Voice of San Diego is a pioneer in the not-for–profit news industry. Dedicated to providing ground-breaking investigative journalism for the San Diego region, our goal is to increase civic participation by giving residents the knowledge and in-depth analysis necessary to become advocates for good government and social progress.
We are a team of engaged, creative and curious people who are passionate about journalism and its power to highlight local issues and bring pressure on leaders to address those problems.
Under the direction of the Associate Editor, the intern will have the opportunity to work alongside Voice of San Diego reporters and help develop impactful stories. Our intern will obtain a better understanding of local politics and compelling investigative storytelling that serves the San Diego community. In addition to helping reporters with projects, the intern is expected to pursue her or his own stories and pitch ideas to the editorial team. She/he/they will learn to gather and analyze facts through interviews, investigations or observations about current events and/or topics, and write stories in an objective and accurate manner, describing the events, background, meaning, and effects.
This is a paid internship. Intern is expected to work a minimum of 16 hours and maximum of 20 hours per week. Position is available September 15 through December 31, 2020 (fall); dates are flexible.