Journalist Intern positions available in Chicago Fall 2015 Journalist Intern positions available in Chicago Fall 2015

NewsGram NewsGram

Location Park Ridge, IL
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Contact Information [email protected]

Description

NewsGram (www.NewsGram.com) is a web-only English news portal that was launched in February, 2015. It is global in perspective with news and views from all over the world.
This 24x7 portal is a typical news site with a mix of everything (politics, society, culture, ecoNomy, entertainment, sports, etc) with a focus on politics and society. As an independent news organization, we are committed to our core values and beliefs ,viz.

1. The emphasis would be on delivering the news and views with a difference
2. Ethical journalism with a pragmatic approach
3. Raise issues that the main stream media misses or does Not consider important.

The website: www.NewsGram.Com
We are currently seeking self-motivated, creative, and awesome interns to work from our Chicago center. The duration of internship is flexible and can be individualized. Please send a resume, brief cover letter (Nothing stuffy here, make it fun!), and writing sample (s). We look forward to hearing from you!
Apply at [email protected]

Requirements

1. Be able to contribute news and articles on a chosen or several themes. This includes news/articles/posts about politics, culture, and various issues. Similarly, interviews, discussions and debates are welcome. The areas of interest can be identified with each candidate after mutual discussion. 2. STRONG writing skills 3. Self-starter, motivated to work with a lot of freedom

Responsibilities

Ability to contribute news, articles and posts and do field stories. Our Chicago-based office provides good mentoring to the interns and ample opportunity to learn hands on journalism. We also allow some of the work/assignment to be done remotely.