Data Reporter Intern Data Reporter Intern

Atlanta Journal - Constitution Atlanta Journal - Constitution

Location Atlanta, GA
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Part Time
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Contact Information [email protected] Cynthia DuBose Charles Gay Intern Coordinators

Description

The AJC offers fall, spring and summer internships. Fall/spring semester internships are part-time, offering local students a chance to earn college credit and/or pay. Summer internships are paid, 10-week programs. The AJC is looking for upper-level college students interested in pursuing a career as a reporter, database specialist or interactive producer. Interns are treated as full-time professional journalists.

Requirements

Application Materials A short Note on why you want to be a journalist and how an internship at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution will help you pursue your goal. Note the specific internship you're interested in: reporting, data journalism, et al 3 links, pdfs or other samples of your best work Resume References (contact information for 2).

Responsibilities

We're looking for someone with a strong news sense -- ideally a person who has already worked at one regular reporting internship - who has a deep interest in working with data as the starting point of a story. Programming skills preferred but Not required. What's required, above all else, is a desire to work with data along with the ability to fumble through Excel and learn SQL. KNowledge of statistical packages, such as R, and mapping is a plus.