Sonoma Media Investments

427 Mendocino Ave
Santa Rosa , CA

Academic Internship

Sonoma Media Investments
Santa Rosa, CA Internship
Posted on August 31, 2018

Are you a student in Sonoma County who is looking for an academic internship 2018? Then we might have something for you…

We are looking for a college student who would be interested in a paid academic internship, 2 – 3 days a week at the 2018 Pulitzer Prize winning Santa Rosa Press Democrat, a division of Sonoma Media Investments. The main focus of the internship is on developing a strong understanding of what drives online traffic. This position will work with the Digital Director in a modern newsroom environment and produce content for www.pressdemocrat.com, www.sonomamag.com, www.sonomanews.com and www.petaluma360.com.

 Job Requirements:

  • Previous experience working for a media organization
  • Strong writing skills
  • Experience in editing
  • Multi-media skills a plus
  • Photography and video experience a plus
  • College education focused on journalism or communication
  • WordPress experience
  • Social media experience: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat, etc.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Conduct online research for stories
  • Conduct interviews for stories
  • Create galleries with well written and sometimes humorous captions
  • Shoot and edit videos
  • Research and write stories for blog posts
  • Write and edit newsletters
  • Post social media updates

Sonoma Media Investments (SMI) is an independent, privately-owned multimedia company based in Santa Rosa. Each week, seven out of ten North Bay adults – more than 376,000 in total – engage with the many SMI publications and their corresponding websites, including: The Press Democrat (the flagship daily), The Sonoma Index-Tribune, Petaluma Argus-Courier, The North bay Business Journal, Sonoma Magazine and La Prensa Sonoma (the region’s premier Spanish-language newspaper and website).

Please visit www.sonomamediainvestments.com to learn more about our organization, affiliated publications and our career opportunities.  Sonoma Media Investments is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background investigation and pre-employment drug testing.

 

Sonoma Media Investments Is An Equal Opportunity Employer