Contact the partnership

Dave Waddell, Ph.D.
Chico State journalism department
(530) 898-4782

David Little
Editor, Chico Enterprise-Record
(530) 896-7733

Media News Group LogoMediaNews Group
Corporate Headquarters

(303) 954-6360

Jamari Caldwell receiving e-mail from Chico State

Jamari Caldwell being congratulated

Jamari Caldwell (seated) receives word that he's been admitted to Chico State in this Feb. 25, 2008 photo taken by Lisa Shafer, his journalism teacher at Media Academy High School in Oakland. Caldwell, now a news-editorial major at Chico State, received a partnership scholarship.

Welcome to the MediaNews Partnership Group Web site

Chico State is the first school in the nation to partner with newspaper giant MediaNews Group to enroll and train minority journalism students at the university level.

MediaNews Group is providing the Chico State Department of Journalism with $59,000 over four years to encourage students from diverse ethnic backgrounds to pursue careers in journalism.

The MediaNews Group Journalism and Diversity Partnership is a four-pronged approach, providing funding for:

Chico State's Department of Journalism has one of the top news-editorial programs in the country. The Orion, the Chico State’s independent student newspaper, has won the national Pacemaker award 10 times. The award is considered to be the top prize in college journalism. The Orion was inducted into the Associated Press Hall of Fame in 2005 for its record of excellence.

Use this site to get more information about the partnership, Chico State and MediaNews Group. Thanks for visiting.

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