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Publication or Company Deseret News
Job Title Intern - Enterprise Reporter for National Desk
Industry Newspapers
Salary Hourly
Benefits
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Salt Lake City, UT
Job Requirements Job Description: Enterprise Reporter Intern for National Desk

The Deseret News seeks talented writers to produce enterprise stories about social issues including family, faith, finance, education, media values and solutions to poverty. Successful candidates also will aggregate and analyze Internet content for our digital audiences on national and international issues.

Interns will write primarily for the National Sunday Edition of the Deseret News, a weekly publication with 60,000 subscribers, and the forthcoming Deseret News National Edition website. Internships are paid.

The Deseret News is part of a dynamic media company whose mission is to be a trusted voice of light and knowledge for a growing national audience focused on faith and family issues. TheProject for Excellence in Journalism recently reported on innovations at the Deseret News: http://www.journalism.org/analysis_report/deseret_news_changing_two_media_cultures



Job description

Produce one (1) strong, enterprising story each week

Produce four (4) web roundups of news coverage each week

Skills necessary

Writing that is thoughtful, enlightening, informative, rigorous, engaging and entertaining

Ability/willingness to develop stories beyond the routine. We are looking for someone who will ask more interesting questions, go beyond simple news releases and do thoughtful enterprise story development and research

Journalism and/or other professional training in critical/analytical thinking

Ability/willingness to work with professionals to cultivate a beat in a way that develops mutual trust and respect

Ability/willingness to develop national sources who can provide trusted insight and perspective

Ability/willingness to take regular feedback and editing from multiple editors

Ability to write on deadline and take breaking news assignments on short notice

Commitment to Deseret Media Companies mission and values

o http://deseretmanagement.com/mission-statement/

Contact

Please send a cover letter, resume and clips to Nathan Sorensen, nsorensen@deseretnews.com
About Our Company The Deseret News (www.deseretnews.com) is the first news organization and the longest continuously-operating business in the state of Utah. Owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Deseret News offers news, information, commentary, and analysis from an award-winning and experienced team of reporters, editors, columnists, and bloggers. Its mission is to be a leading news brand for faith and family oriented audiences in Utah and around the world.
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