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WNPA Foundation
To train and inspire young journalists.
The WNPA Foundation was established in 1986 to foster the development of educational and research programs of benefit to community-based media — print and digital—in Washington, and to enhance the public’s understanding of their role in today’s society.For information about the Foundation’s programs, donors, funding and directors, download:
WNPA Foundation Brochure


To request information about the Foundation or its programs, send an email to C.J. Burk.
Participating publishers are encouraged to make a donation to the Foundation, which assumed administration of this WNPA program in 2006.
Board of Directors
Intern Newswire
Article and Press Release exchange for WNPA member papers. WNPA interns will file their articles here for pick-up by members. General interest press releases available to all members may also be shared here.
Programs for students, teachers, colleges

- Student Internship Scholarships
- UW Legislative Reporting Internship
- Educator-in-Residence Program
- Publisher-in-Residence Program