Journalist Intern (Virtual) positions available at Chicago-based NewsGram round the year

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Description

NewsGram is a nonprofit media company based out of Chicago.
NewsGram (www.NewsGram.com) is a web-exclusive news portal launched in January 2015. It is global in perspective with news and views from all over the world.

As an independent news organization, we are committed to our core values and beliefs,viz.

1. The emphasis would be on delivering the news and views with a difference
2. Ethical journalism with a pragmatic approach
3. Raise issues that the main stream media misses or does not consider important.

The website: www.NewsGram.Com
We are currently seeking self-motivated, creative, and awesome interns to work virtually or from our Chicago center. The duration of internship is flexible and can be individualized. Please send a resume, brief cover letter (nothing stuffy here, make it fun!), and writing sample (s). We look forward to hearing from you!
Apply at Jobs@NewsGram.com

Responsibilities

Ability to contribute news, articles and posts and do field stories. Our Chicago-based office provides good mentoring to the interns and ample opportunity to learn hands on journalism.
We allow assignments to be done from remote locations (virtual).

Requirements

1. Be able to contribute news and articles on a chosen or several themes. This includes news/articles/posts about politics, culture, and various issues. Similarly, interviews, discussions and debates are welcome. The areas of interest can be identified with each candiate after mutual discussion.
2. STRONG writing skills
3. Self-starter, motivated to work with a lot of freedom

Skills

Required - Writing For The Web, Journalism, Article Writing, Social Media, Reporting
Preferred - Online Articles, Online Content Creation

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