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Two Juniors Among "Passionate and Impressive Group" of Salt Lake Tribune Summer Interns

July 9, 2011

100010July 9, 2011, Greencastle, Ind. — The six college interns at the Salt Lake Tribune this summer -- two of whom are undergraduates at DePauw University -- "view our industry's challenges as an opportunity for innovation and improvement," writes Lisa Carricaburu. "They are a passionate and impressive group. Their preparation and commitment speaks well for journalism's future." (Tribune photo of 2011 summer interns includes Margaret Distler on the far left, and Chase Hall, second from the right)

An article in the Utah newspaper notes, "Margaret Distler and Chase Hall are juniors at DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind., and are on the staff of The DePauw student newspaper. Distler, who is from Fort Wayne, Ind., and Hall, who is from Hinsdale, Ill., are recipients of their school’s Barney Kilgore Fellowship, which funded their internships. Distler's emphasis is visual journalism. She will spend most of her internship on the photo and design desks. Hall is rotating among various desks, primarily writing feature stories."

Carricuburu points out, "Each intern earned this 10-week summer job through a competitive process, having been chosen from a large pool of candidates who applied for our own internship program or for fellowships offered through their schools or journalism organizations."100011

You'll find the full story -- headlined "Tribune interns speak well for journalism's future" -- at the newspaper's website.

DePauw University is the birthplace of the Society of Professional Journalists, which was founded by students as Sigma Delta Chi on May 6, 1909, and is today the nation's most broad-based journalism organization.

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