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THREE-YEAR RESIDENCIES AT THE SEATTLE TIMESNote: The Times does not currently have any openings for three-year residencies. You are welcome to apply at any time for the resident program in reporting or photography. We will keep applications on file until there is a vacancy for which we can hire.
The Seattle Times three-year residency is designed for beginning journalists with some previous experience in a news organization. The program gives journalists a range of newsroom experiences, plus on-the-job training and development.
Both The Seattle Times and residents invest considerable time and effort. Each receives much in return. For The Seattle Times, there's reward in mentoring motivated beginners and adding their talents and energy to the newspaper. For participants, there's opportunity to explore career interests and develop high-quality professional skills.
Residents receive a development plan and regular feedback, and gain a variety of experiences.
The Seattle Times offers varied training opportunities. Residents are encouraged to attend newsroom brownbag training sessions on writing, editing and other journalistic skills. Mentors provide individual coaching.
Qualifications: Successful applicants must have graduated by the time the residency begins. Additional experience with a news organization is required. Applicants must have had successful internships at large, metropolitan dailies or other news organizations and/or a year or two experience at a professional news organization. Positions are filled as vacancies occur.
How to Apply
Reporting: Submit online a cover letter, resume, the names of three references familiar with your work and 5 - 10 samples of your reporting work. Applicants must have a car.
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