Shannon Media, Inc. (SMI) is a privately owned print and digital publishing and event company based in Chapel Hill. Today, SMI is a 20-person cross-platform media and event company developing 35 annual advertising- and single-client-based publications serving Chatham, Durham, Raleigh and Orange County markets, over 25 social handles, 7 sites, 4 annual events and custom publishing programs. All of our products were created internally and grew from the ground up.
SMI is a proud Orange County Living Wage Employer, an award-winning magazine and majority woman-owned company.
Our host of magazine and digital publishing supports over 100 nonprofits and events every year with over $150,000 of sponsorship advertising investment.
Niche Award – Best City and Regional Magazine
Chapel Hill Chamber Midsize Company of the Year
Orange County Living Wage Employer
Best Relocation Guide
Corporate & Administration
Associate Publisher, Chatham Magazine
Art and Production
Internships and Careers
Email jessica[at]chapelhillmagazine.com for editorial internship inquiries or kevin[at]durhammag.com for graphic design internship inquiries. Generally, we start the search for fall interns in July and August, spring interns in November and summer interns in March. We’re always looking for interns the months of December and January.