Community Impact Newspaper
  • Sugar Land, TX, USA
  • $8.50/40 hours a week
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

Community Impact Newspaper's internship program is an innovative experience for individuals interested in a career in community journalism. For 10 weeks, you'll have the opportunity to work with industry veterans and learn from experienced editors working on storytelling and data-heavy assignments to inform readers in their local communities through the collaboration of a passionate team.

This particular internship will operate out of our Sugar Land, Texas office.

You will learn from industry journalism pros, network and build out your resume ... all in sunny, beautiful Texas. This program will allow interns to experience what it's like in a professional newsroom shadowing reporters and editors, and taking on assignments and projects specific to the markets you'll be working within. Interns will finish the 10-week program with a well-rounded newsroom experience, which will include writing web stories, shadowing reporters at local government meetings, contributing stories to the print product, and writing for our highly-read Impacts and To-do List sections of the paper. You'll also have the opportunities to learn the intricacies of how other departments within the newspaper collaborate to make this a fantastic media company.

Community Impact Newspaper serves 55 communities in five major Texas metros (Austin, Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, Phoenix & Nashville). Hyperlocal journalism is what we do and we are PRINT-FIRST. You heard that right – our newspaper is a monthly publication that has delivers to 100 percent of homes and businesses in the communities we serve – over 2.3 million mailboxes! If that doesn't stand out, our brand of hyperlocal journalism is what our readers truly want. We know because we listen.

If you have experience working for a collegiate student publication or media outlet, and feel community journalism is your calling, this could be the opportunity that kick-starts your professional career!

The "community" in Community Impact Newspapers represents you. As an organization that reflects the people and businesses we serve, we hold diversity & inclusion principles to be extremely important to our mission and values. Employment decisions made at Community Impact Newspapers are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics; instead, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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