News Internship

Employer Peninsula Publishing and Distribution
Location Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin
Type Internship
Contact information myles@ppulse.com, 920.915.9880
Apply by February 1, 2022
More details https://doorcountypulse.com/2022-news-internship/
Posted on December 28, 2021

Description

The Peninsula Pulse is seeking applicants to join our team as our 2022 News Intern.

The right candidate will apply what you’re learning at your college paper while earning real-life experience and clips covering local news, politics, government and community events. We’re looking for a motivated, curious individual with solid writing skills and great curiosity.

You’ll learn what it takes to find and report and write the stories that inform the public about their community and the people who live there. You’ll report on everything from municipal meetings, to news features to profiles on the good things people are doing through volunteerism or public service.

Our interns will also gain experience working with our video team, producing podcasts, taking photographs and gaining social media and digital skills. You’ll do it all in an office located on the shore of Lake Michigan in Baileys Harbor on a peninsula whose natural beauty draws tens of thousands of visitors annually.

Responsibilities:
• Write articles about local news, entertainment, sports, events and people
• Assist in creating our daily e-newsletter using content created by Pulse editorial staff
• Assist in producing video and with on- and off-camera interviews
• Minimum of 40 hours per week

Qualifications:
• Prior experience with a college newspaper, magazine or journal is prefered but is not necessary for a motivated candidate
• The ability to find, research and execute interesting storylines under the pressure of deadlines
• A firm grasp of spelling, grammar, structure and style
• Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
• A positive attitude, punctuality and willingness to learn
• Understand the working principles of Mac computers, Google Drive

Dates: The News Internship is available from mid-May through August, although we will consider extending the internship for a motivated candidate.

Compensation: Starts at $12.50 per hour

All interested candidates should send a cover letter, three writing samples and résumé to the Peninsula Pulse via email jobs@ppulse.com.

Application Deadline – February 1, 2022.