The St. Louis Post-Dispatch multimedia team is seeking a photo/video intern for our fall internship program. The candidate must be enthusiastic, creative and flexible with a sense of curiosity, adventure and humor who can produce quality photos and videos from assignments.
The ideal candidates will be able to handle all types of visual content mediums for deadline assignments. The candidate should be comfortable using various forms of social media to promote his or her work. This is a 12-week paid internship. Prior photo/video internships are a plus. A drone license is also a plus.
College credit is available. Applicant must be at least a junior in college, a recent college grad or currently in grad school to qualify. Chosen candidate must have dependable transportation and a smartphone during the internship. Work-related mileage will be reimbursed. Also must work a flexible work schedule including nights and weekends as needed.
+ Good visual storytelling skills using video, still photography, or a combination of both.
+ Capability to produce 1-2 minute news, feature and sports videos to accompany daily stories or as a standalone video.
+ Ability to execute deadline photo/video news reporting from the field.
+ Ability to write cleanly and create engaging captions, headlines and teases for videos and photos.
+ Great communication skills and ability to interact well with newsroom staffers and the public.
+ Comfortable with Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop and Photo Mechanic.
+ A brief cover letter and resume
+ College transcript upon request
+ A link(s) to your website or blog featuring your videos and photos.
+ Three references (including name, title and phone number of the person who supervised/trained you.)
Why Join Us?
Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.
Lee Enterprises is a major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 75 markets in 26 states. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have an average daily circulation of 1.0 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 34 million digital unique visitors.
Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at www.lee.net .
We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If
you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.
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Lee Enterprises Inc
St Louis, MO
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