Intern Sports Reporter - The Tribune

News San Luis Obispo, California


News Intern: San Luis Obispo Tribune
The Tribune is looking for a part-time intern to cover sports starting in the fall.
The opening is for 8 hours a week, primarily focusing on Friday and Saturday game coverage.
This internship lasts for nine months and starts in August 2022.
The Tribune is one of 30 news organizations in the McClatchy Company. We’re a Central Coast news and information company, with our newspaper, website ( and other products on different delivery platforms.
Tribune internships have several goals: You will write stories, create photos and videos, learn about SEO and program out social plans. You will be encouraged to work independently but will receive the guidance of experienced editors and fellow reporters. Internships can also serve as tryouts. We are surveying and assessing future journalists either to fill jobs or to recommend to our sister news organizations around the nation. Our interns have moved on to become reporters and editors at major American publications like the Washington Post, the New York Times and the San Francisco Chronicle.

Qualifications include:

The ability to write quickly, accurately and well;
The ability to monitor and mine various sources;
Solid news judgment;
An instinctive grasp of what will engage your audience;
An understanding of what drives interest on Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms;
A strong entrepreneurial spirit, good curiosity and high energy;
A collaborative style that allows you to work comfortably across teams spread throughout the office and company.
A familiarity shooting photos and video.

Brief description:

The Tribune in San Luis Obispo, California, is looking for a part-time sports reporting intern to work primarily on Fridays and Saturdays for nine months starting in August 2022. We are looking for an aspiring journalist who is eager to write stories, take photos and video, and learn about SEO and social promotion. The qualified candidate is a self-starter with lots of curiosity and high energy who tackles work with a collaborative mindset and an appreciation for working as a team toward common goals. 


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.