Apply Now for the Marcil Center for Innovative Journalism’s Dragon Media Group

The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead and Minnesota State University Moorhead are looking for as many as five students to participate in a paid mentorship-based internship in the Spring of 2023.

The Marcil Center for Innovative Journalism is now accepting applications for the Dragon Media Group. The deadline for applications is Monday, Nov. 14th. Over the course of this semester, students will work with a mentor to gain experience in their chosen area of interest. This could be anything you and your mentor want it to be – from traditional news reporting to photojournalism to multimedia work.

The ideal candidates will be smart, positive and eager to work in a hands-on environment to produce and publish work in topic areas of interest to the Forum’s readers.

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

  • 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.

Apply today at the link below for this unique opportunity.

Dragon Media Group Application