Academic Internship at

Are you a student in Sonoma County who is looking for an academic internship 2019-2020?  Then we might have something for you…

We are looking for a bilingual college student who would be interested in a paid academic internship, 2 – 3 days a week at La Prensa Sonoma, a division of Sonoma Media Investments. The main focus of the internship is on developing a strong understanding of what drives online traffic.  This position will work with the Digital Director in a modern newsroom environment and produce content for

 Job Requirements:

  • Previous experience working for a media organization
  • Strong writing skills
  • Experience in editing
  • Multi-media skills a plus
  • Photography and video experience a plus
  • College education focused on journalism or communication
  • WordPress experience
  • Social media experience: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat, etc.
  • Ability to read and write fluently in Spanish

Responsibilities Include:

  • Conduct online research for stories
  • Conduct interviews for stories
  • Create galleries with well written and sometimes humorous captions
  • Shoot and edit videos
  • Research and write stories for blog posts
  • Write and edit newsletters
  • Post social media updates

Sonoma Media Investments (SMI) is an independent, privately-owned multimedia company based in Santa Rosa. Each week, seven out of ten North Bay adults – more than 376,000 in total – engage with the many SMI publications and their corresponding websites, including: The Pulitzer Prize-winning Press Democrat (the flagship daily), The Sonoma Index-Tribune, Petaluma Argus-Courier, The North bay Business Journal, Sonoma Magazine and La Prensa Sonoma (the region’s premier Spanish-language newspaper and website).

Please visit to learn more about our organization, affiliated publications and our career opportunities.  Sonoma Media Investments is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background investigation and pre-employment drug testing.

Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to All submissions must indicate the title of the position for which you are applying for in the subject line.


Sonoma Media Investments Is An Equal Opportunity Employer