The Times, which is Florida's largest daily newspaper, has been part of the Tampa Bay community for more than 125 years. Locally owned and independent, the Times has long been celebrated for its outstanding and credible journalism, practiced with integrity in the public interest.
      Its pioneering modern-day owner, Nelson Poynter, understood that at the heart of democracy is an independent and free press when he transferred ownership of the paper to a nonprofit journalism school, which today is known as the Poynter Institute, a mecca for professional media practitioners worldwide.  
    In addition to the newspaper, our digital ventures, specialty publishing and consumer expositions disseminate specialized information empowering people to make informed decisions that enhance their lives. 
    Through its journalism and enterprises, Times Publishing promotes democracy,  advocates for improved quality of life in Tampa Bay and is a dynamic community leader in the manner it does business.

Current Opportunities for Tampa Bay Times

Career Journalism Scholarships

Opportunity Type: Scholarship
Application Deadline: January 05, 2024
Description: These scholarships target high school seniors in the Times' audience area who have a demonstrated interest in pursuing journalism as a major in college and as a career. The scholarship is worth $2,500 per year and may be renewed annually. Four winners are selected each year. Students from these Florida counties are eligible to apply: Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco, Hernando, Citrus.

Intern Scholarship

Opportunity Type: Scholarship
Application Deadline: August (Scholarship awards typically are announced in August, before interns return to school)
Description: Intern Scholarships are available ONLY to students who have been hired as interns at theTimes. Interns will be invited to apply for the scholarships by the intern coordinator. Scholarship awards typically are announced in August, before interns return to school. The scholarships are worth up to $3,500 for returning full-time undergraduates and up to $1,500 for returning full-time graduate students.

Times Publishing Co. Internship

Opportunity Type: Internship
Application Deadline: February 15, 2024
Description: Florida’s largest and best newspaper, with 10 Pulitzer Prizes, is looking for energetic, talented young people for internships in all of its departments. Internships range from 12-week summer experiences to 6-month and 1-year jobs. You will be considered a full staff member and work alongside colleagues who will serve as mentors. Our internship programs are designed to give you hands-on experience to add to your academic credentials. And returning fulltime students are eligible to apply for Intern Scholarships worth up to $3,500 from the Tampa Bay Times Fund.

Contact Information

Tampa Bay Times
490 First Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701