Editorial Intern - Studio Gannett - Fall/Winter 2016

The Studio Gannett team is seeking an editorial intern for Fall/Winter 2016. This person will assist with the production of our lifestyle magazines and newspaper products.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to

  • Working with assignment editors and designers on researching and writing stories
  • Researching, writing, fact-checking and editing
  • Conducting interviews on various topics
  • Gathering product photos
  • Posting content to usatoday.com
  • Using social media tools like Twitter and Facebook to reach out to audiences
  • Mailing magazines to writers, photographers and story sources
  • Other duties as assigned by manager and assignment editors

Here’s what you need:

  • Relevant coursework and/or internship experience in journalism, English or related fields
  • 3-4 writing samples, preferably bylined articles
  • Great attention to detail, ability to multitask, excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a fast-pace, deadline-driven environment
  • 3.0 minimum overall GPA

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Basic understanding of publishing process and/or experience working in a newsroom or similar environment
  • Published clips; exceptional writing skills
  • Advanced skills using social media platforms

As an intern, you can expect:

  • Hands-on experience working across our diverse portfolio
  • Bylines in national media publications
  • Relevant work, professional development and educational opportunities
  • Appropriate work space and equipment
  • Networking opportunities with employees and other interns
  • Regular constructive feedback regarding your work and progress
  • To participate in brainstorming sessions
  • To attend weekly staff meetings

Internship type:

This is a part-time paid internship and we will work with you and your school to support academic credit, if applicable.


McLean, VA

About Studio Gannett

Studio Gannett creates content solutions across a broad media landscape that includes magazines and newspapers. We produce original content for USA TODAY’s brand, as well as weekly content solutions for internal and external client newspapers. Check out our work on Facebook: Studio Gannett

Our high-quality glossy magazines cover a range of special topics for USA TODAY. Lifestyle titles include Modern Woman, Best Years (50+), Hunt & Fish, Hispanic Living, Home and GoEscape (travel). We also create government-focused tabloid publications on topics such as Army Corps of Engineers and Year in Defense. Our publications can be found on newsstands across the country, and selected content appears online via usatoday.com.

Follow us on Twitter @usatodaymags

About Gannett

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a next-generation media company committed to strengthening communities across our network. Through trusted, compelling content and unmatched local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of more than 100 million people monthly. With more than 120 markets internationally, it is known for Pulitzer Prize-winning newsrooms, powerhouse brands such as USA TODAY and specialized media properties. To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com

Gannett employees are hired, promoted and rewarded on the basis of talent, performance and dedication. We cannot afford to deprive the company of capable people and will not allow harassment or discrimination based on race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, disability or veteran status.

Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer

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