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Newsroom Assistant

Student will shadow reporters and photographers on assignment and in the newsroom.

Start and end dates: Late September through Late May; or Summer months

Location: One News Plaza, Buffalo 14240

Day(s) of the week the intern needs to be on site: 2 days per week, can be flexible

How many hours: 2-4 per day

Session(s) for internship? All sessions available Winter, Spring, Summer, and Autumn

Any age requirement? Junior or Senior

Any course prerequisites: No, but interest in journalism, communications, writing, and media a must

Specific skills, if any, required: Willingness to work, open to constructive criticism; flexibility, adaptability, confidence

Specific duties: To be determined, but a mix of observing others and some limited reporting, editing, and photography. Intern will also learn about the News’ content management system.

Any forms an intern needs to complete prior to working within organization?: Working papers

Number of interns accommodated per term: 1