Tee off in Columbia for this year's Porter Fisher Golf Classic

April 19, 2016

Registration for individuals and teams participating in the 2016 Porter Fisher Golf Classic is now open.

To register, visit http://bit.ly/1UqxRjI to download the form or contact Missouri Press Foundation Director Melody Bezenek at 573-449-4167 or by email at mbezenek@socket.net.

Cost for play is $75 for individuals and $300 for teams. If you do not have a team, you can be grouped with other participants.

The golf classic will be played at A.L. Gustin Golf Course in Columbia. Lunch starts at 11 a.m. and the shotgun start for play will be at noon.

All proceeds from the tournament benefit the Missouri Press Foundation. All Missouri Press members and guests are welcome to participate.

 
 

Meet Our Summer Internship Newspapers!

April 6, 2016

Summer internships last four, six or eight weeks. Eligible students must be enrolled in a post-secondary academic, professional or vocational newspaper journalism program in Missouri. In addition to earning a salary, interns may receive institutional credit, if their school allows it. Interns must assume responsibility to arrange credit with their institution.

Student interns may work as reporters, editors, photographers, designers, advertising representatives or web site editors/reporters, depending on the job being offered by the participating newspapers.

For more information on where internships are available, please click on the photo below. If you would like to intern, contact the newspaper offering the internship.

 

   
 
 

Be Treated Like Royalty in St. Louis

March 4, 2016

Thanks to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Foundation is able to offer a limited number of passes as a fundraiser for the Foundation. This is a first-come, first-serve opportunity!

Contact Melody at mbezenek@socket.net or 573.449.4167 to reserve your spots today!

 

 
 

Apply Today for the 2016 Newspaper Internship Program!

February 1, 2016

Missouri Press Foundation (MPF) is again offering Missouri newspapers the opportunity to host interns in the summer of 2016. Depending on the level of funding secured by MPF, up to 10 summer internships will be offered. The application form for MPF’s 2016 Summer Newspaper Internship Program is now available for downloading at www.mopress.com.

If your newspaper is interested in hosting an intern, please complete the application form and return it to  the Missouri Press Foundation office, 802 Locust Street, Columbia, MO 65201. Completed applications must be received before the end of the day on Friday, March 25, 2016 for consideration.

Interns eligible for this program must be students enrolled in an accredited post-secondary academic, professional or vocational newspaper journalism program in Missouri. They may work as newspaper reporters, editors, photographers, designers, advertising representatives or web site editors/reporters, according to jobs being offered by the participating newspapers. Students may apply for internships of four to eight weeks.

Please click on the following link to view the internship application form: 2016 Newspaper Internship Program Packet

 
 

Submit Your Entries for the 2016 MPF Better Newspaper Contest!

January 20, 2016

 

 

The 2016 Missouri Press Foundation Better Newspaper Contest is officially underway!

 

The BNC template is NOW OPEN for entries. The entry deadline is 11 p.m. March 31. The contest template will close automatically at that time.

 

All of the information about the contest — rules, categories, entry instructions — are at http://www.mopress.com/contests.php.

 

Entries to the Missouri Press Foundation’s Newspaper Contest will be submitted using BetterBNC Online Journalism Awards Platform: continued...

 
 





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2016 MPA BOUND Newspaper Directory

An alphabetical resource guide to all of the newspapers in the state of Missouri. $45.00

 

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