Entertainment and News Writing InternshipBookmark This
Posted: 398 days ago
DescriptionIs your love for everything pop culture unyielding? Is celebrity gossip your practice zone for crafting stories? Does the challenge of writing about events in real time give you the chills?
TheCelebrityCafe.com has been looking for you. With the personal twist you give to the pieces you share to the world, it feels like a roller coaster of words that give butterflies to any story. And we know you love it too. That’s why you’re meant to work with us.
During the course of our 12-week internship, learn how to expand your already exciting writing skills into the world of entertainment, news and sports. Help us change how news is written and write about the big stars on a site where your work will be published. Add to your resume with work that is your own on a site that has been around for over 20 years!
This is a virtual internship, so the schedule and dress code are very flexible. We all have those days where we sometimes just want to stay in our PJ’s, and here at TCC we say why not everyday? Clothing is optional, (unless we are skyping you), to leave you free and allow your creativity to fly higher than your bed hair. Even interview celebrities in your underwear! All we ask is you have your mind clear and fingers ready to type up some passion, spark and fun for readers nation wide.
If you have read through this entire description by now, you have got to have the patience and excitement we are looking for! There is plenty of fun waiting for you so fill out our application and get ready to unleash your super powers!
What you can accomplish with us:
-Have your work posted on Google News and other search engines for the world to see.
-Build your personal portfolio. Everything you write goes under your writing profile that is searchable via Google, Bing, Yahoo and any other search engine.
-Undergo on-the-job training to provide a working knowledge of online publishing.
-Learn how to use social media for self-promotion and personal branding. Use of Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon, Reddit, etc is REQUIRED.
-Interview celebrities you see on TV!
Part of the screening process will include assessment of your skills with an original writing sample.
Fill out this form to get started on the application process - http://thecelebritycafe.com/write-for-us
Requirements- High attention to grammar, voice, and syntax.
- Ability to edit, proofread, critique your own work.
-Working knowledge of AP Style
- Openness to explore and discuss subjective differences in writing styles.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Ability to excel in a fast-paced, creative environment with good cheer and flexibility.
- Willingness to both take charge and/or take direction.