Editorial/Journalism Intern Editorial/Journalism Intern

Nashville OnStage Nashville OnStage

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Description

Nashville OnStage is a new, premier entertainment magazine focusing on the local Nashville community. We are currently in development with a major magazine publisher in the Middle Tennessee area. Though we are currently in negotiations for publishing, we will launch the online portion of our magazine/blog, as well as our social media pages in Summer 2014.

Interns will be able to work virtually/remotely. However, light travel around Nashville may be required, as you will be covering different events. We will handle getting interns press credentials for a variety of events around Nashville, in which you will be responsible to attend and cover. We currently have opportunities to cover events such as: CMA Music Festival, Dove Awards, CMT Music Awards, CMA Music Awards, etc.

Available year-round.

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 - Must have prior writing experience, with a strong familiarity in fast-paced, deadline-driven environment - Previous experience and/or interest in writing about music, concerts and recording artists, and interviewing skills are a huge plus - Must be willing to dedicate No less than 15 hours per week

Responsibilities

- Assist with editorial projects and provide support to the Communications Editor. - Proofreading both hard and electronic files, basic copyediting, and writing of proposals and reports; - Assisting with or proofing of basic ads, flyers, brochures, invitations, etc. - Producing content, aiding in research, generating story ideas and pitching editors, conducting interviews - Must be able to communicate effectively with sources and PR contacts with confidence and professionalism