SPJ Calls for Applications for the Pulliam/Kilgore FOI Internships


The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) has called for applications to its annual Pulliam/Kilgore Freedom of Information (FOI) Internship programme.

Bernard “Barney” Kilgore

The Interns will receive a stipend of $400 per week and work during a mutually agreeable 10-week period during the summer of 2014. Recipients are notified in late February 2014 and should arrange to start their internships in late May or early June of 2014.

Applicants must be journalism students who are entering or just completing their senior year, a graduate journalism student, or a law student with a journalism background.

Application deadline is January 22, 2014

Interested applicants should email application materials to Scott Leadingham at sleadingham@hq.spj.org  by uploading on google drive or send via USPS to PK Internship/C.O. Scott Leadingham, Eugene S. Pulliam National Journalism Center 3909 N. Meridian St. Indianapolis, IN 46208

The Pulliam/Kilgore Freedom of Information Internships are awarded in memory of Bernard “Barney” Kilgore, an early and active member of the Society of Professional Journalists and former chairman of the board of Dow Jones & Co. Inc., the parent company of The Wall Street Journal; and Eugene C. Pulliam, a founder of Sigma Delta Chi and Central Newspapers Inc.

Internships are funded by the Society’s educational foundation, the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation.

For more information please visit http://www.spj.org/i-pullkilgore.asp