Founded in 1979, the North Dakota Newspaper Association Education Foundation relies on donations and interest from investments to fund a variety of educational programs, internships and scholarships for North Dakota students.
The NDNAEF MISSION
"To provide the advancement of journalism education, study, research and development through financial assistance, internships, fellowships, lectureships and other means to enhance the newspaper profession in North Dakota."
The NDNA Education Foundation publishes newsletters throughout the year to help with its mission.
- View the most recent Cornerstone
The NDNA Education Foundation annually funds summer internships at North Dakota newspapers.
- View current Intern Essays
NDNAEF Officers and Directors
Jill Denning Gackle, Garrison: President
Jill Friesz, Elgin: Vice President
Rob Keller, Jamestown
Laura Lueder, Bismarck
Steve Andrist, Bismarck
Brian Kroshus, Bismarck
Soojung Kim, Grand Forks
Amy Dalrymple, Bismarck
Jackie Thompson, Grafton
Amy Wobbema, New Rockford (NDNA Past President)
Cole Short, Hillsboro (NDNA President)
Allison Olimb, Park River (NDNA 1st VP)
Beth Helfrich, Bismarck (Secretary/Treasurer; NDNA Executive Director)
Lifetime Honorary Board Members
William C. Marcil, Fargo
Roger Bailey, Hudson, Wisc.
Jack McDonald, Bismarck
You Can Help!
If you would like to help assure the future of quality journalism in North Dakota, your contribution will be appreciated. The NDNA Education Foundation has been certified as an IRS 501 (c)(3) foundation and your donation is tax deductible.
Donations may be sent to:
NDNA Education Foundation
1435 Interstate Loop
Bismarck ND 58503-0567
If you have questions about the foundation, please call Sarah Elmquist Squires at 701-223-6397, or email her at email@example.com.