Editorial / Journalism Internship Editorial / Journalism Internship

Viral PR Agency Viral PR Agency

Location Chicago, IL
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Contact Information [email protected]

Description

Editorial/Journalism Intern:

Chicago’s newest LGBT-focused (high-resolution) digital magazine is seeking a talented, reliable, committed, fun, and passionate (unpaid) editorial/journalism intern. The ideal candidates will be motivated, enthusiastic Junior / Senior journalism students and recent graduates to help with fact checking and story research.
Interns are hands-on from day one with opportunities to write scripts, report on current trends, blog, vlog, podcast, and learn audio and video editing.

Benefits
• Gain valuable hands-on experience
• Build your professional portfolio & get published
• Connect with and network among top industry professionals
• Showcase your dynamic skills and talent to the world
• College credit (Optional)

How To Apply
Please send a resume, cover letter, two writing samples and two references to [email protected] with "Editorial/Journalism Internship" in the subject field.

Applications are taken year round, but you MUST RESIDE IN CHICAGO.

Available year-round.

Requirements

• Must reside in Chicago • Exceptional writing and editing skills, sharp analytic skills, meticulous attention to detail and factual accuracy • Experience writing, blogging or otherwise creating entertainment content • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word & Excel) and Internet research • Aggressive work ethic with an unwavering tenacity is a must • Must have own laptop • Blogging, vlogging, and/or podcast experience a plus Skills Required - Microsoft Office Preferred - Podcasting, Blogging

Responsibilities

• Fact-checking, story research, event coverage, and short magazine writing assignments • Writing for various sections of the magazine, when needed • Creative "Think Tank" discussions • Community Event Coordination / Street Team Grassroots Campaigns • Program is very flexible to accommodate school & work schedules