Oregonian 2021 Internship Application

Employer The Oregonian
Location Portland, OR
Type Internship
Apply by October 14, 2020
More details https://projects.oregonlive.com/internships/
Posted on September 8, 2020

Description

10-WEEK SUMMER INTERNSHIP
This 10-week summer internship for college students or recent college graduates will enable you to develop your multimedia journalism skills in a state-of-the-art digital newsroom based in Portland, Oregon. Interns are part of a newsgathering team whose work is showcased online at OregonLive.com and in print in The Oregonian. If you have the drive to break news, the willingness to engage readers and create communities around your coverage, and the entrepreneurial spirit to cover old-fashioned news in exciting new ways, then you can contribute to – and learn from – the award-winning news team at The Oregonian/OregonLive. Multilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

This paid internship starts in May or June and lasts 10 weeks. We will be reviewing applications immediately after the Oct. 14, 2020, application deadline. As part of your application, please include a cover letter in the designated space below addressed to Karly Imus, director of audience development. We require a personal essay.

THREE-MONTH CRIME AND PUBLIC SAFETY NEWS REPORTING FELLOWSHIP
This 3-month post-graduate internship will enable you to develop your multimedia journalism skills in a state-of-the-art digital newsroom based in Portland, Oregon. The 12-week post-graduate internship will enable you to develop your multimedia journalism skills in a state-of-the-art digital newsroom based in Portland, Oregon. The successful applicant will be part of a news gathering team whose work is showcased online at OregonLive.com and in print in The Oregonian. If you have the drive to break news, the willingness to engage readers and create communities around your coverage, and the entrepreneurial spirit to cover old-fashioned news in exciting new ways, then you can contribute to – and learn from – the award-winning news team at The Oregonian/OregonLive.

You can apply for the winter (January-March with start/end dates flexible) or fall (October-December with start/end dates flexible). Multilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We will be reviewing applications immediately after the Oct. 14, 2020, application deadline.

The Requirements:
• A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in journalism
• Experience in a collegiate or post-graduate newspaper or online newsroom, with proven reporting and writing ability
• The ability to work under deadline pressure and prioritize tasks appropriately
• Solid understanding of news writing, journalistic ethics and story structure
• Familiarity with SEO best practices
• Experience taking photos as well as recording audio and video, with the ability to edit
• An understanding of the methods and tools used to deliver content and the imperatives of multiple platforms, especially mobile
• Proven ability to utilize a broad set of tools to tell stories and engage the audience
• Experience using social media to source and promote content
• The ability and desire to stay abreast of industry advances and to proactively consider new methods of reaching audiences including engaging, interactive and optimized product offerings

Click here to read more and apply online.

Application Deadline—October 14, 2020.