News interns for newsday.com have a passion for hyperlocal, community-driven reporting and telling stories about Long Islanders that won’t be found elsewhere. This position includes covering community events, such as high school homecomings and proms, as well as writing feature stories about Long Islanders with an eye toward diversity and underserved audiences.
They’ll also help us to create and update photo lists and help with longer-term online multimedia projects.
The ideal candidates are hard-working, meticulous and self-motivated team players. They’ll have an ability to engage with the community and find unique local angles for stories. We’re looking for people with strong reporting and writing skills who can work in a newsroom environment under deadline. Photography and video production skills are desired.
Interns work out of Newsday's Melville office, or in the field. A familiarity with Long Island is preferred. HS Diploma or GED required.
Newsday Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.
Location/Region: Melville, NY (11747)