FT Temp Guild Photo Intern

Lee Enterprises Inc   St. Louis, MO   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on November 11, 2022
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The St. Louis Post-Dispatch multimedia team is looking for a 2022 Fall photo/video intern. The candidate must be enthusiastic, creative and flexible with a sense of curiosity, adventure and humor who can generate and execute timely video and photo assignments.

The ideal candidates will be able to handle all types of visual content mediums for deadline assignments while covering the St. Louis Metro area. This is a 12-week paid internship. Prior photo/video internships are a plus. Applicant must be at least a junior in college, a recent college grad or currently in grad school to qualify. Chosen candidate must have dependable transportation and a smartphone during the internship. The candidate should be comfortable using various forms of social media to promote his or her work. Work-related mileage will be reimbursed.

Also must work a flexible work schedule including nights and weekends as needed. College credit is available.

Mandatory:

+ Good visual storytelling skills using video, still photography or a combination of both.

+ Capability to produce 1-2 minute news, feature and sports videos to accompany daily stories or as a standalone video.

+ Ability to execute deadline photo/video news reporting from the field.

+ Ability to write error-free and engaging captions, headlines and teases for videos and photos.

+ Great communication skills and ability to interact well with newsroom staffers and the public.

+ Comfortable with Adobe Premiere, Adobe Photoshop and Photo Mechanic.

Plusses:

+ Licensed Part 107 Drone Pilot

+ Experience with Adobe After Effects

+ TCMS/BLOX content management

To apply:

+ A brief cover letter and resume

+ College transcript upon request

+ A link(s) to your website or blog featuring your videos and photos.

+ Three references (including name, title and phone number of the person who supervised/trained you.)

Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of high-quality local news, with 77 daily newspapers in 26 states that have print, digital and e-replica versions. Lee's newspapers have a combined circulation of more than 1.2 million daily. Our digital sites attract more than 44 million unique visits monthly. We also have a rapidly growing roster of digital products for consumers, and are committed to aggressive digital growth.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at www.lee.net .

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.