Intern Reporter

Intern Reporter at The Tribune

$ $14 an hour

News Intern: San Luis Obispo Tribune
Join us this summer as a paid intern and gain practical education and professional experience while having a great time working alongside reporters and editors in our newsroom.
You will work on stories, be assigned a mentor, and learn from experienced journalists about the ever-changing world of news.
Our company: The Tribune is one of 30 news organizations in the McClatchy Company. We’re a Central Coast news and information company, with our newspaper, website ( and other products on different delivery platforms.
We primarily serve San Luis Obispo County, covering important issues like government accountability, housing affordability, education, the coastal environment, major industries like tourism and wine, Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant and more. 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, create photos and videos and program out social plans. 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 and editors at major American publications like the Washington Post, the New York Times and the San Francisco Chronicle.
The program/supervision/support: Our interns are vital and we value them. The program works this way:
Internships are 10 weeks, 40 hours per week, and interns earn $14 an hour. Schedule could include weekend hours.
Interns learn how to cover local news, features and business – and more.
Each intern has an editor who oversees them, guides them and helps solve problems.
Interns can work in multimedia as well, creating content and crafting social promotion for digital platforms.
Send resume and clips to Editor Joe Tarica. Email and attachments, preferred. Include links to stories, personal websites, resume, portfolio, if available. Put in the subject field - “internship application.”

Qualifications include:
The ability to write quickly, accurately and well;
Solid news judgment;
An instinctive grasp of what will engage your audience;
A deep understanding 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 allows you to work comfortably across teams spread throughout the office and company.
A familiarity shooting photos and video, including the use of entry-level video editing software, is preferred.

Published 2021-10-22

The Tribune looks for a Intern Reporter in Remote location.

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