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Fall 2017: The Progress-Index - Multimedia Reporter Intern

Aug 23, 2017

Posted in: Internships & scholarships, Journalism internships

Description of Organization 
The Progress-Index, with 10,000 circulation daily and Sunday, is a seven-day a week morning newspaper. The newspaper has been in existence since 1865, but we are a growing multi-media company. Petersburg is a historic town with a growing, vibrant arts community. 
Intern Responsibilities We are looking for an aggressive self-starter who can find stories and tell them in a compelling way in print and online. Coverage would include breaking news and general assignments. As a multimedia reporter you can expect to cover news in a variety of formats, including the use of photos, video and social media. Must be able to handle multiple assignments, work effectively and productively under deadline pressure and a have a willingness to develop and grow as a journalist. Interns will also have an opportunity to work in multi-media with our growing online and social media presence.
Intern Qualifications Applicants should have strong, demonstrated writing and grammar skills and a solid grasp of AP style. Expericene with still photography, video and social media are crticial. Prior experience at college newspaper or freelance is helpful.
Other: fall, spring and summer semesters; unpaid
Who to Contact Brian Couturier, Managing Editor, The Progress-Index, 15 Franklin St., Petersburg VA 23803.
How To Contact By email and include resume, references and work samples.