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Posted: July 22 2015
Company Location: Venice, CA
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: 10 Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)
DescriptionRYOT News is the first news website that links every story to an action, empowering readers to become the news. It's what's going on in the world AND what you can do about it.
RYOT.org is looking for talented, inspired, self-sufficient intern writers to join our growing team.
The ideal candidate has a background in writing/ journalism and is proficient at social media . Writers should be capable of identifying stories that matter for the site and be able to produce clear, compelling copy.
Writers will be responsible for the following:
Write/curate a mix of original and aggregated stories on breaking, viral, lifestyle and evergreen content, always with the goal of elevating RYOT’s editorial output.
Ensure that all posts you write are error-free, thoroughly researched, properly credited, and published in RYOT’s tone and voice. Since we link every story to an action, you must always ensure all stories you write are connected to the best possible action you could identify.
Video news experience also encouraged.
Strong possibility for full time role, staff positions and future contributor position.
Email our Deputy Editor at Stacey@RYOT.org with resume and relevant clips.
ResponsibilitiesWrite a few articles a day on trending/viral content.
Ability to write original content.
Knowledge of trending news
Love of Reddit/Tumblr/Twitter/Facebook news content.