Interns attend a week of training led by journalists from Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) at the University of Missouri May 30 – June 4, 2017. Interns refine skills like making Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, learning computer-assisted reporting and analyzing and cleaning data. Follow their progress using #djnfIRE17.

2017 Participants:
Iuliia Alieva, University of Missouri, The Center for Public Integrity
Jonathan Capriel, University of Memphis, Tampa Bay Times
Sahil Chinoy, University of California, Berkeley, The Washington Post
Camille Chrysostom, University of Maryland, USA TODAY
Aidan Connolly, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, The Buffalo News
Alexander Derosier, University of Missouri, Southern California Public Radio (KPCC)
Rilyn Eischens, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, The Gazette (Cedar Rapids)
Hayley Harding, Ohio University, McClatchyDC
Kenny Jacoby, University of Oregon, NBC 7 San Diego (KNSD-TV)
Olivia Krauth, University of Louisville, Austin American-Statesman
Annie Ma, Dartmouth University, The Oregonian
William Mathis, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, The Salt Lake Tribune
Olivia Miltner, Ohio University, AccuWeather
Shannon Paylor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Honolulu Civil Beat
David Rodriguez, San Francisco State University, Center for Investigative Reporting
Isha Salian, Stanford University, San Francisco Chronicle
Justina Vasquez, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, The Wall Street Journal
Harry Zhang, Columbia University, Financial Planning