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The Charles Snowden Program for Excellence in Journalism has selected Beacon staffers Carlos Fuentes and William Seekamp for paid journalism internships this summer. The ethics-based, hands-on program through the University of Oregon places select college journalists at media outlets throughout Oregon.

Carlos will work as a reporter at the La Grande Observer.

Carlos Fuentes, copy editor/senior reporter at The Beacon

William will be a reporter at the Mail Tribune in Medford.

William Seekamp, 2021-22 news and managing editor

The Beacon will benefit from all they learn, as Carlos and William are returning in newsroom leadership positions in the fall. William is the 2021-22 news and managing editor. Carlos is copy editor and senior reporter.

The Snowden internship program has been a launching pad for several Beacon alumni now working as professional journalists.

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