Visuals Intern Summer 2022

Employer The San Francisco Chronicle
Location San Francisco, CA
Type Internship
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Posted on September 15, 2021


Visuals Intern Summer 2022: The San Francisco Chronicle is looking for a talented, energetic photojournalist to join our team for the summer. This paid 12-week internship typically goes from June to August but there is some flexibility to accommodate school schedules.

Responsibilities & Duties: Will be assigned to cover a variety of news, features, sports assignments, and visual essays. The intern is responsible for taking photographs, capturing video, initial photo editing, writing captions, and some reporting.

What do you need to be successful?

  • A strong online portfolio featuring still photography and video.
  • Preferred experience includes campus publication or previous internship, stringer, freelancer, or part-timer at a professional newspaper.
  • Ability to work effectively under deadline pressure.
  • Experience transmitting photos and videos remotely.
  • Excellent photographic skills, keen attention to detail, and strong news & ethical judgment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees in the workplace.
  • Must have a current driver’s license & will need own car or be willing to take public transportation
  • An ability to write accurate, concise, typo-free captions on daily deadline.
  • An interest in and enthusiasm for local & community storytelling


  • A cover letter and résumé with references are required with all applications.
  • This position will be scheduled 40 hours per week.
  • Weekend, evening, and holiday work may be required.

About us: The San Francisco Chronicle delivers the Bay Area’s best journalism and is recognized as the best large newspaper website in California. It is the Bay Area’s authoritative online news source, focused on San Francisco but inclusive of all California and Western news that reflects the unique Bay Area experience. We publish the stories that hit close to home for our readers every day.