Convention Placements

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Staff members in the Knight School of Communication are working hard to secure placements for students enrolled in COMM 360: Charlotte and the Convention.These placements vary in length and occur on specific dates surrounding the convention. Each set of placements will be filled on a rolling basis so check back frequently for updates.

Below are a list of announced placements and links to apply for your placement:

APPLY NOW – Final application deadline, Monday, July 9, at noon.


  • Washington Center – DNC Convention Pages (2 positions filled)
  • ABC News – National Broadcast Runners (4 positions filled)
  • DNC Press Gallery Media Credentials (12 positions filled)
  • DNC Communication Center & Press Office (40 positions filled)
  • The Charlotte Observer (10 positions filled)
  • The PPL of DNC (20 positions filled)
  • The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (4-8 positions filled)
  • QCity Metro (2-4 positions filled)