Two Ways to Build Experience

The Northside Chronicle has two internship areas for students, or enthusiasts, to contribute works to the newspaper for college credit and/or publishing experience. Traditional journalism internships and multi-media marketing internships are available.  To find out more about each, please follow the links below.

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Current and Past Interns

Mario Cosentino is a current NSC intern and a junior journalism major with a marketing minor at Messiah College. Predominantly a sports writer for The Swinging Bridge magazine, he also reports for the college’s student-run television station. He is interested in multimedia journalism and telling stories on many different platforms such as print, online, TV, and radio. When he’s not writing, he can be found running or hiking with friends.

Katia Faroun is a current NSC intern and a rising senior at Duquesne University, where she studies multiplatform journalism and Spanish. She has worked as an editor for The Duquesne Duke since her sophomore year and hopes to become a world-traveling photojournalist in the future. In her spare time, Katia enjoys reading, digital and film photography, taking care of her plants, and exploring the outdoors.

Emery Malachowski is a current NSC intern. They are originally from Lowell, Massachusetts, went to Juniata College in Huntingdon, PA, and were the editor-in-chief of the college newspaper The Juniatian and the literary magazine The Kvasir. They studied Literature of Power Dynamics in college, and are dedicated to the role of journalism in local communities. They love creative writing, poetry, and Gambian attaya tea.

Jazmine Ramsey is a current NSC intern. She recently graduated from Point Park University with an MFA degree. She also has a B.A. in mass media and creative writing from Carlow University. She is excited to write about art and community events for The Northside Chronicle and hopes to pursue a career in journalism. Journalism allows her to pursue her passion for writing, engaging with people, and learning new things about others. Her hobbies include reading a good book, theater, music, and cardio.

Janine Faust is a past NSC intern and a senior studying English writing at the University of Pittsburgh. She is the current editor-in-chief at the student newspaper, The Pitt News, and enjoys engaging with individuals and organizations making an impact at the community level. Along with her avid interest in community-based journalism, she enjoys reading historical fiction and biking.

Hallie Lauer is a past NSC intern and a senior journalism and political science dual major at Duquesne University. She hopes to pursue a career in either investigative reporting or election coverage after her graduation in May 2020. Her love of journalism comes from a long love affair with reading books, storytelling and meeting new people. When she’s not writing, she also enjoys watching the cooking channel, traveling and drinking coffee.

Haley McMonagle is a past NSC intern. Check out some of her work here.

Amanda Andrews is a past NSC intern and a rising sophomore studying Journalism at Point Park University. She writes for the Point Park student newspaper The Globe and is very excited to write about local politics, community members and events in the Northside this summer. Besides having a passionate interest in journalism and media, Amanda loves taking care of her two dogs at home and binge-watching shows on Netflix.

Zach Armstrong is a past NSC intern. He’s a senior at Virginia Commonwealth University majoring in Mass Communications and minoring in Political Science. To quote Hunter S. Thompson, he is pursuing a career in journalism because it “…uses the English language as both a musical instrument and a political weapon.” His hobbies include reading nonfiction books and playing guitar.

Amy George is a past NSC intern. She’s a rising junior at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in English Literature and minoring in American History. On the side, she studies Arabic and dabbles in Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Journalism is an area that allows her to simultaneously pursue her passions for writing, self-expression, and learning about others and their stories. She’s an avid people-watcher who loves yoga, music, art, reading, and spending time (reading) outdoors.

Alexander Oh is a past NSC intern and a rising senior at Carnegie Mellon University majoring in Professional Writing and minoring in International Relations and Politics. He’s spent three years in Pittsburgh, has fallen in love with the city, and wishes to explore it further through his time at The Northside Chronicle. In addition to his interests in political and investigative journalism, Alexander likes to DJ and attend concerts around Pittsburgh.

Sophia Mastroianni is a past NSC intern and recent anthropology graduate from the University of Pittsburgh with a certificate in African Studies. Sophia likes reporting on local events because it enables her to engage with the residents of the Northside. She also enjoys investigative reporting. When she’s not at The Chronicle, she enjoys painting and taking her dog on walks throughout the city.

Chloe Burkart is a past NSC intern and a rising junior at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in English Literature and Nonfiction Writing. We asked Chloe to summarize her time at the Chronicle: “My comfort zone is creative nonfiction. At first I hesitated about how this would translate to a journalistic publication like The Northside Chronicle, but the managing editor helped me integrate my creativity into news writing. My summer with the Chronicle taught me how to dig for compelling narratives in any story. I will keep the knowledge and experience I gained as I navigate the next steps in my career.”

Sarah Gross is a past NSC intern and a rising junior at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Nonfiction Writing. While Sarah is interested in covering stories about art, culture and education, her favorite piece she wrote at the Chronicle was a profile of Sue Kerr, creator and primary blogger for the website PGH Lesbian Correspondents.

DSC_4542Victoria Stevans is a past NSC intern and a rising senior at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in English Literature and Fiction Writing and minoring in Film Studies. While at The Northside Chronicle, she likes to learn more about NS neighborhoods and listen to people’s stories. When she’s not at work she likes to run, eat popcorn, and make collages. In 2018, she won the Golden Quill Award for the best General Feature in a Non Daily Newspaper: Read it here.

DSC_4590Bridget Fertal is a past NSC intern and a junior English and creative writing major with a marketing minor at Saint Vincent College.  In addition to her interests in photography and journalism, she is an emerging poet and a blackbelt in karate.  After college, she aspires to become an editor for a publishing house or news publication while continuing to pursue photography and poetry on the side.

DSC_4539Nick Eustis is a past NSC intern and a recent graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, where he majored in English Writing and Music. While he is interested in all things Pittsburgh, he particularly enjoys covering Pittsburgh’s museums, local art, and city politics. In his spare time, Nick enjoys playing the piano and obsessively following the queens from RuPaul’s Drag Race on Instagram.

Anthony Amato, Photojournalist Intern of Summer 2016, from Penn State University.
We asked Anthony what he felt was most beneficial by interning with the Northside Chronicle: “I believe that I benefited most by having real newsroom experience and seeing what it’s like to work as a staff photographer.” Mr. Amato will be interning with China Daily in Beijing for Summer 2017.