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Roanoke Times seeks interns -- Deadline Dec. 1!

The Roanoke Times offers a collegial newsroom that has become a national leader in integrating online reporting and print journalism. Every intern reports to a senior editor who assigns and edits stories, approves publication and provides advice and guidance during the summer. Interns will receive training throughout their internship.

Descriptions and expectations of the specific internships are below. Apply online. Deadline for applications is December 1. For more information, email Please do not call or email specific editors.

Types of internships

  • Reporting Intern
  • Photography Intern
  • Copy Editing Intern
  • Digital News Intern
  • Design Intern
  • Social Media Intern

The basics

  • Internships are paid.
  • Internships run for 10 weeks, from late May to August.
  • Current students and recent graduates are eligible. Preference is given to students who have had previous internships and/or have worked for campus publications.

How to apply

Fill out the official application online. At, search “internships” to get started. 
Then send a resume, cover letter, three samples of your work and three references to:

Michael Stowe
Managing Editor
The Roanoke Times 
201 Campbell Avenue S.W., 
Roanoke, Va. 24010-2491

For more information, email