For immediate release
Karen Grabowski, SPJ Communications Coordinator, (317) 927-8000 ext. 215,
INDIANAPOLIS – The Society of Professional Journalists is excited to announce the 2010 staff of The Working Press, a daily tabloid newspaper that covers the SPJ National Convention. This year, a team of 13 highly motivated collegiate journalists will be in Las Vegas finding stories, taking photos and designing the paper. Ben Kelly from The Clarion-Ledger (Miss.) will advise the students during their 4-day internship.
The selected interns are:
Fletcher Babb, Virginia Commonwealth University
Alexandra Lopez, University of Maryland
Joe Bradley, University of Missouri
Chelsea Brasted, Louisiana State University
Carolina Hidalgo, Stony Brook University
Twana Pinskey, St. Clair County Community College
Nicole Villoria, University of Nevada – Las Vegas
Mark Smith, Oklahoma City Community College
Samantha Delgado, University of Florida
Sommer Ingram, Baylor University
Anthony Fenech, Central Michigan University
Michelle Philips, Rice University
Gregan Wingert, University of Nevada – Las Vegas
Congratulations, Working Press staff!
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