Editorial Intern

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The Warren Group
280 Summer Street, 8th Floor
Boston, MA
Posted: March 16 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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Description

The Warren Group, premier real estate information provider in the northeast, known for its award-winning publications Banker & Tradesman and The Commercial Record, seeks Editorial Interns to support the initiatives of our editorial department.

Through your internship in our Boston office, you will gain practical experience in a 21st-century newsroom. Our news outlets offer a broad range of content across a variety of media, including print, video, photography and online, and you will contribute to most, if not all of them, through hands-on experience. You will have opportunities to work with us in producing our weekly/monthly newspapers, a variety of custom trade publications, our daily e-new alerts and breaking news coverage as it happens.

Responsibilities

Primary Functions/Principle Duties: The objective of your internship will be to gain practical experience in a 21st-century newsroom. Our news outlets offer a broad range of content across a variety of media, including print, broadcast and online, and you will contribute to most, if not all of them. You will have the opportunity to work with us in producing our weekly/monthly newspapers, our custom publications, and breaking news coverage as it happens.

Working with the entire editorial team at The Warren Group, you will learn the fundamentals of modern business reporting, including event coverage, developing story ideas and cultivating sources. We will also teach you the basics of journalism, including writing for the web and online content management, as well as basic digital photography skills and multimedia presentation production. In addition to working with the Editorial Director, who will be primarily responsible for the oversight of your training and supervision during your internship, you will also work closely with the Associate Editors.

Overall, your internship at The Warren Group is designed to provide you with hands-on experience and valuable training relevant to your interest in exploring business journalism.

You will have the opportunity to work on an array of initiatives during your internship at The Warren Group, with hands-on involvement performing the following primary functions and principle duties (not inclusive):
• Write for print, web and online content – must be able to produce stories written in a clear and concise manner.
• Rewrite press releases.
• Assist reporters in researching/writing stories.
• Edit/produce/arrange multimedia presentation for videos and photo galleries.
• Produce photography.
• May occasionally travel to off-site locations, contingent on written permission from school.

Requirements

Timeframe:
Winter: January to May
Summer: June to August (please note: the summer 2015 positions have been filled)
Fall: September to December

Hours: To be determined based on academic credit criteria, coursework and department scheduling. Minimum commitment of 16 hours per week.

Minimum Requirements: Intern must be enrolled at time of internship at an institution of higher learning that has an established internship program. Additionally, must be a student with a major or course concentration appropriate to facilitating the goals and needs of our editorial department (i.e., journalism, English, etc.), and should have completed at minimum basic introductory course work in that academic major or concentration. Applicants must have operational understanding of Microsoft Office programs, including Word and Outlook; excellent written and verbal communication skills; the ability to work independently and efficiently on concurrent projects; and be able to work collaboratively with the editorial team.

Core Competencies: Ideal candidate should be web-savvy, a proficient writer, creative thinker, well organized, have a strong work ethic, be adaptable to change, and have good time-management skills in order to meet stringent deadlines. Interest or experience in real estate a plus.

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