Harman, a junior majoring in Journalism and Corporate Communications,
has been awarded a select Dow Jones Newspaper Fund copy editing
internship for summer 2004. More than 600 students completed the
editing test and application form required to be considered for
the 105 editing positions available this summer.
will pay to send Harman to spend the end of May at a two-week editing
seminar at Penn State University, followed by her travel to Santa
Cruz, Calif., where she will work in a paid editing internship at
the Santa Cruz Sentinel. The paper, part of the Ottaway chain, is
geographically situated between the San Francisco Chronicle and
the San Jose Mercury News. Interesting trivia: The Sentinel is one
of the few papers in the U.S. with a beat reporter assigned to cover
Upon her successful
completion of the internship, DJNF will award Harman a $1,000 scholarship.
The Dow Jones
copy editing test - a major element in the application process for
DJNF internships - is administered at Elon University annually in
October. "Other Elon students did quite well on the editing
test," said Jan Maressa of DJNF, "and it is our hope that
students with an interest in copy editing will continue to apply."