The Island Packet is seeking a summer intern who can deliver exclusive reporting that informs and engages readers in the region. The intern will be expected to move fast when news breaks while producing deeper stories that make a difference in the lives of our readers by holding officials accountable and unearthing the impact of their actions.
The intern will have a demonstrated commitment to fairness and accuracy, in fact, and in tone, and a strong grounding in journalism ethics. The reporter must have demonstrated the desire and skills to build audience loyalty, engagement, and growth around compelling public service journalism.
Strong writing and reporting skills and excellent news judgment
Unwavering commitment to accurate, ethical journalism
Demonstrated ability to use social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter to reach audiences
Deadline: Friday, December 1, 2023