DecodeDC seeking Interns
The E.W. Scripps Company’s Washington Bureau is looking for interns to work with our multimedia news professionals. We need ambitious, curious, high energy, talented emerging journalists to support our national investigative team and DecodeDC/podcast team.
Investigative Team - Investigative journalism is at the core of the Scripps National Bureau. We are looking for emerging reporters and producers capable of working with a team on deep dive projects as well as shorter term stories. Research, interviewing, data, visual story telling are all skills that will help support our team -- which produces investigative stories for broadcast and digital outlets. Teamwork and a desire to collaborate with others in the bureau are essential. You would be working with a top notch investigative editor, executive producer and reporters. And you’d be working for a company that has the spine to stand up to Warren Buffet, Ford and the FBI -- and believes investigative reporting is core to its mission.
DecodeDC/Podcast Team - DecodeDC is weekly podcast and website for reliable, honest and highly entertaining insight and explanation about politics and government. This team is also developing new podcasts as part of Scripps expansion into audio. If you are experienced in audio production, delight in storytelling and narrative journalism, are a creative and smart user of social media, enjoy showcasing stories in the digital space, have a passion for ideas, politics and governance and embrace the opportunity to have some fun while keeping journalism at the highest level, this is the place to be.
-Story Research -- Work with reporters/producers in research efforts for stories to include article research, searching court documents, reviewing/updating data sources, etc.
-Broadcast Video Support -- Assist reporters/producers in preparation for shoots and post interview support.
-Social Media Support -- Assist the team with utilizing social media as a news gathering tool and help spearhead social media outreach.
-Podcast Production -- Research, writing, logging tape, booking interviews, pulling cuts and finding audio.
LENGTH OF INTERNSHIP:
Fall: 10 weeks (Sept -- December)**
Winter Spring: 10 weeks (January-April**
Summer: 10 weeks (June-August)**
**All internships are 30-40 hours per week during core business hours.
COMPENSATION: All interns are paid the prevailing wage for Washington, D.C.
LODGING: None provided
Fall Internship: August 1
Winter Internship: November 15
Summer Internship: April 15