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Jan. 13, 2022

Star looking for 2 feature desk apprentices

The Arizona Daily Star apprenticeship class (JOUR 405/505) has two reporter openings for the spring semester on the features desk. The class is an excellent way to get published clips and help land a job after graduation.

Send an email of interest, your résumé and three of your best published works by Monday to instructors Jeannine Relly ( and Curt Prendergast (

The three-unit class runs the full semester and meets Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in Marshall 340 (for now). Undergrad students must have taken JOUR 306 (advanced reporting) and 208 (Law of the Press); grad students must have completed JOUR 506 (introductory and advanced reporting).

Arizona Daily Wildcat has 3 editor openings

The Arizona Daily Wildcat needs editors this spring semester.
  • Apply and check out requirements for Social Media Editor and Multimedia EditorHERE
  • Journalism students who have taken JOUR 205 (Intro to Reporting) are preferred candidates to apply for Assistant Arts & Life Editor. Email Editor-in-Chief JT Thorpe at to apply.
The Wildcat newsroom is located on the third floor of the University Services Building (888 N. Euclid Ave.; behind CVS). 

KOLD-TV offers spring paid internship

KOLD News 13, the CBS affiliate in Tucson, is searching for a paid newsroom intern for the spring to learn all aspects of broadcast, including reporting, producing, marketing and digital. You must be available 20 hours/week. Apply here. Email Jenelle Shriner, news director, with questions.

Bloomberg Business Journalism Diversity Program

The summer program welcomes students who are interested in learning about business journalism through a partnership with the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media and the Graduate School of Journalism at UC, Berkeley.

Learn how journalists report effectively on the economy, companies, financial and commodity markets, government and labor where wealth and power converge. 

The program will be conducted May 15-21 in New York City. All costs to participants will be covered, including travel to New York City, lodging and meals during the program. Deadline: 1/27 Apply

Enjoy your weekend, and see lots of NEW listings below and contest deadlines for the Hearst and SPJ contests. 

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


• NPR: NEW Summer paid internships in almost every division of the organization — from NPR news and music, to communications and engineering. Deadline: FRIDAY, 1/14 Info 
• Bloomberg London: NEW Summer paid internship in London, telling stories in a variety of forms. Deadline: FRIDAY, 1/14 Apply
• Yahoo Sports: NEW Summer paid internship (Los Angeles), reporting and telling stories through a variety of mediums. Deadline: 1/17 Apply
• CNN en Español: NEW Summer paid editorial intern (in Miami or Atlanta) to help create multi-platform content geared toward Spanish-speaking audiences around the world. Deadline: 1/28. Apply
• CNN Plus: NEW Summer paid editorial intern (in NYC) to help create longform content. Deadline: 1/28. Apply 
• CNN Sports: NEW Summer paid editorial intern (in Atlanta) to assist in sports newsgathering and production for all CNN Platforms: TV & digital. Deadline: 1/28. Apply
• NAHJ-NBC News: NEW Summer Fellows Program (paid) in NYC and N.J. for NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC. Must be NAHJ member. Deadline: 2/4. Apply 
• ESPN International: Summer paid production assistant role within the ESPN Next International & Deportes Pod. Deadline: 2/4. Apply 
• Las Vegas Review-Journal: NEW Spring and summer paid internships in features, metro and business. Deadlines: 1/31 (spring) and 3/1 (summer). Apply
Evansville (Indiana) Courier & Press: NEW Summer paid internships in breaking news, enterprise reporting and general assignment. Apply 
Thomson Reuters: Summer 2022 journalism intern. Info
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.

Internship/Job sites

Click HERE for more internship info and HERE for recent job listings.
• Hearst Awards: The program, with up to $700,000 in awards, is open to mainly undergraduates. Upcoming deadlines: sports writing (1/18), audio news & features (1/18), innovative storytelling (1/25), picture story series (2/1), profile writing (2/15), TV-news (2/15), digital news or enterprise (3/1), investigative reporting (3/15), digital news or enterprise/team (4/12)Guidelines and Info. Email Mike Chesnick to enter.
SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards: Society of Professional Journalists honors the best in student journalism in various categories, including reporting, writing, visual, audio, television, websites. Deadline: 1/24. Info and 2020 regional winners. Email Mike Chesnick to enter.

• Penguin Random House: NEW Spring editorial internship, remote and paid, 3/21 to 5/13. Deadline: TODAY 1/13! Apply 
Courthouse News Service: NEW Seeking a full-time reporter in Phoenix to cover law and politics. Email Jamie Ross, SW bureau chief, resume, clips and cover letter at
• Princeton Science Writing: NEW Summer paid internship (in N.J., but remote possible). Write news and feature articles, web content for non-technical audience. Apply 
• KOLD-TV: NEW The Tucson CBS affiliate is looking for recent graduates to fill two full-time positions: Morning News Producer and Producer/MMJ. Contact Jenelle Shriner, news director, if you're interested.
• Orato Writing Workshop: NEW Spring, summer and fall writer's workshop and internship program (remote), where juniors and seniors get paid to write first-person, internationally published stories for Orato website. Deadline: 1/17. Info and contact (Pamela Say).
• PR Bulldog: NEW Public relations internship, remote and paid. Deadline: 1/17. Apply 
• Red Ventures Education: NEW BestColleges freelance writer, remote and paid. Deadline: 1/17 Apply
• Little League International: NEW Summer paid internships in Williamsport, Pa., including media relations, social media, video production and graphic design. Deadline: 1/17. Info
• Ford: NEW Summer paid communications internship in Dearborn, Michigan. Deadline: 1/24 Apply
Late Show with Stephen Colbert: NEW Summer paid internship in NYC; learn the production process of an hour-long late night variety show. Deadline: 1/31  Apply
• Warner Music U: NEW Campus correspondent, with passion for music and creating online content, paid and remote. Deadline: 1/31 Info
• Ketchum PR: NEW Summer paid internship/fellowships. Deadline: 1/20. Apply
Baseball Hall of Fame: Summer 2022 paid internships in social media, communications, etc. Deadline 1/31. Apply
• Internship Nepal: Photojournalism internship for 2 to 20 weeks in Nepal. Apply throughout the year. Info
• 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 medical stories for its newsletter, e-Sombrero. Unpaid, but students can get clips. Contact Ann Chihak Poff.
Prism: The BIPOC-led non-profit news outlet is building a list of paid freelancers (remote). Contact Carolyn Copeland, news editor.

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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