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Sports intern (Lawrence, Kansas)

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 09:57 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Type: 
Part time
Opportunity: 
Internship
Details: 

This position works evenings and nights. Duties include coverage of games and events as directed by editors, staff sports desk phone to communicate with coaches and others, formatting scoreboard and other agate copy, providing technical assistance to sports staff on podcasting, video and other such tasks associated with KU sports and high school sports coverage. Potential openings include the fall and spring semesters. 
Contact: Matt Tait, sports editor, mtait@ljworld.com or 785.832.7227.

About our company: The Journal-World is the leading media company in Lawrence and Douglas County. We operate two websites — ljworld.com and KUsports.com — which each attract 20,000 or 30,000 unique users on average day. In addition, we publish a seven-day per week morning newspaper that reaches another 10,000 to 12,000 households, on average. We are a digital first newsroom that focus on getting accurate, important and interesting information to our users in the most timely manner possible. Interns have the opportunity to be involved in everything from hard news coverage to page design to coverage of University of Kansas sporting events. All internships are paid positions, and we believe in giving interns increasing amounts of responsibility as they have demonstrated their skills.