Summer News Reporting Intern

Lee Enterprises Inc   St. Louis, MO   Full-time     Management
Posted on November 2, 2022
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Summer News Reporting Intern

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is seeking a college student or new graduate who is relentlessly curious, willing to learn and eager to develop their journalism career for our 10-week, paid summer reporting internship.

This person will work alongside the Post-Dispatch's award-winning journalists as we cover our vibrant, diverse region of 2.8 million people. You will handle a range of local stories, including public safety, business and news features. You will cover breaking news and be encouraged to develop enterprise ideas.

We are looking for someone with fresh eyes for engaging stories, a track record of excellent work (school publications and websites included) and the willingness to be challenged in a supportive, fast-paced and digitally focused newsroom.

If this sounds like you, please attach a resume, six examples of your best work and a cover letter that tells us why you want to pursue journalism and the types of stories you're most passionate about.

Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of high-quality local news, with 77 daily newspapers in 26 states that have print, digital and e-replica versions. Lee's newspapers have a combined circulation of more than 1.2 million daily. Our digital sites attract more than 44 million unique visits monthly. We also have a rapidly growing roster of digital products for consumers, and are committed to aggressive digital growth.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at www.lee.net .

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.