VIBE.com Editorial Intern

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SpinMedia
276 Fifth Ave 7th Floor
New York, NY
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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Description

POSITION TITLE
VIBE.com Editorial Intern

DEPARTMENT
Digital and print

LOCATION
New York, NY

TIME COMMITMENT
Must be available to work at least 2 full days (9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.) in our New York office and provide his/her own laptop

COMPANY OVERVIEW
SpinMedia is defining digital culture; publishing more than 40 leading brands whose original voices define their categories. SpinMedia reaches one in four millennials in the U.S. monthly through its portfolio of award-winning and influential brands including: SPIN, VIBE, Celebuzz, Stereogum, Videogum, Buzznet, TheSuperficial, Idolator, PureVolume, Hype Machine, AbsolutePunk, What Would Tyler Durden Do?, SocialiteLife, Go Fug Yourself, Just Jared, Pink is the New Blog, Gorilla vs. Bear, RCRD LBL, TheFrisky!, Concrete Loop, Brooklyn Vegan and Punknews. As measured by comScore, SpinMedia is the largest digital publisher of entertainment news and the fourth largest digital publisher of original music content in the U.S. SpinMedia draws on original editorial content, deep audience engagement, and knowledge of the young adult audience to provide customized, innovative marketing and advertising solutions across its branded properties.

OVERVIEW OF DEPARTMENT
VIBE.com covers all aspects of entertainment (hip-hop, R&B, pop, movies, sports), as well as some fashion and lifestyle.

Responsibilities

This internship is primarily digital-based. Daily tasks include writing news briefs and sending pitches for vibe.com. Other duties: Researching stories and transcribing interviews with celebrities. On occasion, interns may be asked to attend events and do red carpet reporting on behalf of VIBE. Interns with an active interest in print will have occasional opportunities to assist with the magazine.

Requirements

VIBE is seeking creative, driven and detail-orientated individuals with excellent communication skills, a passion for all things pop culture and a strong desire to learn in a dynamic and fun environment. A major in Journalism, English, Writing or a Media-related program are essential, as are knowledge and expertise in Word, Content Management Systems and social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram). The ideal VIBE intern is adept at reporting and writing news stories and has a self-motivated, proactive attitude, with a willingness to learn.

INTERN(S) MUST RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT TO BE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN SPINMEDIA’S INTERNSHIP PROGRAM.

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