Date Posted July 10, 2024
Industry Newspapers
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Part-time



The Denver Post is seeking a part-time Breaking News intern to work on the City Desk in the fall 2024. We are a newspaper seeking to serve a broad audience and that is only possible when we embrace diversity, both in our news decisions and our staffing.  We aim to tell stories from the diverse range of voices that make up the community and do that, in part by actively recruiting and hiring people from all backgrounds.  We would love to hear the unique perspective you think you bring to this role. The No. 1 newsroom in the Rocky Mountain region, The Denver Post is helping shape the next generation of journalists by offering a 10-week internship for the fall of 2024. 

What you will do:

  • Report on breaking news, covering crime, natural disasters and more for online and print

  • Seek out and report news for immediate publications on the Post's digital platforms or for print publications

  • Discuss story formulation with editors and edit or rewrite stories, as necessary

  • Interact with colleagues and sources in a professional manner

  • Source development and relationship building

  • Contribute to pitching story ideas

What you will bring:

  • Applicants should have completed junior year of college before summer 2024

  • Demonstrated interest in print and online journalism

  • Well-versed in basic news writing and AP style

  • Ability to multi-task and work quickly to meet deadlines

  • Previous internship at a daily paper is preferred

  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation required

The hourly wage is $14.42. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, time in role, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, MediaNews Group offers a comprehensive benefits package, and 401K plan (all benefits are based on eligibility).

Who we are:

MediaNews Group (MNG) was established in 1985 and has over 4,000 employees nationwide including subsidiaries and other corporate affiliates. There are more than 100 different brands within our portfolio. In addition to our print products, we are a client-centric digital organization that brings scale, precision, and sophistication to digital marketing. Leveraging the belief that people matter as much as technology, our suite of products, including Adtaxi, helps advertisers solve complex marketing challenges with custom, performance-driven solutions.  Readers turn to us for all the news and information that matters to them nationwide. Adtaxi is an exclusive program with the ability to reach 196M or 95% of the U.S. wired population that was established in 2010. Learn more at

Through a rich history of innovation, engagement and results, Denver Post Media continues to offer trusted guidance to our advertising partners across Colorado and beyond. 

With an unmatched portfolio of marketing solutions, we have the resources to offer a full suite of comprehensive, multimedia options all under one roof. In tandem with Adtaxi, we are 2022 Google Premier Partners, Microsoft Advertising Select Partners and Meta Business Partners. 

We are the winners of the 2021 Digital Innovation Award (awarded through the LMC) and 2021 award for Best Use of Programmatic in a Marketing Campaign (awarded through the AdExchanger Awards). Beyond all of that, we’re here to do the right thing for our clients, give back to the community around us and have some fun in the process. 

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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