Social Issue Journalist Intern

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*Meticulously following breaking national and international news
Scanning domestic and international sources for key trends and developments

*Generating and pitching story ideas for daily editorial meetings
Researching, reporting, writing and producing multiple news articles and summaries per day

*Ability to make independent editorial decisions about article selection

*Writing engaging and crisp news content for educated and demanding readership

*Fostering newsroom culture that allows for collective success
Sharing various tasks (including email/social media) to ensure daily distribution of produced content


Has excellent news instincts and judgement
Is self-motivated with a strong work ethic and ability to work Comfortably and effectively in a fast-paced environment
Is news junkie with nose and spirit of media critic
Is well-versed in basic social media & Wordpress platforms
Can think creatively to solve problems and create content opportunities
Is able to take direction and critique
Is tech and internet savvy
Has broad base of knowledge/interest on various subject matters
Is willing and able to tackle subject areas that might be new, complex or challenging
Has covered social justice movements but understands mainstream/corporate media terrain
Can work flexible hours when necessary and occasional weekends
Work independently
Is serious and passionate about the issues


Impeccable writing, fact-checking, and editing skills
Proven knowledge of U.S. political landscape as well as global issues
Commitment to social justice and the mission

Ability to execute relevant social media platforms
Ability to manage time efficiently

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