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For more than 100 years the Society of Professional Journalists has been dedicated to encouraging a climate in which journalism can be practiced more freely and fully, stimulating high standards and ethical behavior in the practice of journalism and perpetuating a free press.
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Since its founding in 1961, the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation has promoted excellence and ethics in journalism. The SDX Foundation is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) organization that supports the educational programs of the Society of Professional Journalists and serves the professional needs of journalists and students pursuing careers in journalism.
Excellence in Journalism is the national journalism conference of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Radio Television Digital News Association. Join us in September in Nashville for training, networking, workshops and more!
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The EIJ News
This years conference is set for September 4-6 in Nashville, Tenn. Selected interns will need to arrive in Nashville on Wednesday, Sept. 3 and attend a mandatory 3 p.m. staff meeting. The internship ends Sunday, Sept. 7 at Noon.
Energy, talent, great ideas and a good attitude
Your transportation to and from Nashville
Interns will be responsible for providing their own laptop for writing and production.
Interns will be responsible for providing their own tools capable of capturing video, audio and photos.
Selected interns will have out-of-pocket expenses to cover. (Examples: Meals not provided by EIJ14 and incidental room expenses).
Complimentary convention registration
Complimentary accommodations at convention hotel (Four nights will be covered and interns will be paired with another intern for rooming purposes).
Some, but not all, meals
Mentoring by professional journalists
A place to showcase your talents in front of many professionals
Be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student in journalism or a related field
Not graduate before the start of the internship
Be available to be in Nashville from Sept. 3-7, 2014.
Past interns of SPJs The Working Press or the EIJ News are not eligible to apply.
Though membership in SPJ is not mandatory to apply, preference will be given to members of SPJ during the selection process.
The following must be submitted or your application will not be considered:
Cover letter (upload with application form)
Résumé (include three references with complete contact information and upload with application form)
Up to three working links or attached files with multimedia content you have written and/or produced, including stories, photos, slideshows and audio/video packages.
Click here to apply online. Please be ready to upload your résumé, cover letter, and up to three samples of (or links to) multimedia content you have written and/or produced.
Please note that applications without a résumé, cover letter and samples will not be considered.
Questions about the EIJ News?
Contact Heather Dunn, Director of Events, at 317/927-8000 ext. 204 or via email.
Note: As an EIJ News intern, SPJ retains all rights to the work you produce during the conference as part of your internship.