Intern Reporter

Intern Reporter at Tacoma News Inc

$ $14.69 an hour

News Intern: The News Tribune
Join us in the summer as a paid intern and gain practical education, professional experience and have a great time working alongside reporters and editors in our newsroom.
You will work on stories, be assigned a mentor, and talk about the ever-changing world of journalism with experts from our publisher to investigative journalists.

Our company: The News Tribune is one of 30 news organizations in the McClatchy Company.
We’re a Western Washington state news and information company, with our newspaper, website ( and other products on different delivery platforms.
We primarily serve Tacoma-Seattle and the South Puget Sound, covering breaking news, weather, sports and entertainment news. We are an award-winning organization with a reputation for accuracy, fairness, credibility and civic purpose. Our investigations bring about change. Our community involvement touches readers. Our news imperatives bring them information fast and truthfully.

The summer internship/core mission: Our goals are many. First is to educate and train aspiring journalists in the principles and rigors of their desired profession. Second is to bring new voices to our newsroom to give us fresh perspectives. Third is to put you to work – you will write stories (or photos or program out social plans or make videos). Fourth, this can be a try-out. We are surveying and assessing future journalists either to fill jobs or to recommend to our colleagues in other news organizations around the nation. Our interns have moved on to become reporters, editors and publishers.
The program/supervision/support: Our interns are vital and we value them. The program works this way:
  • Internships are 12 weeks, 37.5 hours per week, and interns earn $14.69 an hour. Schedule could include weekend hours. Internships start June 1, but this is generally flexible.
  • Interns learn how to cover local news, features, business and more.
  • Each intern, while being assigned to a department and responsive to its supervisors, also has a mentor.
  • Intern can work in multimedia as well, creating content and crafting social for digital platforms.

Please include a cover letter, resume and examples of your work. You may also include links to personal websites or your portfolio, if available. Send questions to Alexis Krell at [email protected]

Qualifications include:

  • The ability to write quickly, accurately and well;
  • Solid news judgment;
  • Driven, with an instinctive grasp of what will engage your audience;
  • A deep grasp of what drives interest on Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms;
  • A strong entrepreneurial spirit, good curiosity and high energy;
  • A collaborative style that works comfortably across teams spread throughout the office and company.
  • A familiarity with entry-level video editing platforms is preferred.

Published 2021-10-26

Tacoma News Inc looks for a Intern Reporter in Tacoma, WA 98405 location.

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