Latino Students Chosen for Coveted Journalism Internship

Premier Hispanic and Spanish-language publications across the country welcomed the Latino college students and recent grads chosen to participate in the NAHJ/NHPF Ford Blue Oval Journalism Internship last week. The internship was developed by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) and the National Hispanic Press Foundation (NHPF), and is sponsored by Ford Motor Company Fund to support Latino students interested in pursuing a career in journalism.

The students will complete the 11-week summer internship at Spanish-language or bilingual (English and Spanish) publications in the following cities: Washington, D.C.; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Miami; San Diego; Atlanta; Chicago and Phoenix. The interns will also participate in a training program at the 29th Annual NAHJ Multimedia Convention & Career Expo in Orlando, from June 15 through18, 2011, where they will brush up on their online skills on everything from podcasting and live webcasting to blogging and how to stand out as a backpack journalist. Read More »