Magazine editorial contributor (digital and print) – Fall 2015 Magazine editorial contributor (digital and print) – Fall 2015

My Table magazine My Table magazine

Location Houston, TX
Start Date 8/3/2015
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Part Time
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Contact Information [email protected]

Description

We love our writers, and we want to make sure that our contributing student writers have a valuable learning experience working with My Table ~ Houston's Dining Magazine. We are currently looking for editorial interns and contributors who are interested in becoming immersed in the Houston food scene. We would prefer a junior or senior student, although sophomores will be considered.

To apply: Along with your resume and two references, include a couple of your best writing samples (No more than four). These may be articles, business proposals, school publications, class assignments, Novels in progress, broadcast manuscripts, poetry, journals, newsletters and/or blogs. We also want to kNow in 200 words or less: Why do you want to be an editorial intern with My Table magazine? Please send email to info(at)my-table(dot)com.

Requirements

Course credit is Not required but preferred. Do Not apply if you are Not studying communications or a similar academic program. Journalism/Communications major: We look interns and part-time contributors who are ready and willing to do the grunt work (e.g. fact-checking, proof-reading), in addition to writing articles for publication in both our print magazine, and on our twice-weekly blog (www.my-table.com/sidedish). The ideal editorial intern or contributing writer has excellent writing skills, enjoys plunging into a topic and doesn't mind digging hard for answers. He or she should have good people skills, be a self-starter who doesn't need hand-holding and be unafraid of asking questions of real people. (We aren't interested in you if your idea of reporting is to cut and paste together articles from the internet.) