Weiler awarded media fellowship
May 7, 2020
Former Cathlamet resident and Wahkiakum High School Graduate is one of five journalists who were awarded a NewStart fellowships to study Media Solutions and Innovation at the West Virginia University Reed College of Media.
Weiler is currently enrolled in a master's degree program at Northwestern University, Chicago.
According to the announcement from WVU, he is also "an entrepreneur who specialized in digital production for commercial, documentary and feature films before shifting his focus to advancing civic engagement and strengthening community identity through journalism." Weiler is a former intern for Berkeleyside, where he focused on market research.
"He now works as a business development intern and provides local resources and news coverage of COVID-19 for The Wahkiakum County Eagle."