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You will join an energetic group of digital innovators who care deeply about Utah, journalism and the 168-year legacy of the Deseret News. We don’t take ourselves too seriously, but we are serious about working together to grow our business.

Our Mission

The best part of working at the Deseret News — aside from having great colleagues — is to fulfill an inspiring mission: To be trusted sources of light and truth

influencing hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

Our Company

The Deseret News is the oldest news organization in Utah and the longest continuously operating company in the Beehive State. It is a subsidiary of the Deseret Management Corporation, whose other media companies include Deseret Digital Media, Deseret Book, Bonneville International and Boncom.

Church News/Deseret News Student Internship – Winter 2019

The Deseret News is currently looking for a talented student intern for a four-month position this winter beginning in January 2019. This Intern will write, edit, compile analytics and write social media posts for the Church News (an official publication of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints).

The pay rate is $10 an hour, and interns are expected to work up to 40 hours/week for the duration of the internship. A minimum of 12 weeks is expected, typically following the college semester.

Interns will work with their supervising editors to determine exact starting and ending dates, and weekly work schedules. If time off during the semester is needed, that must be coordinated well in advance with the supervising editor.

Internship requirements:

  • College sophomore or higher
  • B grade-point average or higher
  • Complete an exercise that includes a copy-editing test, current events quiz and writing exam (this exercise will be given at the time of the interview or emailed to you ahead of time)
  • Have a car to travel to assignments, and a have a phone number where you can be contacted during the internship

To apply for an internship:

  • Complete the online application
  • Attach a resume AND a cover letter
  • Attach copies or links to writing samples of published work. You may attach as many documents as you’d like. (Up to 5 MB)

 

APPLY AT: https://deseretmanagement.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/DeseretNews/job/SLC-Triad-Center/Church-News-Deseret-News-Student-Internship—Winter-2019_R1223

Deseret News Intern – Audience Engagement – Winter 2019

The Audience Engagement Intern is primarily responsible for working in tandem with the Audience Engagement Specialist to develop strategies to grow our communities across multiple platforms (including web, social networks, and email) and executing those strategies, as well as developing and managing relationships with our best readers. He or she reports to the Audience Engagement Specialist and works very closely with that individual on a day-to-day basis. The anticipated duration of this internship is 4-5 months, starting in January 2019.

If you are an up-and-coming digital marketing innovator, DeseretNews.com wants you to join our internship program.

This internship will challenge you to:

  • Create and implement social media campaigns alongside the Audience Engagement Specialist
  • Monitor analytics to identify trends and opportunities
  • Create engaging social media content
  • Find and attract users who are engaged by our content
  • Create and send engaging email marketing campaigns
  • Contribute to a team that is gaining national attention for digital innovation

You are the right fit if you have:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with social media analytics, including Google Analytics and Facebook Insights
  • In-depth working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube
  • Experience with email marketing
  • A passion for news and online journalism
  • An active social media presence
  • An affinity for our mission

Pay

DeseretNews.com internships pay $10.00 per hour.

APPLY AT: https://deseretmanagement.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/DeseretNews/job/SLC-Triad-Center/Deseret-News-Intern—Audience-Engagement—Winter-2019_R1226

Deseret News Intern – Digital Content – Winter 2019

If you are an up-and-coming digital news innovator, the Deseret News digital team wants you to join our internship program. This is a paid intern position that will start in January 2019, with an anticipated duration of 4-5 months (following a college semester). Please attach 2-3 writing samples with your application.

This internship will challenge you to:

  • Write news content that informs and engrosses users and keeps them coming back
  • Develop skills in digital news gathering, attribution and writing
  • Find and attract users who are engaged by our content
  • Contribute to a team that is gaining national attention for digital innovation
  • Learn and understand the importance and use of analytics

You are the right fit if you have:

  • Excellent writing skills
  • The ability to adapt and learn new responsibilities
  • A passion for news and online journalism
  • An active social media presence
  • An affinity for our mission

Pay

DeseretNews.com internships pay $10.00 per hour.

APPLY AT: https://deseretmanagement.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/DeseretNews/job/SLC-Triad-Center/Deseret-News-Intern—Digital-Content—Winter-2019_R1235

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