Intern - News - Local News

Lee Enterprises Inc   Fredericksburg, VA   Full-time     Writing / Editing
Posted on May 2, 2024
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The Free Lance-Star in Fredericksburg, Virginia, is seeking motivated student journalists for a 10-week paid summer internship.

We're seeking news and sports reporters to work alongside professional journalists with decades of experience who will provide guidance, direction and support.

Candidates should be self-starters capable of producing engaging news or sports stories, photos and videos. We want innovative multitaskers who can juggle multiple assignments on daily deadlines.

Previous work at a college news outlet is preferred. Interns should have their own transportation for assignments and must be available to work a flexible schedule, including some nights and weekends.

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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 major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 73 markets in 26 states. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have an average daily circulation of 1.0 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 33 million digital unique visitors.

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

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.