Writing/Editorial / Journalism Intern

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Blacktina Magazine Online
 Virtual
Posted: October 06 2015
Company Location: Brooklyn, NY
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 4 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Blacktina Magazine is an online platform created by an Afro-Latina/Black Hispanic of Panamanian and Colombian descent, for fellow Afro-Latinas/Black Hispanics. This platform is updated daily with concretely curated content relevant to the Afro-Latina/Black Hispanic community. With unique cultures and mixed identities, Afro-Latinas/Black Hispanics are often overlooked and ignored, and dichotomized as either "black" or "hispanic." Through the coverage of cutting edge Latino and African American news, popular culture and politics, Blacktina’s editorial approach seeks to celebrate, inspire, inform, and give voice to today’s young urban Afro-Latina.

Are you interested in Latin American and African-American news, politics, and popular culture? Would you like to gain more exposure with your writing? If you are interested in editing, writing, and curating content that is relevant to the Afro-Latino community, this may be an exciting internship opportunity for you.

Responsibilities

-Assist with the creation and curation of online content
-Write weekly content for online platform
-Assist with editorial projects and provide support to the Editor-in-Chief
- Proofreading both hard and electronic files, basic copyediting, and writing of proposals and reports
- Work on special projects, as needed

Requirements

- Working towards a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, English, business communications, or communication arts.
- Strong organizational and communication skills with keen attention to detail and problem solving skills
- Knowledge of MS Office applications, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Experience/interest in Web maintenance
- Familiarity with Adobe In Design and Adobe Acrobat is a plus

Skills

Required - Article Writing, News Writing, Digital Journalism, Microsoft Word, Online Publishing
Preferred - Bilingual-English/Spanish, Conversational Spanish

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