Pulliam Journalism Fellow

Posted On: October 16, 2023


Media Organization: Indianapolis Star

Company Description

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally-focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer Prize-winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services.

Our current portfolio of media assets includes The USA TODAY NETWORK, which includes USA TODAY, and local media organizations in 43 states in the United States, and Newsquest, a wholly-owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom. We also own digital marketing services companies under the brand LocaliQ, which provide a cloud-based platform of products to enable small and medium-sized businesses to accomplish their marketing goals. In addition, our portfolio includes one of the largest media-owned events businesses in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.

Job Description

The Indianapolis Star and The Arizona Republic are seeking college students and new graduates with a talent for reporting, photojournalism, digital production or audio for an exciting and demanding journalism fellowship program.

Pulliam Journalism Fellows work alongside journalists and editors of the Indianapolis Star and Arizona Republic newsrooms gaining experience across a variety of beats across the photo, multimedia and visuals, metro, features and sports desks. Fellows are expected to report daily, breaking and enterprise stories and are encouraged to pitch their own stories. Daily tasks include, but are not limited to:
— Coordinating and conducting interviews, in person and virtual
— Transcribing audio of interviews
— Writing and editing copy using AP Style as guidance
— Arranging photo and video opportunities in collaboration with the visuals team
— Use of Gannett’s content management system and human resource management systems

Fellows are paid $720/week and are responsible for their own housing and transportation. Email Holly Hays (holly.hays@indystar.com) or Russell Pulliam (russell.pulliam@indystar.com) for more information about IndyStar and Stacy Sullivan (ssullivan@azcentral.com) for more information about The Arizona Republic.

To Apply

While applying, candidates may indicate a preference for IndyStar, based in Indianapolis, or the Republic, based in Phoenix. Internships generally span June to August, but the dates are flexible. Please submit all application materials by Nov. 3 at indystar.com/pjf.