Arts and Entertainment Editorial internship

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Northern Virginia Magazine
14104 Newbrook Drive, Suite 100
Chantilly, VA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 3 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Northern Virginia Magazine is seeking interns for clever copy editing and witty writing. Perfunctory and otherwise ambivalent wordsmiths need not apply. Interns will have the opportunity to focus their work on the culture beat, covering Northern Virginia’s arts and entertainment scene and general editorial assignments.


This position is unpaid, however, upon completion interns will amass quality writing samples and learn the inner workings of the magazine industry. Candidates must be available for at least 20 hours per week, although scheduling is flexible between the hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Please send cover letter, resume and no more than THREE writing samples to Managing Editor Lynn Norusis at lynn¬_at_northernvirginiamag.com. In the subject line include the session for which you are applying.

Responsibilities

Editorial interns will:
• Write articles as assigned by the editor
• Research and brainstorm story ideas with the editor
• Assist with Web updates

Requirements

Editorial intern candidates must:
• Have a working knowledge of AP Style Manual
• Be curious about Northern Virginia, its neighbors and its stories
• Have a knack for writing headlines and cut lines
• Be proficient in the many nuances of the written English language
• Have a sharp eye for detail
• Be available at least 20 hours during the work week and be flexible working an occasional weekend day for coverage
• Be a resourceful self-starter

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