec. 1 -- First deadline for media to request interns

Dec. 10 - 12 -- 2015 DJNF interns selected

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