The Miami Herald partners with FIU to cover local news in South Florida



The Miami Herald has partnered with FIU’s Department of Journalism + Media to offer internship credit to undergraduate journalism students as they cover local news all across South Florida.

Under the leadership of Dan Evans—associate professor and Miami bureau chief for the South Florida Media Network—and Charles Strouse—instructor and digital director of the South Florida Media Network—five students are currently working with Miami Herald covering topics ranging from the coronavirus pandemic to city governance.

“The Herald is thrilled to be working with FIU on this important partnership, which we believe will provide valuable training opportunities to young journalists and expand our reach into the community as we cover the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic,” says Rick Hirsch, managing editor for the Miami Herald.

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