News Intern

Lee Enterprises Inc   Lincoln, NE   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on September 15, 2022
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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 2023 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).
Lee Enterprises is a leader in publications providing news, information and advertising via 77 markets in 26 states. Our national digital media and advertising platforms are the fastest growing in the industry with over 44 million unique visitors monthly. We are traded on NASDAQ under the symbol LEE.

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:

Lee Enterprises is an equal opportunity employer and we participate in E-Verify. We value diversity. Candidates must pass a 4-panel drug screen, motor vehicle record check, and a background check.