Summer News Intern-Twin Falls, ID

Lee Enterprises Inc   Twin Falls, ID   Full-time     Management
Posted on January 29, 2024
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Summer Internship-Twin Falls, ID

The Times-News of Twin Falls, a Lee Enterprises Inc., publication, is seeking applicants for a FT10-week news internship over the summer. The start date is flexible, and this position pays $15.00/HR.

Twin Falls is located in Southern Idaho's Magic Valley, a beautiful part of the nation. The population is about 56,000 and many outdoor opportunities are available such as hiking, cycling, watersports, BASE jumping from the Perrine Bridge, the eighth highest bridge in the US and which spans a canyon about 500 feet above the Snake River.

The successful candidate will get hands-on reporting experience covering a variety of beats. Past interns have covered breaking news, written features and researched in-depth enterprise stories.

Qualified candidates should be inquisitive self-starters who are capable of producing compelling content for our digital and print platforms. Interns should feel empowered to 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. Applicants who are enrolled in a bachelor's program in journalism or a recent graduate of a program will be preferred. A valid driver's license, proof of auto insurance, reliable transportation and the flexibility to work some night and weekends are required.

Why Join Us?

Our interns will work alongside professional journalists, who will provide guidance, direction and support with access to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists within the company.

Lee Enterprises is a major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 73 markets in 26 states. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have an average daily circulation of 1.0 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 33 million digital unique visitors.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We participate in Everify. We respect and celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 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 at https://lee.net/careers/ and search for Twin Falls. Please include a resume, three samples or links to your previous work.