Intern - News - Local News

Lee Enterprises Inc   Lincoln, NE   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on November 8, 2023
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News Intern

Internships with the Journal Star are open to talented, web-savvy writers interested in working closely with the online desk and public safety reporters. In addition to covering breaking news and generating general assignment stories, interns assist reporters in covering news events for the web - live tweeting, shooting live video, writing quick, meaningful updates and searching for unique ways to present content online.

The Lincoln Journal Star has several newsroom intern openings for the 2024 spring, summer and fall semesters. Hours include weekends and evenings. We pay interns up to $15/hour.

Spring internships: begin the first week of January and end mid-May, part time (10-18 hours/week).

Summer internships: begin mid-May and end mid-August, full time (40 hours/week).

Fall internships: begin mid-August and end in December, part time (10-18 hours/week).

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 74 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 34 million digital unique visitors.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at .

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you have the aptitude we are looking for, apply at and search for Journal Star Intern or Lincoln Journal Star. Include a cover letter, resume and up to five work samples. Questions? Contact assistant city editor Alex Lantz: