The internship program
Philosophy: We give interns A1 opportunities and expect them to rise to the challenge. We believe anyone who is eager and hard-working can succeed.
When will I work?
Does it pay?
What do I need?
How do I apply?
Send applications to Lexington Herald-Leader, 100 Midland Avenue, Lexington, Ky., 40508.
For copy editing, address to: Brian Simms, news design director;
Contact the Herald-Leader newsroom:
Circulation: 110,000 daily; 150,000 Sundays
Coverage area: About 75 counties in Central and Eastern Kentucky
Newsroom: 90 reporters, editors, designers, photographers, etc.
Major coverage topics: Appalachian life, thoroughbred horse breeding and other agriculture, poverty, drug abuse, coal mining, health and medicine, education and universities, college basketball, state and local politics
Awards and honors: Three Pulitzers
Bureaus: Painstville (Eastern Kentucky), Somerset (South-Central Kentucky), Richmond (southeastern Kentucky/Lexington suburb), Georgetown (Northern Kentucky/Lexington suburbs), Nicholasville (southern Kentucky/Lexington suburbs), Frankfort (state capital)
The Lexington area
Universities: Asbury College, Eastern Kentucky University, Transylvania University, The University of Kentucky,Western Kentucky University
Big businesses: Lexmark, Toyota, University of Kentucky
Extracurriculars: The Daniel Boone National Forest Lexington Philharmonic, Red River Gorge, Keeneland Race Track, University of Kentucky sports