Journalism, Media, and Publishing

Explore careers in journalism, media, and publishing by exploring the links below. Found a career you're interested in? Stop by our office or make an appointment via Handshake with a career advisor and begin networking to learn more.

Quicklinks: Job and Internship Resources | Student Organizations and Departmental ResourcesAlumni To Know 

Job and Internship Resources


  • CEI - Media Internships
  • CBS News - Internship program in various departments; deadlines October 31 and February 28
  • Journalism Jobs - Great resource - sort by type: magazine, digital, newspaper, tv/radio, trade publications, PR/Communications, nonprofit/government/academia, financial and diversity
  • L.A. Times - Summer reporting internship; deadline November 1!
  • Media Bistro
  • National Public Radio
  • PBS
  • Poynter - List of journalism internships & fellowships
  • AP Internship - 12 week journalism internship covering business/entertainment or global news
  • ABC News - Internship in network news

Writing, Editing, and Publishing

Student Organizations & Departmental Resources

  • inGeneral - inGeneral magazine primarily serves to educate the Washington and Lee and greater Lexington community through providing news and student interest pieces relevant to students, faculty, and Lexington residents, including but not limited to: individual profile stories; student movement stories; and Lexington business and organization stories.
  • Political Review - The Washington & Lee Political Review is a student-administered, student-centered academic journal with a clear emphasis on political science and political theory. The Review showcases exceptional undergraduate scholarship, and serves as an ambassador to the academic community at large.
  • The Stone - The Stone is an interdisciplinary academic journal containing work from the current students of Washington and Lee. The journal's presence and content provoke and answer the question, "What is the purpose of a liberal arts education?"
  • The Ring-tum Phi - It is the mission of The Ring-tum Phi to accurately, truthfully and thoroughly report news affecting the Washington and Lee community for students, faculty, parents and alumni.
  • Journalism Department Resources

Alumni To Know

One of the best ways to explore careers and find job opportunities is to network with professionals. Below are alumni who have experience in the field and have volunteered to be a resource to you. Not sure how to begin networking? Stop by our office to get started.

Bruce Potter '85

Bruce Potter graduated from Washington and Lee in 1985 with a journalism major. He worked as a reporter and editor for The Richmond News Leader and the Richmond Times-Dispatch for 14 years before moving into positions with the newspapers' parent company, Media General Inc. He is now chief operating officer and co-managing partner of Rappahannock Media LLC. The group publishes five local weekly newspapers in Northern Virginia, four community lifestyles magazines, and the region's largest news website,