News Intern

News State College, PA


The Centre Daily Times, part of McClatchy, is our community connector. We are passionate about our responsibility as Centre County's most relevant, essential and trustworthy information source through our various outlets: our digital products, newspaper, social media, video and more. We strive to be one of the best small news organizations in Pennsylvania.

We are actively looking for three summer 2021 interns -- one in news, one in sports and one for multimedia coverage. All should be curious, energetic, digitally savvy and unafraid to ask difficult questions of newsmakers.

The internships in news and sports reporting will involve a wide variety of breaking news, daily stories and mid- to longer-term enterprise coverage. The interns should be comfortable holding her or his own at news conferences, at emergency scenes, at government meetings and in source interviews. Regular access to a car for assignments is required.

The internship in multimedia reporting will involve photography and videography in close collaboration with our visuals editor. The intern should have some knowledge of DSLR cameras and video-editing software, along with regular access to a car for assignments. This position features frequent opportunities to shoot and edit both still images and video for sporting events, breaking news and features. A thoughtful eye, a firm grasp on journalism ethics and comfort with varying media platforms will be crucial for this fast-paced and diversified role.

All positions will involve routine collaboration with, and guidance from, newsroom leaders and reporters as the CDT continues to accelerate its digital emphasis.

Interested candidates should send a resume and a writing sample to editors Jessica McAllister and Lauren Muthler at [email protected] and [email protected] Candidates interested in the multimedia internship should include photo and video samples and copy visuals editor Abby Drey at [email protected]

Company name: Centre Daily Times

Status: Will take three for-credit (unpaid) interns for summer semester 2021; application deadline April 30

Address: 3400 E. College Ave, State College, PA 16801

Phone: 814-231-4617


Contact name: Jessica McAllister

Email: [email protected]

McClatchy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) for all applicants and employees. McClatchy considers all candidates without regard to basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, medical condition, family care status, pregnancy or physical disability (except where physical fitness is a valid occupational qualification), or any other basis protected by state and federal laws.