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Visual artist Abby Robinson to visit SOJ

Visual artist Abby Robinson will visit the SOJ on Thursday, Feb. 23. She will address a student audience in room 205 Martin Hall at 7 p.m., talking about her work in “implied narrative”. Robinson is a New York-based photographer who draws from a deep background in architecture, literature, culture and art aesthetic to make story-telling pictures that invite and provoke questions as they work. Robinson’s projects have been exhibited in wide-ranging spaces such as New York, China, Hong Kong, Turkey, and Spain.

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WVU Relay for Life Internship Opportunity

The WVU Relay for Life is looking for students interested in video production. The team seeks students to assist in the production of a video highlighting the upcoming event. The video will be featured as a part of the WVU Relay for life advertising campaign.

This event takes place in mid-April and benefits the American Cancer Society.

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KDKA Internship Interviews

KDKA TV will be conducting internship interviews for the 2012 Summer and Fall Semesters on Monday, March 12. 2012.

The interviews will be held at Two Gateway Center (603 Stanwix Street, Suite 400, Pittsburgh, PA 15222).

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Institute on Political Journalism summer internship opportunity

Institute on Political Journalism is now accepting applications for the an 8-week academic internship program held in Washington, DC.

Students earn up to 9 credits from Georgetown University, live in on-campus housing and are placed in an internship with a media outlet or communications firm.

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SOJ students report for ESPNU

Journalism students Jon Rudder and Sebouh Majarian, sports anchors for “WVU News”, had stories featured on ESPNU “Campus Connection” this month. Rudder’s story focused on West Virginia women’s basketball player Asya Bussie and aired during halftime of the WVU/Notre Dame women’s game. Rudder also had the opportunity to do sideline reporting during the nationally televised game.

Majarian’s story focused on what motivates the WVU Men’s Basketball team.

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Summer journalism internship--Butler Eagle

The Butler Eagle is looking for students to serve as general assignment reporter interns for the summer. This is a non-paid position but students will receive a number of published articles that can be included with resumes and portfolios.

The hours are flexible and responsibilities include writing news and feature stories.

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APCO Global in Washington, D.C., hiring interns for Summer 2013

APCO Global, the second largest independently owned public relations firm in the United States, is looking for several summer interns in its global headquarters located in Washington, D.C. The specific internships are in business development, client service, corporate marketing and communication and global business development, digital strategy and opinion research. To apply go to http://www.apcoworldwide.com/content/careers/internship_opportunities.aspx. Also, email P.I. Reed SOJ alumnus Trey Hollern at thollern24@gmail.com a cover letter to let him know you have applied.

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WVU public relations seniors engage students and faculty through volunteerism

Six Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism seniors are leading a campaign to increase volunteerism at West Virginia University.

Alexa Hadfield, Julie Hildenbrand, Adriane Herlihy, Jared Lathrop, Jill Necessary and Katlin Stinespring are striving to strengthen the presence of the Center for Civic Engagement on all three WVU campuses while serving the University they have called home throughout the past four years.

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