Family-owned and operated, The Spokesman-Review is the largest, most utilized, and trusted news and information provider in the Inland Northwest! Our team works cohesively in a supportive environment, driven by a shared dedication to our community and the well-being of our valued employees. Each day, we strive to deliver the paper with a commitment to quality journalism and a genuine connection to the people we serve, fostering a strong and caring relationship with our community.
Position: Summer News Intern
Status: Full-time for up to 12 weeks
Start date: Flexible, but usually between May 15 and June 15
Salary: $16.28 an hour
Hours: Usually 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday - Friday, but times and days can vary
Location: Spokesman-Review building in Spokane, Washington
About this role: Summer News Interns at The Spokesman-Review provide a wide range of coverage as full-fledged members of the reporting staff. Our interns contribute to The Spokesman-Review's mission to inform our audience through accurate, thorough, helpful, fair and lively reporting and writing about the Spokane area.
What you'll do:
Prepare accurate, fair, balanced and carefully researched stories to meet assigned deadlines. Write five to eight stories a week. Maintain good communication with editors for assignments and story ideas. Remain flexible to cover a wide range of features and hard news stories, including breaking news that could include violent crime, fires, and other public safety matters. Consider art possibilities for every story, both in print and online, to increase and improve audience engagement; pull in graphics, design, photo, and online team members so they can gain a better understanding of the story, when appropriate. Write stories clearly and concisely with knowledge of AP style in a timely matter. Pitch your own story ideas. Write online headlines, attach photos to stories online and properly code stories as instructed for online purposes. Take photos using cellphone for your stories when photographers are unavailable.
Other duties as assigned.
A bachelor's degree in journalism or pursuing a degree in journalism. Valid driver's license. Proficient in use of a computer and smartphone. Ability to use a smartphone to files stories and multimedia from the field and to stay current with news events.
What we offer: We are a family owned and operated multi-business organization with a heart for the community we serve and our employees. We set you up for success by providing the necessary tools and training needed to succeed in your position! We provide A friendly, supportive, and professional team atmosphere. Competitive wages and benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K matching, Employee Assistance Programs, and so much more! We believe work/life balance is key to continued success, we offer Vacation days, Sick Time, Paid Holidays, and Floating Holidays!
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Apply online at https://www.careers.spokesman.com