Reporting Intern - Winter - Local News

Lee Enterprises Inc   La Crosse, WI   Full-time     Management
Posted on November 2, 2022
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Winter 2023 Journalism Internship

The River Valley Media Groupserving La Crosse, Winona and Chippewa Fallsis now hiring a creative, motivated student journalist for 10-week paid internship this winter.

We want our intern to walk away with a rewarding, real-world newsroom experience, a pile of great clips and the skills they need to develop into the next generation of journalists.

Qualified candidates should be inquisitive self-starters who are capable of producing compelling content for our digital and print platforms. Interns should feel empoweredto find and pitch great stories about our increasingly diverse communities. We want multitaskers who can juggle multiple assignments and embrace all facets of multimedia storytelling.

We will provide an atmosphere of collaboration and support.

For our winter internship, we are seeking candidates who will be innovative, prolific and deadline-driven.

The intern will work alongside professional journalists in our newsroom, who will provide guidance, direction and support. They'll also have access to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists who are part of the Lee Enterprises network of 77 news markets across the U.S.

Exceptional interns will be considered for full-time employment at the conclusion of the program.

Qualified applicants should be enrolled in college or be recent college graduates. They also should have either completed at least one previous internship in a media market, or comparable work for a college news outlet.

Intern should have their own transportation to assignments and must be available to work a flexible schedule, including some nights and weekends.

To apply, 1) complete the application at www.lacrossetribune.com/workhere and 2) submit the following items by November 18th: A cover letter; a resume detailing relevant journalism experience; and five examples of published journalism work. Email all documents to Bob Heisse, executive editor, at bob.heisse@lee.net.

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