Two reporting interns and a photo intern have recently joined the Lincoln Journal Star.
Ellis Clopton, an Auburn native, joins the Journal Star this month as a news intern. Clopton is a senior journalism major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and has previously interned for Variety magazine in Los Angeles and Northeast Nebraska News Co. He also was previously an arts and entertainment editor at the Daily Nebraskan.
Zach Penrice, an Omaha native, also starts as a news intern this month. Penrice is a senior broadcasting and journalism major at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and has previously been a broadcasting intern in the Duluth (Minnesota) Huskies baseball organization and the Forest City (North Carolina) Owls baseball organization. He has also served as a play-by-play announcer for Big Ten Network Plus.
Savannah Blake, a University of Oregon graduate, joins the Journal Star as a spring semester photo intern. Blake has past internships with a TV station in Oregon, the university hospital system in Indiana and The Victoria Advocate newspaper in Victoria, Texas.