Virginian-Pilot 2018 Summer Internships

Posted On: October 11, 2017

Paid Journalism Internship

Media Organization: The Virginian-Pilot

Company Description

The Virginian-Pilot is the #1 source of news, information, entertainment and advertising in Southeast Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. Founded in 1865, The Pilot is a Pulitzer-prize-winning metro serving almost 300,000 readers daily and over 400,000 on Sunday.* Every day, we put news and information in the hands of our readers, empowering them to make their lives better as a 24/7, multi-platform media company. *Source: Scarborough 2014, R1

Job Description

The Virginian-Pilot, the largest newspaper in Virginia, is looking for summer internships for 2018. We offer several 12-week internships: reporting; copy editing; videography and photography; and web and social media.

Hampton Roads, in southeastern Virginia, has lots of stories to tell, and from Day 1 you’ll be going after them. Our coverage area includes five cities, miles of beaches, the country’s largest Navy base and more.

Interns are treated as regular newsroom staff members, learning on the job and helping produce Virginia's best news coverage.

To Apply

Apply on our website:

1. Submit a cover letter, resume and the names of three references.

2. Reporters should include PDF copies of eight to 10 published work samples. You may upload samples at the online portal. You may also add links to your application if you have online-only samples.

3. Photographer/videographers should upload their portfolio, including at least 20 samples of published photographs. Upload videos or send as public links in your application.

4. Feel free to upload any good work you’ve done, even if it doesn’t fit the “traditional mold.”