Seeking Talented Interns

Woodward Communications, Inc., Dubuque, Iowa

Date PostedJanuary 31, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
SpecialtyGeneral Assignment
Job StatusTemporary
SalaryNot Specified
Websitehttp://www.wcinet.com
Description:

Telegraph Herald, a daily newspaper with a circulation of 29,000 in Dubuque, Iowa, seeks talented interns to join our news team. Be a part of a hard-working, aggressive newsroom aiming to produce the best newspaper in the state, both in print and online.

Our interns get a real taste of the business. You won’t be fetching coffee or making copies – you will have a chance to play an active role in our news organization. And at the end of the summer, you will have an abundance of experience and a full collection of work to show future employers.

Internships typically start in May and run 10 to 12 weeks (but we make sure it’s always long enough for you to meet your college’s requirements, if there are any). The positions are 40 hours per week.

We’re located in a bustling city of 57,000 on the banks of the Mississippi River. Dubuque was named to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s list of 10 Great Places to Live for 2013. The city offers after-work opportunities ranging from a vibrant arts scene to a variety of nightlife options to an abundance of outdoor recreation possibilities.

Our two intern openings for summer 2018 are:

Reporter Intern: Primary responsibilities include writing news and feature stories, monitoring ongoing news and issues, using social media to keep the community informed and taking video from events. Qualified candidates must have excellent basic writing skills and the ability to find and gather information both words and images for the newspaper print edition and website. A valid driver’s license is required.

Copy Editor Intern: Primary responsibilities include selecting, editing and designing page content for print product and online content. Meet page flow deadlines and coordinate edition content with editors. Qualified candidates must have familiarity with current events and history. Also, the ability to grasp and adapt to new technology. Evening and weekend hours applicable as well as other hours.

To be considered for one of these positions, please apply online at www.wcinet.com/careers .

Telegraph Herald, a division of Woodward Communications, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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