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Summer 2020: Royal Order of the Purple Heart - Journalism/Storytelling Intern

Apr 8, 2020

Posted in: Internships & scholarships, Journalism internships, Public Relations internships

Background:  RVA Purple Heart Recipients have stories of courage and heroism that would be helpful to capture especially during the pandemic.  Their stories will inspire and serve as an opportunity for community engagement during this time of social distancing.

Objective: collect 5-10 stories from RVA Purple Heart recipients

Plan
Stephen Ross will coordinate outreach for a VCU intern to interview, write/record, organize and publish to websites determined the stories of RVA Purple Heart Recipients.

Ben King serve as the liaison between the intern and Purple Heart Recipients 

The intern will be responsible for collaborating with all necessary parties to develop a quality line of stories and presentation save this important part of history.

Partners:
MOPH chapter 1965
VCU
Student Veterans of America

Key Information:
RVA MOPH Website
https://www.purpleheartrichmond.org/

Apply: Email resume to Stephen Ross at stross@vcu.edu