The 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. (Learn more about this beautiful area at http://www.greaterdubuque.org/gddc)
Our three intern openings for summer 2017 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.
Photo Intern: Primary responsibilities include taking photographs and videos, assigned and through initiative. Ability to download and edit still photos and videos as well as provide accurate identifications and caption information. Qualified candidates must have experience in photography, particularly photojournalism on the college level. Familiarity with software for photo editing and video editing. 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. TH Media, a division of Woodward Communications, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.