21 media outlets in 5 states offering winter break intern opportunities

A group of 21 media companies are looking for winter interns to aid their newspapers, magazines, niche publications and affiliated websites in their editorial departments.

Interns will achieve real world experience while gaining skills that will help them excel in post-graduate life. Our company has been in the publishing industry for over 40 years and practices all-local, community journalism. Our team of publishers and managers are experts in the industry and are equipped to expose interns to all aspects of our business, including print and digital writing, project management, business leadership and civic leadership.

Paid and unpaid positions for college credit available.

Winternships available in the editorial department only. Qualified candidates must have writing experience, a positive attitude, a good work ethic, a drive to make things better and an interest in community journalism. Journalism or English majors preferred. To apply, send resume, work samples and three references to the contact person listed at one of the locations below:



Andalusia Newspapers, Inc.

Andalusia, Alabama

The Andalusia Star-News

The Andalusia Extra

South Alabama Living Magazine

Read more about Andalusia

Contact: michele.gerlach@andalusisastarnews.com


Atmore Newspapers, Inc.

Atmore, Alabama

The Atmore Advance

The Escambia Advertiser

@MORE Magazine

Read more about Atmore

Contact: michele.gerlach@andalusisastarnews.com


Boone Publications, Inc.

Demopolis, Alabama

The Demopolis Times

The Blackbelt Gazette

Demopolis the Magazine

Read more about Demopolis

Contact: dennis.palmer@selmatimesjournal.com


Brewton Newspapers, Inc.

Brewton, Alabama

The Brewton Standard

Well Magazine

The Escambia Advertiser

Read more about Brewton

Contact: michele.gerlach@andalusiastarnews.com


Greenville Newspapers, L.L.C.

Greenville, Alabama

The Greenville Advocate

The Butler Express

Camellia Magazine

Butler County News

The Lowndes Signal

Luverne Journal

Read more about Greenville

Read more about Butler Co.

Read more about Lowndes

Read more about Luverne

Contact: dennis.palmer@selmatimesjournal.com


Selma Newspapers, Inc.

Selma, Alabama

The Selma Times-Journal

Selma The Magazine

Read more about Selma

Contact: dennis.palmer@selmatimesjournal.com


Troy Publications, Inc.

Troy, Alabama

The Messenger

The Wednesday Messenger

Troy Life Magazine

Read more about Troy

Contact: stacy.granning@troymessenger.com




Americus Newsmedia, LLC

Americus, Georgia

Americus Times-Recorder

Americus Scene

Read more about Americus

Contact: jeff.findley@thepostsearchlight.com


Cordele Newsmedia, LLC

Cordele, Georgia

The Cordele Dispatch

Cordele Magazine

Read more about Cordele

Contact: jeff.findley@thepostsearchlight.com



LaGrange Newsmedia, LLC

The LaGrange Daily News

LaGrange Living Magazine

Read more about LaGrange

Contact: baker.ellis@lagrangenews.com


Bainbridge Newsmedia, LLC

Bainbridge, Georgia

The Post Searchlight

The Extra

Rifle & Rod

Bainbridge Living Magazine

Read more about Bainbridge

Contact: jeff.findley@thepostsearchlight.com


Valley Newsmedia, LLC

West Point, Georgia

The Valley Times-News

Read more about West Point

Contact: baker.ellis@lagrangenews.com



Bogalusa Newsmedia, LLC

Bogalusa, Louisiana

Bogalusa Daily News

Contact: rich.macke@panews.com


LaPlace Newsmedia, LLC

LaPlace, Louisiana


Contact: rich.macke@panews.com



Brookhaven Newsmedia, LLC

Brookhaven, Mississippi

The Daily Leader

The Prentiss Headlight

Brookhaven Magazine

Read more about Brookhaven

Contact: luke.horton@dailyleader.com


Natchez Newspapers, Inc.

