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Social Media Internship

The Deseret News Social Media 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 closely with that individual on a day-to-day basis.

The duration of this internship is expected to be around 4 months, starting in January 2020.

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

Duties may include:

  • Create and implement social media campaigns
  • Monitor analytics to identify trends and opportunities
  • Assist with social media content creation
  • Research trends and provide competitive analysis

You are the right fit if you have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in communications, business, marketing or graphic design (or working on it)
  • A passion for news and online journalism
  • The ability to adapt to ever-changing practices to stay ahead in a competitive market

Additional skills:

  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Strong data analysis and web analytics
  • Graphic design or video editing (highly desired)
  • Practical experience on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and more
  • International writing and speaking (Spanish and Portuguese preferred)

You will join an energetic group of colleagues who enjoy a bustling newsroom atmosphere. Our team members don’t take themselves too seriously, but we are serious about working together as digital innovators.


DeseretNews.com internships pay $10.00 per hour.

Digital News Internship

If you are an up-and-coming digital news innovator, Deseret News wants you to join our internship program.

Deseret News internships are paid ($10/hour) and last approximately four months (one semester) in duration. Full-time (40 hours per week) and part-time (16-24 hours per week) internships are available with Deseret News with some flexibility to work with class schedules. Internships for winter semester typically start in January and end in April (in conjunction with school semesters). 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.

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

You are the right fit if you have:

  • Excellent writing skills
  • Video editing experience
  • A passion for news and online journalism
  • An active social media presence
  • An affinity for our mission and values of Deseret Management Companies http://www.deseretmanagement.com/our-mission/.


DeseretNews.com internships pay $10.00 per hour.

Now What?

Fill out our online application and attach at least 2-3 writing samples.


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