Steering Committee members Ken Beckley, Larry Alt, and David Shank describe why they support student internship positions at WFIU/WTIU.
Radio-Television Services (RTV) launched a campaign to establish a $750,000 endowment to support paid internships for students working in media at WFIU Public Radio and WTIU Public Television in 2017.
The endowment will reward the most enterprising media students with paid internships, balancing their classroom learning with real-world work experience. Recipients will be students who have a career interest in media, have met a minimum GPA requirement, and have strong recommendations. [View the entire press release]
Donors to this effort have the option to make a gift of a size similar to an IU scholarship to create a named internship position at WFIU or WTIU, or to make a smaller contribution to our multi-donor endowment account via the button below. Contributors may also access a form to mail a gift with a check or credit card. Help us give students a leg up on their career goals!
A Steering Committee has been formed to raise gifts from alumni of the earlier Radio-Television degree program, Journalism and Telecommunications. Additional materials are available:
- Download a short case statement describing the details of the Working Students in Media Campaign
- Download the IU Foundation full-color print Internship Campaign Brochure for Radio-Television
- Download the full press release for the Campaign
- Download a contribution form to mail a gift
Take a video tour of the Radio-Television Building showcasing student-internship engagement.
For more information on how to create a named internship position or make a contribution to our multi-donor account, please contact Nancy Krueger at 812-855-2935 or firstname.lastname@example.org or General Manager Perry Metz at email@example.com.
*Per Indiana University Foundation policy, new endowment accounts that do not become fully funded at the required stated minimum either through pledges/gifts at the time of the establishment of the account or through fulfilled pledges/gifts after five years will be converted to expendable accounts, and all gifts will be made available to support the intent outlined in the supporting agreement.