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Internship Perspective: Sofia Jaramillo, Jackson Hole News&Guide

Internship Perspective: Sofia Jaramillo, Jackson Hole News&Guide

Sofia Jaramillo is a senior at Seattle University, and is expected to graduate in 2015 with a Spanish major and journalism minor.   She has interned for the Jackson Hole News&Guide, The Daily Herald (Everett, Washington) and seattlepi.com.  Her work has been recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists and College Photographer of the Year. She...
Emerging Talent - Samuel Wilson

Emerging Talent – Samuel Wilson

Samuel Wilson is a recent graduate of the University of Montana School of Journalism. He interned at the Fort Collins Coloradoan last summer and was awarded 1st place in multimedia at the 2013 Hearst championship. What brought you to photojournalism/photography? Can you think of one specific moment? I asked a lot of questions when I...
Building Strong Work and a Stronger Community

Building Strong Work and a Stronger Community

The students of the Southern Illinois University Carbondale School of Journalism gained great experience and served their community by documenting the devastation of a tornado that killed eight and tore apart the town of Harrisburg in February of 2012. Not only did they cover the aftermath as the news broke, they transmitted for daily media...
Internship Perspective: Jordan Stead

Internship Perspective: Jordan Stead

Jordan Stead is Seattle native and 2011 graduate of Western Washington University with a major in visual journalism and a minor in environmental studies.  He has interned and been affiliated with such outlets as ZUMA Press, Seattle Magazine, The Bellingham Herald and The Skagit Valley Herald. His work is recognized by the National Press Photographers...
Internship Perspective: Maddie McGarvey

Internship Perspective: Maddie McGarvey

Maddie McGarvey is a senior at Ohio University and interned at the San Francisco Chronicle this past summer. She is the President of Ohio University’s chapter of National Press Photographers Association and is the current student representative for NPPA. She recently won the LUCEO Student Project Award with her story on grandparents raising their grandchildren...

Next Live Student Chat – Sunday Dec. 11 9:00PM ET

Down Time is Prep Time Ahh … winter break. A couple of weeks with nothing to do. Decompress, catch up with some buddies, tell all those high school kids how much cooler things were when you were there … ahhh, relaxation. Don’t worry about your future. Don’t worry about your impending graduation. Or those summer...

Finding the Dots to Connect – Student Chat Sunday Nov. 6

All through your life, you’ve been told that who you know is just as important as what you know. But how do you find those people to know? For starters, it’s more than handing out business cards at a conference. On Sunday, Nov. 6 at 9 p.m. the NPPA will host its next Student Chat...
Fantastic Multimedia from Mountain Workshops 2011

Fantastic Multimedia from Mountain Workshops 2011

This year, students at the 37th annual Mountain Workshops chronicled the lives of people in Somerset, Kentucky. Here are four intimate stories from multimedia participants Maya Sugarman, Andrea Wise, Catherine Spangler and Mimi Schiffman. Maya Sugarman is a staff photographer for the Antelope Valley Press in Palmdale, Calif., and a photo/multimedia journalist based in Southern...
Internship Perspective: Maddie Meyer

Internship Perspective: Maddie Meyer

Maddie Meyer is a sophomore photojournalism student from Arlington, Virginia, currently studying at Ohio University. Before completing an internship at The Hill, she also worked for the Connection Newspapers in Maryland and Virginia. During my internship at The Hill in Washington, D.C., I got the chance to see what it was like to work as...
Internship Perspective: Taylor Glascock

Internship Perspective: Taylor Glascock

Taylor Glascock recently graduated from the University of Missouri with an undergraduate degree in photojournalism with a minor in film studies. While in school, she worked as a photographer and photo editor at the Columbia Missourian, and just finished a summer internship at The Columbus Dispatch. Currently, Taylor is on a fall internship at The...
Internship Perspective: Joel Hawksley

Internship Perspective: Joel Hawksley

Joel Hawksley is a senior studying photojournalism at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Originally from Kent, Ohio, he recently completed a summer internship at The Seattle Times. He was also a student at this year’s Eddie Adams Workshop in Jeffersonville, New York. Last summer, he interned at the Grand Rapids Press. His work has been...
Internship Perspective: Ryan Young

Internship Perspective: Ryan Young

Ryan Young is originally from Toledo, Ohio and is now a senior studying photojournalism at Ohio University. Aside from recently completing his internship at the Grand Rapids Press he has also completed an internship with The Elkhart Truth in Indiana. His work has been recognized by College Photographer of the Year, the Hearst Journalism Awards...