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Timber & Frame Video Production Q&A: Ben Severance

Ben Severance is a recent graduate of the Western Kentucky University photojournalism program. As the founder of Timber & Frame, an award winning production company, Ben has worked with humanitarian organizations from Sarajevo to Kingston to Alabama. His work has been recognized by the Associated Collegiate Press and William Randolph Hearst Journalism Awards. Originally from...
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...
Jasper Herald Fall Internship Apps Due February 1st

Jasper Herald Fall Internship Apps Due February 1st

The Herald in Jasper, Ind. is now accepting internship applications for their 2012 Fall internship:
Finding the Dots to Connect

Finding the Dots to Connect

Good evening … we’ll be starting up our chat here shortly. For those joining us for the first time, a few notes. When submitting a question, please let us know who you are and where you’re from. All questions will go into moderation and we’ll pick the best ones for use in the chat. We...
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...
Live Chat on Internship and Job Searches

Live Chat on Internship and Job Searches

Just wanted to post a few links relating to the talk, thanks to all who participated! – Bettina William Snyder on Internships Portfolio Tips from Michael P. King Francis Gardler’s Internship Postings PhotoPhilanthropy.org Idealist.org Julie Elman’s Resume Series
Internship Perspective - The Minneapolis Star Tribune

Internship Perspective – The Minneapolis Star Tribune

Leah Millis lives in Denver, the city where she was born. After going to Knox College in Illinois for two years, she transferred to Metropolitan State College of Denver to pursue photojournalism. Millis has worked as a photographer and photo editor at The Metropolitan, the school’s student newspaper, and done internships at The Loveland Daily...