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Dec. 10, 2021

Sinclair holds Producer Academy webinar!

Sinclair Broadcast Group is holding a free virtual “Producer Academy” webinar on Wednesday, Jan. 12 from 10 a.m. to noon (Tucson time) for students and recent grads interested in pursuing careers in newscast and digital news producing. TV news directors and producers from Sinclair news operations nationwide will be presenting on:

  • How producers can contribute creatively to the content gathering process.
  • The investigative approach to producing.
  • How to create unique stories on digital platforms.
  • What a producer’s first year in the newsroom may be like.
  • Tips on applying for newsroom jobs.

Students must RSVP here by Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. You also can register by emailing Emily Piereman Caddick at

Report for America accepting applications 

Report for America is looking to place more than 100 journalists in local newsrooms to report on under-covered issues and communities. Apply now if you're graduating in December 2021 or May 2022. Early deadline is Dec. 31; final deadline is Jan. 31, 2022. Contact Earl Johnson, director of admissions, for info sessions via Zoom every Thursday. RFA will schedule interviews with students this month and in January. Review this FAQ to help you prepare.

Newhouse Graduate Newspaper Fellowship for Minorities

Students from underrepresented groups interested in earning an advanced degree in journalism can consider the Newhouse Graduate Newspaper Fellowship for Minorities, which provides students with the opportunity to earn a tuition-free master’s degree in magazine, news and digital journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Two students per year are chosen for the competitive program, which combines 18 months of graduate study and a professional internship. In addition to a full-tuition scholarship, students receive a monthly stipend of $1,400, health insurance coverage and more than $3,000 in additional benefits. The application deadline is Jan. 15, 2022. Candidates must provide three letters of recommendation, a résumé and a personal statement. No GRE is required. For more information, contact the Newhouse Office of Graduate Programs at

Hearst contest deadlines

The Hearst Journalism Awards Program, founded in 1960 and with up to $700,000 in awards, is open to mainly undergraduates. Read more. Future deadlines: Sports writing (Jan. 18), audio news & features (Jan. 18), innovative storytelling (Jan. 25), picture story series (Feb. 1), profile writing (Feb. 15), TV news (Feb. 15), digital news or enterprise (March 1), investigative reporting (March 15) and digital news or enterprise/team (April 12). Contact me if you're interested in entering.

This likely will be the last internship listserv of the semester. Good luck with finals and happy holidays! And let me know if you've received an internship for spring or summer 2022 — and whether you want to get internship credit.

Mike Chesnick / Internship Coordinator / Marshall 343
Appointments, Monday-Thursday:

NASA: Interested in science journalism? Paid opportunities for spring and summer internships in journalism, social media and video news are available — and they're mostly remote. Separate spring and summer opportunities for native Spanish-speaking students also are available. The deadline has been extended to 12/15.
• Denver Post: Summer 2022 paid internships in city reporting, features and photo. Deadline 12/10. Apply
• Reuters: Summer 2022 paid reporting internships covering business, political and general news. Most in N.Y. and D.C. bureaus; others in Chicago, Houston and San Francisco. Deadline 12/31. Apply
• Las Vegas Review-Journal: Metro and business reporting paid internships for the winter/spring term and summer. Ideal candidates are on track to graduate in 2022, have completed at least one internship or written for the Daily Wildcat, and are fluent in Spanish. Send cover letter, resume and 3-5 work samples to Deputy Managing Editor Peter Johnson. Deadline 12/31 (summer). Info and internship landing page
• Las Vegas Review-Journal: Summer paid internships as digital content producer, photo internships, social media and video. Apply and internship landing page
CBS News: Summer 2022 paid internships in news/digital at multiple locations. Deadline 12/31. Apply
CBS Sports: Summer 2022 paid internships in sports/digital at multiple locations. Deadline 12/31. Apply
• Austin American-Statesman: Summer 2022 paid full-time internships. Apply
• Austin American-Statesman: Summer 2022 paid part-time internships. Apply 
Baseball Hall of Fame: Summer 2022 paid internships in social media, communications, etc. Deadline 1/31/22. Apply
PolitiFact: Summer paid fact-checking internship in Washington, D.C., or St. Petersburg, Florida. Possibly remote. Deadline 12/15. Apply 
The Nation Fund for Independent Journalism: Summer-Fall 2022 paid reporting/writing internships (remote or in-person in New York). Deadline 4/1/22 (Summer-Fall). Apply and info
• Tucson Weekly and its family of community papers — including Explorer, Marana News, Foothills News and Desert Times — are looking for unpaid interns who can write features, profiles and news. Email Jim Nintzel, editor, to apply.
Herald/Review in Sierra Vista: Interns needed for any semester. Paid and unpaid/school credit positions. Send résumé, cover letter and writing clips to Andrew Paxton.
Thomson Reuters: Summer 2022 journalism intern. Info

Internship/Job sites

Click HERE for more info and sites.

• Internship Nepal: NEW Photojournalism internship for 2 to 20 weeks in Nepal. Apply throughout the year. Info
KGUN TV: The local ABC affiliate owned by EW Scripps has full-time job openings for a real-time editor, a digital content producer and a real-time editor/associate producer. Questions: Email Martha Serda.
Fox 10 TV Phoenix: The station is looking for at least two associate producers and at least two content creators. Email Diana Crawford Cody if you're interested.
FAPSE Journalism Program: A funded Summer 2022 fellowship program in contemporary professional ethics and ethical leadership examining the role of German and international journalists in enabling Nazi policies. Deadline 1/2/22 Apply 
• Nogales International: The paper has full-time job openings for a reporter. To apply, email Jonathan Clark, managing editor, with resume, three clips and cover letter.
• Eastern Arizona Courier and The Copper Era: The Safford, Arizona, newspapers are looking for a full-time reporter. Send resume, five clips and cover letter to Kim Smith, managing editor.
Arizona Center for Judaic Studies: Falbaum Fellow student outreach assistant. Will help in planning, executing, and staffing outreach events. 10-15 hours a week; pays $15/hour. Email Martha Castleberry to apply.
• UA Communications: Write, edit and manage content in this student paid position, 10 hours a week. Apply in Handshake. Email Pila Martinez for more info.
• Pima County Medical Society: The society is looking for freelance stories for its newsletter, e-Sombrero. Unpaid, but students can get clips. Topics could be about anything medically related. Contact alumna Ann Chihak Poff.
Prism: The BIPOC-led non-profit news outlet is building a list of paid freelancers (remote). The site focuses on people, places and issues underreported by national media. Contact Carolyn Copeland, news editor, to apply.

Career advice from UA J-school grads Jordan Williams (The Hill), Mike Christy (UA Athletics), Nicole Santa Cruz (ProPublica), Jasmine Demers (Kentucky reporter) and Saul Bookman (PHNX). Video
Digital Training for Journalists, Students and Researchers: Our Center for Global & Border Journalism  collaborated on a digital security webinar. Watch
Ida B. Wells Society Workshops: Sign up for free to be a member and view videos, including What You Can Find in Public Records and How to Use It or How to Make it in Freelance Journalism or Journalism Internship Tips That Every Student Needs.
Also: Poynter's audience engagement tips; The Lead's info about internships/portfolios; social media and résumé tips.

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