Jon R. Tuttle was one of Oregon's most respected broadcast journalists, who passed away in 1991. In honor of his memory OPB established the Jon R. Tuttle Minority Internship in 1994 to encourage future generations of compassionate broadcasters and journalists. The internship will enable an outstanding student to spend the summer studying the field, full-time, in a hands-on environment.
The applicant must have racial and/or ethnic origins as defined by the EEOC (American Indian or Alaskan Native, Asian, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, or two or more races).
The internship will be awarded to an applicant who is enrolled at a college, university or community college as at least a junior (or equivalent) or an applicant who has graduated in the past year.
Applicants should have a strong interest in journalism or production (radio, tv, online).
Applicants must prepare an essay (not more than 250 words) describing their professional goals and how this internship will help advance them.
Required Application Materials:
Application materials must be postmarked no later than March 1
Internship timeline is June 1-September 1; Timeline may vary depending on intern's academic calendar
The successful applicant will be notified by May