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DescriptionLooking for a talented intern eager to gain experience in news-writing and reporting at a growing online general and business news organization. Our internships are designed to provide interns with a full spectrum of experience in digital news production and reporting.
Please apply if you can commit to at least 2 days per week or 2-3 half-days. Up to 5 days per week is an option, depending on what you are looking for. Our offices are located in the heart of New York's Financial District.
The internship will be a hands-on opportunity to assist in all aspects of online news production. Everyday tasks will include blogging for a specific beat (Politics, Business, Sports, Entertainment & Culture, Science & Tech) and producing several researched and reported original feature stories over the course of the internship. Opportunities for video production work may be available as well.
Interns will also have the opportunity to write for our new special section, Wall Street Beat, focused on human interest stories about New York City’s Financial District.
ResponsibilitiesInterns will be responsible for writing news stories based on press releases, wire stories, and hands-on interviews and field reporting. Interns will be expected to produce several short written stories each day and one longer piece per every one to two weeks.
• Brief cover letter describing your goals
• 2-3 clips of published writing (Word documents, PDF or links accepted)
• Video clips (optional)
The internship is UNPAID, but academic credit may be available. Interns have continued on to freelance, P/T or F/T paid work with us. We will begin interviewing in the next week so please reply ASAP. Reply to firstname.lastname@example.org.