Live chat today: How paid interns can be part of a newsroom’s success

In today’s career chat, we’ll talk with Jon Okerstrom, senior Internet director at The Quincy news company offers paid internships, or “Quinternships” in journalism, communication, broadcasting and related fields. Such programs stand out at a time when unpaid internships are becoming increasingly common.

At 3 p.m. ET, we’ll talk with Okerstrom about the internship program and about how paying and ultimately hiring interns can be part of a company’s success strategy.

Twitter users can ask questions ahead of time using the hashtag #poynterchats. You can revisit this page at any time to replay the chat after it has ended.

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