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31Jan

Journalism - Summer Internship Opportunities

Telegraph Herald, Dubuque, IA

The employee-owned Telegraph Herald is a daily newspaper in Dubuque, Iowa with a circulation of 29,000. Talented journalism students desired for summer internships in our newsroom. Be a part of the hard-working, aggressive newsroom aiming to produce the best newspaper in the state, both print and on-line. 

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 (and we make sure it’s always long enough for you to meet your college internship 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. Want to know more about this beautiful tri-state area? Visit http://www.greaterdubuque.org/gddc

Reporter Internship:

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.

 

Copy Editor Internship:

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.

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Job Details

Req Num 897, 898, 899
ID 335375
Location
Dubuque, IA
Positions 2
Type
--
Status
Full Time
Pay --
Categories
Publishing/Printing
Internship
Benefits

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience 1-2 Years
Education Some College

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