November 30, 2015
On Tuesday, Dec. 1, the Missouri Press Foundation is joining with other non-profit organizations around the world to celebrate a day dedicated to giving back. “Giving Tuesday,” the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, kicks off the giving season. We are asking for your support, while also asking “what can we accomplish when we all work together?”
The Missouri Press Foundation needs your help to fund its 2016 summer intern program.
Each summer, the Missouri Press Foundation supports as many as 10 journalism students as they work at Missouri newspapers. Student interns work as reporters, editors, photographers, designers, advertising representatives or website editors/reporters. In some cases they wear many hats throughout their four-, six- or eight-week internship. They gain hands-on experience, a real sense about what working in the industry is like and an experienced mentor.$1000 Funds an 8-week Internship $500 Funds a 4-week Internship $250 Funds an Intern for 2 weeks $125 Funds an Intern for 1 week $50 Funds an Intern for 2 days $25 Funds an Intern for 1 Day
This Giving Tuesday, our goal is to raise $1,000 to fund one intern. With your support, we’ll place newspaper journalism students with newspaper mentors and encourage them to... continued...
November 23, 2015
Whether you are an unpublished author who wants to break through, or a published author who wants to move to the next level, you are invited to attend this one-day workshop in Columbia. Hosted in conjunction with Steve Weinberg and the Unbound Book Festival committee, this workshop will feature panels and informal conversations with successful book authors. The authors will also be able to answer questions about whether to seek a national trade (commercial) publisher such as Random House, or a regional trade publishers, a university press or follow the self-publishing route.
The workshop will be held at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. The authors are donating their time. MPA will serve a box lunch and provide a parking pass at the cost of $20.
Click the thumbnail below or the following link to sign up today!
November 3, 2015
The Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame endeavors to recognize those who have made outstanding contributions to Missouri journalism, and to provide an exhibit venue to showcase these visual reporting pioneers, and the work of current photojournalists.
Nominations are now open for 2016. The nomination form can be filled electronically or by hand. Download the form here. Nominations must be submitted by March 30, 2016.Inductees are recognized for one or more of the following: Outstanding photojournalism achievement Long-term photography for a Missouri publication or other journalism outlet Technical innovations Ethical values and integrity Contributions to community To view past inductees and samples of their work, please click on the following link to our Photojournalism Hall of Fame website: www.photojournalismhalloffame.org
October 26, 2015
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 Intern Program Application Packet
October 19, 2015
You have asked for it and it’s finally here! You can now set up a monthly donation to the Missouri Press Foundation. We can either debit your gift directly from your account or charge your debit or credit card each month. A monthly gift is a great way to make a huge impact without having to write a check.
Help the foundation forward on its mission. Please sign up today!
Click here to download the ACH payment form. Return the completed form, along with a voided check, to the Missouri Press Foundation, 802 Locust Street, Columbia, MO 65201.
Donate your gift before the end of the year to help the Foundation expand its reach in 2016 — and you may be eligible for a charitable donation deduction when you file taxes this year!
Tuesday December 1st
Help support Missouri interns on Giving Tuesday! Each summer, the MPF supports as many as 10 journalism students as they work at Missouri newspapers. Student interns work as reporters, editors, photographers, designers, advertising representatives or website editors/reporters. Link
Monday November 30th
Sign up for the one-day authoring and publishing workshop! The workshop will be held at the Reynolds Journalism Institute on January 22. Click the link below to sign up! Link
Wednesday November 25th
The deadline to reserve your spot in the 2016 Directory is Friday, Nov. 27! Click the link below to claim your advertising space in the 2016 Missouri Press Association Directory! Link
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Tuesday December 1st