Attention Media Outlets: Here’s $2,500 toward a St. Paul-focused intern this summer

To whom it may concern: On behalf of the Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists and ThreeSixty Journalism, we invite you to submit your interest in hosting a college intern this summer who would focus primarily (51%+) on producing non-crime news about St. Paul. The St. Paul Jaycees Charitable Foundation has already committed $2,500 toward this internship. Interested news outlets should…

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MNSPJ accepts unrestricted $2,000 and $500 college scholarship applications through May 21

Attention college journalists: The Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists (MNSPJ) is now accepting applications for its 2023 student scholarship. This year, MNSPJ will award one $2,000 scholarship to a student pursuing a career in broadcast, print, online or visual journalism. Up to two additional scholarships of $500 may be awarded, depending upon the number and quality of applications. These are unrestricted funds and can be…

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Twin Cities journalism jobs — February 2023

MNSPJ’s monthly job opportunities board is back! Here are some recently posted opportunities in the Twin Cities. Sahan Journal is hiring a visual journalist. PBS Wisconsin needs a news reporter. (Deadline: Feb. 15). CBS News and Stations (WCCO-TV) posted an opening for a part-time assignment editor. The Star Tribune recently listed a digital features producer opening. Open jobs at MPR…

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MNSPJ’s 2023 Page One Awards now open for submissions. Click here for guidelines, categories and the contest link

GENERAL GUIDELINES Contest opened on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023. The link for submissions and payment can be found at the bottom of this post. The fee is $22 per entry. Entries and payments must be submitted online no later than 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, 2023. All work published or broadcast during the 2022 calendar year is eligible. Journalists (including…

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Save the date: MNSPJ winter mixer!

We’re kicking off our 2023 events calendar with a winter mixer on February 9. Details: 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Urban Growler in St. Paul. Registration includes one free drink ticket! Get more details and RSVP here. Thank you to our cosponsors, Twin Cities Black Journalists and Asian American Journalists of Minnesota!

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Twin Cities Journalism Jobs — January 2023

Happy New Year, everyone! One of MNSPJ’s goals is to support the Twin Cities journalism community. As part of that effort, we’re launching a monthly job board featuring local opportunities in media. The Star Tribune has listings for a managing editor, an editorial cartoonist, a designer and an audience engagement producer. Fox9 is looking for a freelance news reporter. The…

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MNSPJ’s Intern Night highlights opportunities in industry

Hubbard Broadcasting and 5 Eyewitness News studios hosted the 2022 Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists (MNSPJ) Intern Night on Tuesday, November 15th. The event brought together students and journalism professionals to discuss opportunities to intern in the field. Moderated by MNSPJ Board members Kirsten Swanson, a 5 Eyewitness News reporter, and Max Nesterak, deputy editor of the Minnesota Reformer, the…

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MNSPJ’s 2022-23 Board Election Results Announced

MNSPJ tallied and announced 2022-23 election results for its officer and board of director positions at its Aug. 23 annual meeting. Catharine Richert was voted president-elect, while Katie Galioto was voted secretary and Max Nesterak was voted treasurer. Richert will serve a one-year term as president starting in summer 2023 once current president Brian Arola’s term ends. For board of…

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Annual Meeting Set for Tuesday, Aug. 23

The Minnesota professional chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (MNSPJ) will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 23, at 6 p.m. at Dual Citizen Brewing Company in St. Paul. The meeting is open to all members and is mainly focused on counting ballots for board of director and officer positions. Members received ballots via email on July 11…

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