Journalism - Summer Internship OpportunitiesTelegraph Herald, Dubuque, IA
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The Telegraph Herald is a general interest daily newspaper published in Dubuque, Iowa 365 days a year. The TH's total weekly readersip is 104,000 in the Dubuque tri-state area of Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois. The TH specializes in local and regional news coverage, but offers a comprehensie of state, national and international news as well. Along with news, sports and commentary, the newspaper also features a full complement of retail and classified advertising.
The Telegraph Herald also publishes the monthly Tri-State Business Times.
Woodward Communications, Inc. (WCI) is a multimedia communications company employing nearly 600 people at 14 locations - servicing communities in Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois, and customers throughout the nation. With its corporate headquarters in Dubuque, Iowa, WCI is owned by the Woodward family and its employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan. The ESOP now owns approximately 62% of the company.
WCI traces its heritage back to the first newspaper in Iowa. The Dubuque Visitor, founded in 1836, evolved into the Telegraph Herald in 1901 and remains WCI's flagship publication serving over 30,000 households daily.
The Woodward family has been involved in the organization since 1898, representing four generations of leadership and participation. From its daily newspaper beginnings, the company has grown to include six operating divisions.
Full time benefits for our company include health/dental insurance effective the first of the month following the hire date. Vacation, paid sick days (3 of which can be used for family sick days), two personal floating holidays are available, as well as direct deposit and flexible spending accounts. Effective the first of the month after the date of hire we offer 401(k). WCI offers Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), long term disability and paid life insurance for employee owner, spouse and dependent children.
Flexible full time (30 or more hours per week) have many of the same benefits and part time (20-29 hours per week) have some of the same benefits.
This is not an all inclusive list, for more details you may contact the Human Resources Department at (563)588-5687 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The employee-owned Telegraph Herald is a daily newspaper in Dubuque, Iowa with a circulation of 29,000. Talented journalism students desired for summer internships in our newsroom. Be a part of the hard-working, aggressive newsroom aiming to produce the best newspaper in the state, both print and on-line.
Our interns get a real taste of the business. You won’t be fetching coffee or making copies – you will have a chance to play an active role in our news organization. And at the end of the summer, you will have an abundance of experience and a full collection of work to show future employers.
Internships typically start in May and run 10 to 12 weeks (and we make sure it’s always long enough for you to meet your college internship requirements, if there are any). The positions are 40 hours per week.
We’re located in a bustling city of 57,000 on the banks of the Mississippi River. Dubuque was named to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s list of 10 Great Places to Live for 2013. The city offers after-work opportunities ranging from a vibrant arts scene to a variety of nightlife options to an abundance of outdoor recreation possibilities. Want to know more about this beautiful tri-state area? Visit http://www.greaterdubuque.org/gddc
Primary responsibilities include writing news and feature stories, monitoring ongoing news and issues, using social media to keep the community informed and taking video from events. Qualified candidates must have excellent basic writing skills and the ability to find and gather information both words and images for the newspaper print edition and website. A valid driver’s license is required.
Copy Editor Internship:
Primary responsibilities include selecting, editing and designing page content for print product and online content. Meet page flow deadlines and coordinate edition content with editors. Qualified candidates must have familiarity with current events and history. Also, the ability to grasp and adapt to new technology. Evening and weekend hours applicable as well as other hours.