Paid summer internship opportunity at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Includes lots of opportunity to cover all the arts and entertainment fun that happens during a Milwaukee summer.
Summer Interactive Entertainment Intern
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel features department is seeking an intern to work as an online entertainment/features producer and reporter. In this role, the intern will work closely with the Interactive Entertainment Producer and the features department team in the daily production and development of Tap Milwaukee, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s entertainment website; Fresh, its lifestyle website; and Best of Brew City, a mobile entertainment app. Job responsibilities may include: posting stories online and creating complementary content; creating photo and multimedia packages; recording and editing audio and video packages; building and maintaining special sections; managing social media accounts; working with reporters and editors on enhancing stories for the Web; promoting reader participation; reporting and writing stories for print or online, and more.
The ideal candidate must have a passion for entertainment news, pop culture and interactive media. This person should have a thorough understanding of good journalism and how to produce it online. Strong organizational, communication and collaborative abilities are important. The candidate should also possess knowledge of and comfort with computers and web tools and programs, including content management systems, social media, Photoshop, HTML, video and audio editing tools. The internship is 12 weeks.
Contact Jill Williams, Deputy Managing Editor/Features, Entertainment & New Products
Applications are due April 1 and should include cover letter, clips – print or video and references.