Just a reminder that the application deadline for the Marcil Center for Innovative Journalism’s Dragon Media Group has been extended until Wednesday, Dec. 1st. So you still have a chance to apply.

The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead and Minnesota State University Moorhead are looking for as many as five students to participate in a project-based internship in the Spring of 2022. The Marcil Center for Innovative Journalism is now accepting applications for the Dragon Media Group.

The ideal candidates will be smart, positive and eager to work as a team to produce and publish a series or project in topic areas of interest to the Forum’s readers. The right candidates embrace creative multimedia storytelling and are eager to produce engaging enterprise work for a diverse audience. Students selected for the Dragon Media Group will also receive a stipend for the time that they put into the project.

The candidates should have an interest in one or more of the following: journalism, multimedia, marketing, videography, public relations, revenue, design and social media.

As a part of this internship, students will learn the following:

  • In-depth reporting.
  • Basic knowledge of video and photo editing.
  • Project management.
  • Infogram/graphic design.
  • How to conduct a basic marketing campaign.
  • How to use social media for professional purposes.
  • Podcast creation/audio storytelling.
  • How to use digital analytics tools such as Chartbeat, CrowdTangle and Google Analytics.

Forum Communications is constantly evolving and aims to develop new concepts and approaches to reflect readers’ interests and habits. We believe in telling great stories that reflect our communities and readers, blending writing skill with compelling visuals to bring those stories to life. We aim to tell the stories our readers need and want to know. We aim to be creative, develop great content and value accurate journalism.

Watch this 3-minute video for a brief overview and hear from past apprentices:


Apply today at this link for this unique opportunity:

Dragon Media Group Application