Monday, January 12, 2009

Paid internships @ Hawaii newspapers and TV stations

Paid summer internships are available at various Hawaii newspapers and TV stations.

The following publications are offering full-time SPJ internships, which will consist of at least 10 40-hour weeks, earning a minimum $3,250: Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Honolulu Advertiser, Maui News, Pacific Business News, Hawaii Business magazine, Honolulu magazine and Trade Publishing Co.

The following part-time SPJ internships at local TV news stations will earn $1,750 and are eight weeks long, 27 hours a week: KGMB Channel 9, KHON Channel 2, KHNL Channel 8, KITV Channel 4.

Applicants must have completed their sophomore year of college by this June. Recent college graduates are also eligible. Hawaii residents enrolled in a college or university are given preference, as well as students enrolled in a Hawaii college or university.

To apply, submit an application form (available at, a letter of introduction, work samples and a copy of a college transcript. Applications must be postmarked by February 17 and mailed to Internship Committee, SPJ-Hawaii Chapter, 1314 S. King St. No. 718, Honolulu, HI 96814.

For more info, contact SPJ-Hawaii Internship Chairman Craig DeSilva at 282-1038 or cdesilva[at]

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Thursday, November 13, 2008

Agence France-Presse seeks U.S. stringers

Agence France-Presse, a worldwide news wire service, seeks stringers in San Francisco and Hawaii.

"We’re looking for motivated reporters who can work quickly, write cleanly and get to the heart of the story," the ad says. "You have to be a versatile all-rounder who is comfortable covering everything from plane crashes or natural disasters to news features that would be of interest to an international audience."

Send a resume and five clips to West Coast Bureau Chief Rob Woollard at

Agence France-Presse is the world's oldest newswire with journalists in 165 countries. The news service publishes stories worldwide in English, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Arabic, Russia, Japanese and Chinese. Its stories and photos reach millions of people every day through tens of thousands of newspaper, radio, and television and magazine clients.

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Monday, October 13, 2008

Hawaii newspaper seeks reporter

The Kauai Garden Island News, a newspaper that covers Hawaii's island of Kauai, seeks a business reporter to write articles and take photographs. The full-time position includes a great benefits package.

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