Newsroom Internship - Northwest Indiana

Lee Enterprises Inc   Munster, IN   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on January 25, 2024
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The Times of Northwest Indiana, a division of Lee Enterprisesis seeking a creative, motivated student journalist for a paid internship to help cover the growing, diverse communities around Northwest Indiana.

We want our interns 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.

Our interns will work alongside professional journalists, 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 in markets across the U.S.

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

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

Apply online at www.lee.net/careers . When applying, please include a cover letter, resume and 3-5 examples of published journalism work with your online application, including at least one multimedia example, such as video, podcast, interactive or photo work.

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 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 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.