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Winter copy editing internship at Des Moines Register

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by Mark Emmert, Nov 4, 2009.

  1. Mark Emmert

    Mark Emmert New Member

    The Des Moines Register is searching for an energetic college student
    looking for a career in sports journalism to bolster the staff at one of the
    most respected newspapers in the country. This is a 12-week position
    starting Jan. 4 on the sports department's nightside copy desk. Pay is $11
    per hour.

    It is the perfect training ground for a skilled young journalist who wants
    to get better at editing stories and writing headlines. Top applicants will
    exhibit exceptional word skills, a strong knowledge of sports, speed and
    accuracy on deadline, and familiarity with AP style. Design experience is a

    The Register straddles Big Ten and Big 12 country. The newspaper covers four
    Division I universities, triple-A baseball basketball and hockey teams, a
    burgeoning auto-racing scene, and prides itself on a sophisticated and
    in-depth approach to prep sports.

    The newspaper also is intent on building one of the best Web sites in
    America, and is looking for creative candidates that can help in that area.

    The Gannett-owned Register has a circulation of 130,000 daily and 230,000

    Send a cover letter, resume, references and 6-8 work samples to Mark Emmert,
    deputy sports editor, Des Moines Register, 715 Locust St., Des Moines 50309.
    Or e-mail those materials as attachments to memmert@dmreg.com. The deadline is Dec. 4.

    The Des Moines Register is committed to diversity and proud to be an equal
    opportunity employer.
  2. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    Just in time for the next batch of layoffs!
  3. I Should Coco

    I Should Coco Well-Known Member

    Wow. At one time, the daily circulation of "Iowa's Newspaper" was about a quarter-million, and I think it was still about 200K in the 1990s.

    RIP, Big Peach.

    And Fuck You, Gannett.
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