Natchez, Mississippi

The Natchez Democrat

The Miss-Lou Guide

Natchez the Magazine

Read more about Natchez

Contact: kevin.cooper@natchezdemocrat.com


Oxford Newsmedia, LLC

Oxford, Mississippi

The Oxford Eagle

Oxford Magazine


Read more about Oxford

Contact: david.magee@oxfordeagle.com


Picayune Newsmedia, LLC

Picayune, Mississippi

The Picayune Item

The Poplarville Democrat

Picayune Living Magazine

Read more about Picayune

Read more about Poplarville

Contact: rich.macke@panews.com


Vicksburg Newsmedia, LLC

Vicksburg, Mississippi

The Vicksburg Post

Vicksburg Living Magazine

1601-F North Frontage Road

Read more about Vicksburg

Contact: jan.griffey@vicksburgpost.com



Orange Newsmedia, LLC

Orange, Texas

The Orange Leader

Read more about Orange

Contact: bobby.tingle@orangeleader.com


Port Arthur Newsmedia, LLC

Port Arthur, Texas

The Port Arthur News

Read more about Port Arthuruezsteabre

Contact: rich.macke@panews.com

School of Social Work seeks PAID communications student assistant

Communications Student Assistant (Journalism)

Appointment type: On-Campus Undergraduate
Categories: Communication/Journalism
Department: School of Social Work

Pay Rate/Pay Range: $7.25/hour

Department/Organization: Communications Office in the School of Social Work

Normal Work Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00am to 4:45pm – 15 to 20 hours per week.

Note to Applicant: To be considered, applicants must submit resume, cover letter, and two writing samples with application. These materials may be sent to the School’s Communications Specialist Adrienne Nettles at anettles@ua.edu.

Job Summary: The Communications Student Assistant will assist with writing press releases and feature stories as well as graphic design, social media and producing content for the web. Applicants MUST have and maintain a minimum of 2.25 cumulative GPA to be considered. Must have strong writing skills; applicants with previous interviewing, writing, and editing experience preferred.

Additional Department Summary: The Communications Student Assistant will be primarily responsible for researching, interviewing, and writing news articles and profiles. In addition, the Communications Student Assistant will assist in taking photos, helping to compile mailing lists, designing publicity materials, assisting with annual fundraising events, and performing other tasks as assigned. Other duties may include greeting and directing guests and visitors, answering phones and routing calls, creating/updating documents and spreadsheets, filing, photocopying, and other tasks as assigned.

This position will start in Fall 2017.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Applicants MUST have and maintain a minimum 2.25 cumulative GPA to be considered for this position. To be considered, applicants should submit resume, cover letter, and two writing samples with application.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must be proficient with basic office equipment, computers, and standard application software (word processing, spreadsheet, database, internet/email). They must have strong working knowledge of with Microsoft Office applications, especially Word.

Skills and Knowledge: Applicants must have strong writing skills and excellent organizational skills. They must be dependable and punctual and be able to complete tasks and meet deadlines with minimal supervision. Applicants must have strong communication skills and the ability to interact and communicate in a professional manner with UA staff, faculty, alumni, and students.

Preferred Qualifications: Applicants with previous interviewing, writing, and editing experience preferred. Experience with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator also a plus.

Applicants available to work 15-20 hours per week preferred.

Enrollment Requirements: Applicants must meet enrollment requirements to be eligible for on-campus student employment. Applicants must be enrolled in a UA degree program and meet minimum credit hour requirements during the academic year: Undergraduate Students must be registered for at least 6 credit hours during fall/spring semesters; Graduate Students must be registered for at least 4.5 credit hours during fall/spring semesters; International Students must be registered full-time (Undergraduate = 12 credit hours, Graduate = 9 credit hours) during fall/spring semesters. Enrollment requirements must be maintained for the duration of on-campus employment. Individual hiring departments and programs may also have additional eligibility requirements for employment.

Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. “EEO is the Law.”

WVUA 23 seeks social media interns

WVUA 23 is seeking interns to help boost our social media.

We are looking for students who like to write AP Style and have a passion for storytelling to write for the WVUA 23 web page as well as posting on Facebook and Twitter.

Television news is 24-hours-a-day information and WVUA wants you to be a part of it.

If you have taken JN311 and are interested, apply for a position with our social media team.

Log onto www.WVUA23.com, go to the About WVUA 23 tab and click on internship on right side of the page.

When you apply be sure to specify you are looking for the social media internship.

Applications now open for SUMMER & FALL 2017 Tuscaloosa News Internships

JN382/JCM382 Internship
Tuscaloosa News Internship Checklist

Below is a checklist of items students must submit in order to apply for a Journalism & Creative Media Department coordinated internship at The Tuscaloosa News. Students must have a 2.5 grade point average overall, have completed JN 311 (JCM303) News Writing and Reporting with a qualifying grade and have completed 45 hours of college work before taking this course. A student should be a major or minor in the Department of Journalism & Creative Media. Continue reading Applications now open for SUMMER & FALL 2017 Tuscaloosa News Internships