Growth/Audience Intern

News Kansas City, MO


The Kansas City Star is looking for a Growth/Audience intern for the summer of 2021 to work on the daily news/social engagement front. This person will work with editors and reporters and use many tools to connect with our audience, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, newsletters and alerts. Candidates should be college juniors, seniors or recent graduates. The intern will work 40 hours a week (including occasional nights and weekends) covering breaking news and other stories that resonate on social media. The internship runs 10 weeks, starting on or about June 1. Video and social media skills are a must. Past newsroom internship experience preferred.

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