Summer Interactive Entertainment Intern
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel features department is seeking an intern to
work as an online entertainment/features producer and reporter. In this
role, the intern will work closely with the Interactive Entertainment
Producer and the features department team in the daily production and
development of Tap Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s
entertainment website; Fresh, its lifestyle website; and Best of Brew City,
a mobile entertainment app. Job responsibilities may include: posting
stories online and creating complementary content; creating photo and
multimedia packages; recording and editing audio and video packages;
building and maintaining special sections; managing social media accounts;
working with reporters and editors on enhancing stories for the Web;
promoting reader participation; reporting and writing stories for print or
online, and more.
The ideal candidate must have a passion for entertainment news, pop culture
and interactive media. This person should have a thorough understanding of
good journalism and how to produce it online. Strong organizational,
communication and collaborative abilities are important. The candidate
should also possess knowledge of and comfort with computers and web tools
and programs, including content management systems, social media,
Photoshop, HTML, video and audio editing tools. The internship is 12 weeks.
Contact Jill Williams, Deputy Managing Editor/Features, Entertainment & New
Applications are due April 1 and should include cover letter, clips – print
or video and references.