Dow Jones News Fund Digital Training Program

Cronkite School will host Dow Jones News Fund digital media residency

Wednesday, May 17, 2023


For the 11th consecutive year, the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix campus will host the Dow Jones News Fund digital media residency for college students across the U.S. The digital skills training will be held May 20-29.

Under the direction of retired Cronkite School Alumni/Career Services Director Mike Wong, the program is designed to teach or refresh digital media skills to 21 students before they begin full-time, paid summer internships in various newsrooms.

“DJNF is an excellent summer internship program,” Wong said. “DJNF’s goal is to further prepare college students for their internships through an intense week of digital media training. They will learn from some of the best in the industry and at one of the premier journalism schools in the country.”

“We are thrilled and honored to host this prestigious program for another year and can’t wait to meet these talented students,” added Wong.

2023 DJNF Digital Media Participants:

Bridgette Adu-Wadier, Northwestern University, NBC News NOW
Megan Buffington, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, The Arizona Republic
Ananya Chetia, University of Richmond, Inside Climate News
Benjamin Coleman, University of California, Berkeley, Bay City News Foundation
Isabella Farfan, Barnard College, Hawaii News Now
Chloe Cecilia Franklin, Elon University, KDFW FOX 4*
Kelsey Goldbach, University of Southern California, Connecticut Public Radio
Sofia Heartney, University of Virginia, International Center for Journalists
Rya Sara Jetha, Pomona College, CalMatters
Kiana Kalahele, Chapman University, Hawaii News Now
Isa Luzarraga, Emerson College, Kansas City Star
Justin Sidney Malone, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, AccuWeather
Amethyst Martinez, Rider University, Austin American-Statesman
Daryl Perry, University of Maryland, College Park, The Wall Street Journal
Curtis Rowser III, New York University, Epicenter-NYC
Anjelica Rubin, Pennsylvania State University, Nashville Public Radio
Jasper Smith, Howard University, The Arizona Republic
Mika Travis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Detroit Free Press
Parker Yamasaki, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, The Colorado Sun
Ciara Zavala, High Point University, The Colorado Sun
Samson Zhang, Pomona College, The Sacramento Bee

*Emma Bowen Foundation Fellows