WVUA 23 is seeking news interns year-round. Internship application deadlines are: August 1 (for fall), December 1 (for spring), and May 1 (for summer). Applications are available at WVUA23.org. Steve Diorio (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the point of contact for student interns at WVUA23.
Alabama Public Radio welcomes interns to the newsroom on a continuing basis, including fall and spring terms. Internship application deadlines are: August 1 (for fall), December 1 (for spring), and April 15 (for summer). Applications are available at the apr.org website.
Each intern is trained by the director to write his or her own story every day. Students research the story, track down interview subjects, do the interview, and write copy to be edited (all under supervision of the professional staff.)
Student writers’ material is used on APR newscasts, and interns often get to do spots for air. All from this work is done in the Digital Media Center inside Bryant-Denny Stadium. Director Pat Duggins turns students into crackerjack writers, which means jobs.
Assistant News Director Stan Ingold (email@example.com) is the point of contact for student interns at APR.
The Journal Record of Hamilton, Ala., is seeking a staff writer to work from its Hamilton office. The person will cover areas and beats across Marion County in northwest Alabama. The position is available immediately.
The paper is seeking a writer who can work some nights and weekends, and without immediate supervision. Transportation and insurance is required. Photography skills are not required but preferred.
To apply, go to the paper’s offices on Alabama 17 in south Hamilton, or send a resume and clips to Ed Howell, assistant news editor.
Freelancer Magazine, a Tuscaloosa-based publication, is seeking interns to write and blog about music, fashion or beauty.
General requirements for these internships include:
- 1-2 years writing experience
- Beginner to intermediate skill level with WordPress
- Must be up-to-date with the latest music, fashion or beauty trends.
Contact Stephanie Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Shelby County Newspapers, Inc., a media company that publishes award-winning newspapers, magazines and websites, is seeking a general assignment reporter.
This position includes general assignment reporting, feature writing, some photography and some sports reporting.
This full-time opportunity offers competitive salary and benefits. Compensation plan includes base weekly salary, health/dental insurance, 401(k), paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan, paid holidays and paid sick leave.
Their products include:
- The Shelby County Reporter, a weekly newspaper with a daily online focus. The Reporter has won the Alabama Press Association’s top editorial award in its category for the last nine years.
- The Alabaster Reporter, Pelham Reporter, Helena Reporter and 280 Reporter, weekly newspapers with a daily online focus.
- Shelby Living and Hoover’s Magazine, award-winning, monthly lifestyle magazines.
Applicants should possess:
- Solid writing, researching and interviewing skills
- Fluency in AP style and strict adherence to grammar rules
- Valid driver’s license, car insurance and a vehicle
- Impeccable time management and organization
- Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field preferred
- Competency in photography and social media preferred
To apply for this position, email résumé and writing samples to General Manager Katie McDowell at email@example.com or call 205-669-3131.
The Sun offers a competitive salary, benefits, and the opportunity to cover sports in the Enterprise/Fort Rucker/Daleville areas, which includes three high schools and a community college. The publication also covers some Troy University sports.
Those interested in this position should send a cover letter and resume to Caroline Quattlebaum at firstname.lastname@example.org.
USA Today’s 2016 Collegiate Correspondent program is looking for media students of all majors to participate in its internship program.
Correspondents will write or shoot one news feature a week for the fall semester. They will also have the opportunity to be mentored by the USA Today staff, including reporters, social media experts, editors and more. In addition, participants will have their works published throughout the USA Today College network.
The deadline for applications is April 10.
Applicants will be accepted in rounds. Selected applicants will move to round two on April 19. Round three will be April 29. Accepted applicants will be notified May 4.
For more information click here.
The Summer Institute on Political Journalism in Washington, D.C. is looking to grant students a guaranteed internship in media outlets or PR firms in the D.C. area. Past internship sites include CBS Radio, Homeland Security Today magazine, Telemundo and many other work sites. Students will spend 8 weeks at the nation’s capital with 70 other students from across the U.S.
Participants can earn between 3 and 9 college credits.
Students who exhibit great leadership skills, maturity and an involvement with on-campus and community activities are encouraged to apply. The admissions committee prefers students who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, a strong letter of recommendation and professional or volunteer experience.
The priority deadline for the internship is Feb. 10.
The Fund for American Studies has 4 full scholarships available to outstanding student leaders who will participate in the internship. The $8,695 scholarship will cover tuition and housing costs.
The priority deadline for the scholarship is Feb. 10.
For more information or to apply for the internship and scholarship click here .
Imagine your byline on the front page of a newspaper that thousands of people are reading. At Starnes Publishing, you can make that dream happen. Our interns don’t make coffee and run off copies – they write in-depth stories and work closely with our small staff in every area of editorial production. Join us as we craft relevant, hyperlocal news and features.
Our monthly suburban newspapers have a circulation of 87,500, with titles including 280 Living, The Homewood Star, Hoover Sun, Vestavia Voice and Village Living. Starnes Publishing is looking for fall, spring and summer editorial interns with a passion for writing and investing in their local community.rmingham area
Interns will have the opportunity to:
- Write news and feature stories
- Cover community events
- Pitch story ideas
- Produce website content
- Work with social media
- Take photographs and shoot videos
Photography and videography skills are an added bonus. To apply, send a resume, cover letter and three writing samples to email@example.com.
Paid and unpaid positions available.
To learn more about our publications, visit www.starnespublishing.com
and find our papers on Facebook.
The Institute on Political Journalism is now accepting applications for the 8-week program from June 4-July 29, 2016 in Washington D.C. that allows students to intern in the fields of journalism, public relations, and communication while earning academic credit.
Early Application Deadline: December 10, 2015 – to receive priority admissions, scholarship consideration, & a 5% tuition discount