Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Paid journalism internship for South Americans

Recent university graduates from Chile and Nicaragua can apply for a one-year paid journalism internship in Spain.

The Pescanova-EFEverde International Internships will give two young journalists the opportunity to spend a year in Spain, splitting their time between EFEverde, a new global platform for environmental reporting operated by international news agency EFE, and the communications division of Pescanova, a Spanish seafood company. The interns will produce multimedia content on topics related to marine resources and sustainability.

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Monday, April 13, 2009

Paid summer internship for environmental reporting

The Great Lakes Echo, an environmental news website sponsored by Michigan State University's Knight Center for Environmental Journalism, is offering two paid reporting internships this summer. But hurry, the deadline is April 15.

Interns will be based at Michigan State, which is located in the state capital city of Lansing, and work 20 hours per week as reporters for the website. Work schedules are flexible. Applicants should have a record of previously published work. Multimedia experience is helpful but not required.

To apply, submit a one page resume, work samples (or links to them), a 100-word essay explaining why you're right for the job and three work or school references with contact information. Send materials to: Barb Miller, Knight Center for Environmental Journalism, 382 Communication Arts and Sciences, MSU, East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1212.

For more information, contact Knight Center Associate Director Dave Poulson at (517) 432-5417 or poulson[at]

Location: Lansing, Michigan

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Saturday, November 8, 2008

$75,000 environmental reporting prize

The Grantham Prize for Excellence in Reporting on the Environment annually recognizes and honors the work of one journalist or team of journalists for exemplary reporting on the environment.

The $75,000 prize is awarded to nonfiction work done in North America during the previous calendar year in newspapers, magazines, and books and on television, cable, radio, and online.

The postmark deadline for entries for the 2008 award is January 14, 2009, for books, and February 4, 2009, for all other submissions. The winning journalist or reporting team will be announced in Summer 2009.

-Mark Grabowski

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Friday, August 22, 2008

D.C. event: Environmental reporting seminar

Winners of the 2008 Grantham Prize, which recognizes excellence in environmental reporting, will give presentations on September 8 in Washington, D.C., in which they describe the work involved in reporting their stories and the impacts of those stories. There will also be a panel discussion about efforts to develop a national strategy to address climate change.

The event will be held at the Newseum and runs from 1 to 9 p.m. It's free and open to the public, but seating is limited and you must R.S.V.P.

Speakers include the prize-winning reporting team from the New York Times: David Barboza, Keith Bradsher, Howard French, Joseph Kahn, Chang W. Lee, Jimmy Wang, and Jim Yardley. Panelists include Bracken Hendricks of the Center for American Progress; James McCarthy of Harvard University; James Rogers of Duke Energy; and Lisa Mullins, host of the Public Radio International program, The World.

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