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USA TODAY Network Spring 2018 Newsroom Internship- Des Moines, IA
The Des Moines Register is seeking a top notch talent for our reporter internship. This internship is a part-time opportunity open immediately, with the possibility of continuing in summer and/or fall 2018.
In this role, you will:
• Report and write about general assignment topics in central Iowa, with a focus on public safety and trending news. • Produce photos and videos about general news topics. • Participate in the Register’s curation team efforts, identifying social media trends and bringing local context to the discussion.
• Candidates must be juniors, seniors or graduate journalism students attending a four-year college or university • Prior experience working for a college publication is required • Attention to detail • Strong organizational skills • Ability to multi-task • Valid driver's license with an acceptable motor vehicle record, proof of insurance and reliable transportation • Previous journalism-related internship preferred • Knowledge of Iowa and Spanish are a plus • Provide 5 (five) samples of work with your application
About Our Location: Des Moines is Iowa’s rapidly growing capital city, with a downtown in the midst of a building boom. There’s also a downtown sculpture garden and skating rink, Riverwalk and recreational trails that connect with others Central Iowa trails, and a blossoming urban neighborhood of lofts, shops and restaurants. Yet it remains a comfortably sized metro area with reasonable commutes.
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