Internships

About the program

Internships are a great way for students to gain professional experience at a news media outlet, develop a portfolio and obtain the recommendations that are essential for them to be competitive in the job market.

The journalism internship program at the University of Cincinnati provides journalism majors and certificate students with unique internship opportunities. The program has partnerships with many professional and non-profit communities in the Cincinnati area and beyond.

Journalism majors and certificate students are required to complete one journalism internship for academic credit. After securing an internship, they enroll in JOUR-5050, the journalism internship class.Here is a sample of recent Journalism internships:

2021

  • Meghan Malas at the Cincinnati Business Courier
  • Quinlan Bentley at The Cincinnati Enquirer
  • Caleb Grubba at WXIX TV Cincinnati
  • Taylor Killens and Alula Nuguse at Streetvibe
  • Suhana Sinha and Maeve Hamlet at The Cincinnati Herald
  • Julia Hessler and Joseph Molski at The Game Haus, a web-based sports/esports media startup in Cincinnati

2020

  • Tawney Beans at the Akron Beacon Journal
  • Spencer Schulz at WXIX-TV Cincinnati
  • Liz Thuranira at the National Black Justice Coalition
  • Eileen Bond at Today‚Äôs Catholic magazine in Huntington, Ind.

2019

  • Mitchell Parton at the Cincinnati Business Courier
  • Anne Simendinger at Broadway World
  • Payton Marshall at WRTV-TV Indianapolis
  • Payton Marshall and Brandon Prendergast at WKRC-TV Cincinnati
  • Alex Frank at WLWT-TV Cincinnati
  • Gianna Vitali at WRGT-TV Dayton
  • Matt Huffmon at the Kentucky Speedway

2018

  • Abigail Dye at KNBC/NBCUniversal Los Angeles
  • Leah Pentecost at CS Magazine in Chicago
  • Olivia Taylor at Cincinnati Magazine & UC Magazine
  • Jacob Fisher at the Cincinnati Business Courier
  • Brianna Rice and David Gifreda at The Cincinnati Enquirer
  • Leyla Shokoohee at Cincinnati Public Radio

2017

  • Alberto Jones at WCPO-TV Cincinnati
  • Lilliana Dunningham at the Sante Fe Reporter, Sante Fe, New Mexico
  • Becky Jewell at Trixie Films in Brooklyn, New York
  • Ali Waychoff at the Jacksonville (Fla.) Magazine