Fall 2015 Video Internship with The Wall Street Journal in New York City Fall 2015 Video Internship with The Wall Street Journal in New York City

Wall Street Journal Wall Street Journal

Location New York, NY
Start Date
End Date
Application Deadline 7/1/15
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Paid
Pay Rate
Contact Information [email protected]

Description

The Wall Street Journal’s U.S.-based internship program is seeking undergraduates, recent graduates or graduate students who intend a career in video journalism.
This is a 10-week, full-time paid internship. It canNot be completed while taking classes.
The video intern’s primary duties will include publishing and social promotion of video content on the WSJ platform as well as off-platform partners such as Yahoo, AOL and Hulu. This intern will also assist in production of video journalism.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:
-Strong interest in domestic and international news as well as business and financial news.
-Social media savvy
-Great communication & organizational skills
-Perform under deadline pressure
- Ability to create quality journalism
-Basic understanding of video formats & delivery methods
-Able to shoot and edit video a plus.

Interns should be self-starters who understand the needs of the paper’s growing readership on various platforms. Dedication to high journalism standards, creative thinking, excellent writing skills and dogged reporting are absolute musts. Candidates should have a demonstrated interest in news as well as the ability to work independently and under deadline pressure.
The screening process puts heavy emphasis on journalistic experience. Most of those chosen have had prior internships in other large media organizations as well as experience on a campus news outlet or as a freelancer. Only finalists will be contacted.
The application for fall internships must be received No later than July 1, though applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Include a cover letter, resume and up to six work samples with your application.

This internship is based in New York City.

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