News Intern - Centre Daily Times

News State College, PA


The Centre Daily Times in State College, Pennsylvania, is looking for a recent college graduate or current student passionate about local news to join us as a full-time paid intern reporter for summer 2023.

As a general assignment reporter, the ideal candidate should be comfortable and eager to tackle breaking news assignments and dig deeply into issues that affect Centre County residents. A big part of the job will be selecting stories that our audiences care about and working with editors and other journalists in the newsroom to reach those audiences.

Key duties include:

  • Finding, prioritizing and writing the most significant and interesting local news stories of the day, ahead of the competition
  • Obtaining public records and, when needed, filing public records requests expertly and efficiently
  • Shooting photos and videos as needed
  • Distributing work through social media platforms
  • Supplying SEO keywords, headlines and other strategies to boost the distribution of each story

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.