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Here are 81 journalism internships and fellowships for application season

For most journalism students, the biggest step toward finding employment isn't passing the final. It isn't acing midterms, turning in homework or even meeting deadlines at the college paper. The most critical period in journalism school is the three-month window stretching from September to November informally known as internship application season. Getting professional experience and making contacts through an internship … Read More
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Orlando Sentinel photographers must reapply for jobs

NPPA The National Press Photographers Association reported Thursday that photographers at the Orlando Sentinel have been told they'll have to reapply for their jobs, which will largely be "videocentric." Todd Stewart, the newspaper's design, graphics and multimedia editor who is the senior manager responsible for supervising the photography department, told the shooters during a meeting on Monday that the new job definitions will center on video. The gathering was Stewart's very first meeting with the photography staff. Kenneth Irby, Poynter senior faculty for visual journalism and diversity, said by email that the move to have photographers reapply for jobs is a "continued devaluing of quality photographic reporting in American newsrooms." Read More