Featured Stories Reporter – Internship Opportunity

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Luminota
 Virtual
Posted: March 25 2015
Company Location: Brooklyn, NY
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 5 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Featured Stories Reporter – Internship Opportunity
Company Overview: Luminota

Luminota.com is a multilingual news site committed to removing the social and linguistic barriers that keep important stories out of reach.

We analyze and translate stories from leading news outlets and provide balanced article summaries to readers in their native language. Luminota covers global and local news and editorials. As of March, we publish in Spanish, Portuguese and Arabic. We will be launching an English site this summer and have plans to expand our stories to Chinese, Russian, Farsi and Creole within the year.

We are also launching a full-length features section to highlight issues, communities and parts of the world too often neglected by mainstream media. We are now seeking high caliber interns to fill this vacancy (featured stories reporter) and help us shed light on these important stories.

Position Description: Featured Stories Reporter.

Luminota is aiming to fill the gap left by mainstream media outlets by leveraging the skills, interests and reporting expertise of our writers.

We are looking for interns interested in covering stories and parts of the world that receive inadequate news coverage. Stories can be a combination of original reporting and news research/analysis. Students with an interest in issues affecting communities and cultures outside the USA are encouraged to apply. Those interested in covering stories involving immigrant communities in the USA are also welcome.

Responsibilities

Original reporting, writing, editing. All work will be by-lined by you, the writer.

Requirements

Journalism backgrounds are required. Must have or be working towards a journalism degree and/or career in journalism. Must be enrolled in college or graduate school. Candidates must speak and write English at a native level. Multilingual candidates are especially welcome.

Submission Guidelines:
We invite interested candidates to submit in confidence a cover letter, journalistic writing sample and detailed resume stating qualifications and contact details.

Qualified candidates will be contacted.

Skills

Required - Digital Journalism, Academic Writing, News Writing, Beat Reporting
Preferred - Multilingual

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