Newspaper Photojournalism Internship

The Journal Times, Racine, Wisconsin

Date PostedDecember 27, 2017
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
SpecialtyGeneral Assignment
Job StatusIntern
SalaryNot Specified

The Journal Times covers Racine County, along Lake Michigan between Chicago and Milwaukee.

We are now accepting applications for a paid 2018 summer photojournalism internship.  The deadline to apply for this internship is March 7, 2018.  The schedule will include night shifts and most weekends, which is when most festivals and events take place around the county.

You will be working as a newspaper photojournalist, covering Racine County.  This is an opportunity for you to accumulate real-life experience, have fun and learn a lot.  Ideal applicants will have experience which includes shooting still and action photos and experience with Adobe.  Candidate will need to work with reporters to come up with photo ideas, write cutline information and be able to report and write stories.

Need knowledge and skills include:

  • Exceptional photojournalism skills (reporting, photography and videography)
  • Ability to use basic and advanced computer programs, including Adobe Photoshop
  • Advanced knowledge of social media
  • Effective communicator
  • Able to multi-task and excel under intense deadline pressure in a rapidly changing environment
  • Works collaboratively wthin a cross-functional environment
  • Writing, spelling, grammar, AP and local style

We are a Lee Enterprises newspaper.  Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of local news and information, with 46 daily newspapers and a joint interest in four others, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 300 specialty publications in 22 states.

You will be required to have access to your own vehicle, possess a valid driver's license and a good driving record.

To apply for this job you must do BOTH of the following:

  1. Visit and complete our online application.
  2. Please attach a resume and PHOTOS and ARTICLE CLIPS to your application, or include links to your samples.

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