Editorial Intern

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Press4Kids
167 Madison Ave.
New York, NY
Posted: June 13 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

News-O-Matic Is looking for an Intern -- with the potential for the job to develop into a full-time position!

Be a part of America's Daily Newspaper Just for Kids! Join the News-O-Matic team to help deliver exciting news for young readers and help inspire a love of nonfiction at an early age. More than 2 million kids have downloaded the News-O-Matic app, and more than 100,000 K-8 students read the current events articles on a daily basis. Learn what it’s like to be at the crossroads of journalism and education at the forefront of emerging media.

News-O-Matic may be for elementary and middle school students, but the publication doesn’t shy away from complex stories. Topics range from world politics to scientific discoveries, sports, and art. An intern at News-O-Matic will be able to do much more than simple research. As part of a small News Room, each person can submit story ideas, suggestions for improved design and usability of the app, and contributions to social media. Previous interns have conducted interviews with world-famous athletes and world leaders and amassed a portfolio of impressive bylines.

It's a plus if you can edit images or video, translate into Spanish for English Language Learners, or help promote News-O-Matic through a range of social media avenues.

We are open to interns an on ongoing basis. We are flexible with hours and can work around an intern’s school schedule. Note that this opportunity is not just available to students. There is growth opportunity with this position, so we are also looking for recent graduates and people looking to build a career in journalism/educational publishing

If you are a responsible, enthusiastic, and dedicated writer or reporter looking to make a difference in the world, send an email with your resume and a cover letter. We're trying to inspire a love of reading nonfiction and empower a new generation of kids to love the news, so hopefully you share our passion.

Contact:
Russell Kahn
Editor-in-Chief, News-O-Matic
russ@press4kids.com

Responsibilities

The opportunities are limitless for the intern with passion and drive.

Requirements

Must be passionate about teaching children about the world and dedicated to our mission. Everything else we can work on.

Skills

Preferred - Social Media Communications, Video Editing, Adobe Photoshop, Copy Editing, Audio Editing, Audio Post Production

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