3 year reporting resident

  • Intern

Job Description


The Seattle Times has an opening for a three-year reporting residency designed for beginning journalists with some professional experience. The program gives journalists a range of newsroom experiences, plus on-the-job training and development. We're looking for someone who's shown an ability to find and break news, write engaging feature and enterprise stories, and shown a passion for watchdog journalism. Strong digital and multimedia skills are a plus. Residents will receive a development plan and regular feedback, and be assigned a mentor.



Applicants must have graduated by the time the residency begins. Applicants must have had some successful internships at news organizations and/or a year or two professional experience at daily newspapers or other media organizations.

To apply, submit the following materials via this website, no later than March 2:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Names of three references familiar with your work
  • Five samples of your reporting work, preferably attached as Word or PDF files. You are welcome to use URLs to link to your clips. To do so, collect the URLs in a single Word document and upload it when prompted. 
  • Applicants must have a car.

Additional Information

The Seattle Times is a Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper, recognized as one of the best in the country. At The Seattle Times, your work matters. We are a family-owned-and-operated company, dedicated to the community we serve. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. The Times is a drug-free workplace and equal opportunity employer. Learn more about our company at seattletimescompany.com.