Ohio Newspaper Association Summer PR Internship


Work in Columbus office of this trade association which represents Ohio’s newspapers, their affiliated websites and a growing number of digital local news outlets in Ohio. Duties include writing and assisting in production of newsletter (ONA Bulletin); miscellaneous flyers and mailings; meeting planning; research.



Work Period

10 weeks with start date negotiable after June 1.

Must have completed at least the sophomore year at an Ohio college or university with major or study concentration in journalism, communications, marketing, or advertising. Must demonstrate good oral and written communication skills. Computer experience required.


Please send resume, writing samples, and cover letter to Dennis Hetzel, Executive Director, Ohio Newspaper Association, 1335 Dublin Road, Suite 216-B, Columbus, Ohio 43215. E-mail: dhetzel@ohionews.org. No phone calls please.


Friday, April 1, 2016. Finalists will be contacted for interviews in April and May.

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PR Coordinator, Scripps Networks Interactive

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support team in developing, planning and executing PR campaigns for series, specials, promotions and events
  • Develop press materials to including, press releases, Talent bios and show descriptions
  • Write weekly “press hits” emails and media appearance notices
  • Assist in the daily monitoring of media stories and placements
  • Liaise with Talent agents, managers and personal publicists on press requests and media/industry appearances
  • Work in tandem with multiple internal departments on Talent-related initiatives
  • Manage asset requirements of PR agency partner (i.e. screeners, show clips, images/artwork, etc.) for program priorities and Talent appearances
  • Secure and manage New York-based PR interns
  • Assist in organizing meetings by booking conference rooms, ordering catering, etc.

Keys Skills/Qualifications

Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; Knowledge of the TV, Entertainment and Lifestyle industries a plus; Critical thinking and active listening a must; Strong organizational and time management skills; Attention to detail and accuracy; Capacity to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment; Must be able to work collaboratively with team members; Ability to work independently as well as in cross-functional groups; Keep others informed of workload, timeline, and resources needed to accomplish tasks

Education & Experience

  • BS/BA in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or other related field
  • 1-3 years professional work experience

Scripps Networks Interactive is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin and military membership or veteran status or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations during the application and/or hiring process for qualified job applicants with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation, please email recruiter@scrippsnetworks.com.

Scripps Networks Interactive will not sponsor applicants for immigrant or non-immigrant work visas. The successful candidate will be required to submit evidence of identity and employment authorization. More info here.

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On-Air Weather and News Personality

JOB DESCRIPTION: DO YOU HAVE A PASSION FOR WEATHER? If you do, I want to hear from you. Your Hometown Lima Stations has an opening for an on-air personality interested in working in both weather and news. Looking for a meteorologist who can give the weather during a live newscast. (more…)

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2016 NAHJ Nevada / Las Vegas Review-Journal Internship

It’s back — an incredible chance to live in one of the most exciting cities on earth while sharpening your journalism skills in a top-notch newsroom. Apply for the 2016 NAHJ Nevada / Las Vegas Review-Journal summer internship and gain priceless bilingual reporting experience.


– 10 paid work weeks.

– Professional experiences in two languages.

– A dedicated NAHJ mentor/coach

– Assistance finding housing.


The paid internship is a hands-on, crash course in news and feature reporting. Interns will go through a brief orientation before they’ll be expected to write regularly and deliver in-depth stories on deadline.

Interns will be assigned a mentor to provide advice and guidance during the summer. They’ll also find support from the diverse group of journalists in NAHJ Nevada.

Interns who excel may be considered for other opportunities, including full-time employment at the RJ.


– You have journalism experience.

– You’re a junior or senior in college, in graduate school, or have graduated either within the past six months.

– Preferably, you can speak and write in Spanish.

– You are an active member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. (To join, visit nahj.org. Annual fee is $25.)

To apply and for more information, go to: nahjnevada.blogspot.com or email nahjnevada@gmail.com.

Applications must be postmarked by Feb. 19, 2016. Winners will be notified by March 9, 2016.

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VICE / CENCOM Fellowship

VICE Media and the Center for Communication are launching a fellowship program, open to students across the country, that will place two journalism students from underrepresented communities at VICE in the Summer of 2016.

Participants in the program will intern at VICE for eight weeks during the summer and will also have opportunities to engage with other media organizations, arranged by the Center for Communication. The fellowship will cover travel, housing, and offer a $5,000 stipend for the fellows. (more…)

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Year-Long Paid Positions with Green Corps

Early Application Deadline: January 31st, 2016
Click here to request more information about Green Corps

Green Corps is looking for college graduates who are ready to take on the biggest environmental challenges of our day. At Green Corps, we believe there are actually plenty of solutions to these problems, but what’s lacking is political will on behalf of decision makers.  That’s why right now, what we really need is more Organizers – people who understand the power of public support and know how to mobilize it.


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U.S. Army Cadet Command summer internship opportunities

The U.S. Army Cadet Command at Fort Knox, KY has summer internship opportunities for journalism, photojournalism, social media, broadcasting and marketing students.  We are looking for 30 motivated students to cover ROTC Cadet summer training at Fort Knox from May thru Aug. (more…)

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Apply for ProPublica’s Summer Data Institute. It’s Free!

ProPublica is proud to announce its first-ever Summer Data Institute, a free 10-day intensive workshop on how to use data, design and programming for journalism. The workshop will be from June 1st to June 15th in ProPublica’s New York offices. The deadline to apply is March 31st. Apply here.

Geared towards journalists and journalism students, this workshop will cover everything from finding and analyzing data, to using colors and typography for better storytelling, to scraping a website using code. By the end of the Institute, students will have created an interactive data project from beginning to end, with help and guidance from some of the best designer/developer/data journalists in the world. (more…)

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Summer internship with Center for Innovative Food Technology

The Center for Innovative Food Technology (CIFT), based in Toledo, Ohio, is a developer and provider of technical innovations and solutions for the food processing, agribusiness and agricultural sectors of the economy in our region, our state and beyond.  These innovations and solutions are developed in order to enhance the economic performance of the food processing and agricultural sectors.

The marketing and communications department at CIFT will hire one interested student for an internship during the summer 2016 (May through August) term.  The following areas will be some of the responsibilities: (more…)

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Cleveland.com accepting applications for paid summer internships

By Mary Kilpatrick, cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland.com will offer selective, 8-week paid college internships this summer in its news and sales and marketing departments.

News interns will write and edit stories, take photos and videos, and interact with readers on social media. They must have exceptional writing skills and familiarity with web-publishing tools. Each intern will report to an editor and have the chance to influence important issues in the community. (more…)

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