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Georgia Southern student awarded Dow Jones News Fund Internship

Georgia Southern journalism student Brendan Ward will take part in the American City Business Journals Business Reporting Program at New York University as a part of a Dow Jones News Fund Internship.

“I’m honored to have been selected as a a Dow Jones intern this summer,” Ward said. “This is a huge opportunity, and I’m excited to represent Georgia Southern University. I want to thank the amazing journalists at The George-Anne and the Georgia Southern journalism professors for helping me grow as a journalist.”

Ward is one of only 79 students nationwide who will work this summer in a paid internship at one of the nation’s 65 leading news organizations through the Dow Jones News Fund. The Dow Jones News Fund arranges summer internships for college juniors, seniors and graduate students in newsrooms across the country in data journalism, digital media, business reporting and multiplatform editing. On average, nearly a third of the fund’s graduating seniors are offered full-time jobs when their internships end.


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