DNP - Deseret News
  • 14-Mar-2017 to 15-Oct-2017 (MST)
  • News Division
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • 10.00
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

The News Division of the Deseret News is looking for  talented seasonal student intern reporters. The internships offer students a distinctive journalism experience unlike any other. The News Division is a unique newsroom where TV, radio, print and web reporters work together in an environment that provides news content for five different media platforms. These full-time internships for college students focus on daily Utah news stories, projects and features for Deseret News, DeseretNews.com and KSL.com with occasional opportunities available for broadcast reporting for those interested. The four-month (the length of a school semester) internship is a full-time paid position.

In order to be considered for one of these internships, you must include with your application a 1) cover letter, 2) resume, and 3) published news writing samples (cannot be class papers). You may attach as many documents as you'd like to the online application. (Documents should be uploaded in the same section of the online application as your resume and cover letter.) Students must have a car and are reimbursed for mileage. The internships provide invaluable experience for journalism and communications students.

Please indicate in your cover letter whether you are interested in the legislative internship, the general news internship or both.

Skills necessary:

  • Writing that is engaging, thoughtful, informative and rigorous
  • Ability to work independently and be a self-starter
  • Training in journalism or other writing experience involving critical/analytical thinking
  • Knowledge of current events
  • Ability to take regular feedback and work with editors in a professional environment
  • Ability to write on deadline and take assignments on short notice
  • Commitment to Deseret Media Companies mission and values: http://deseretmanagement.com/mission-statement/
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