KU interns provide legislative coverage

Posted March 5, 2021

LAWRENCE — Journalism students at the University of Kansas have begun producing stories from the legislative session and they are now available to Kansas newspapers.

This service, called the KU Statehouse Wire Service, is made possible through a grant from the Kansas Newspaper Foundation.

KU journalism students have been suppling dozens of stories through the service for several years. Kansas Press Association members can use the content free of charge.

“Our members have indicated they need more content from the legislative session,” said Emily Bradbury, KPA executive director. “This partnership with KU ensures at least a portion of that need is met.”

KNF has committed $5,000 in cash awards for student scholarships each year since 2015.

The class provides KU journalism students a professional reporting experience,

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