Interns attend a week of training led by journalists from Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) at the University of Missouri May 29 – June 3, 2018. Interns refine skills like making Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, learning computer-assisted reporting and analyzing and cleaning data. Follow their progress using #djnfIRE18.

The 2018 participants:
Naema Ahmed, University of Maryland, The Texas Tribune
Courtney Fong, California State University-Sacramento, CALmatters
Alexis Gravely, University of Virginia, The Center for Public Integrity
Sydney Greene, Arizona State University, The Texas Tribune
Aaron Hegarty, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA Today
Lindsay Huth, University of Maryland, Kansas City Public Television (KCPT)
Jamie Kasulis, Williams College, The Connecticut Mirror
Orla McCaffrey, Binghamton University, The Wall Street Journal
Nishant Mohan, University of Idaho, The Wall Street Journal
Adriana Navarro, Ohio University, AccuWeather
Dariya Tsyrenzhapova, University of Missouri, Investigative Reporting Workshop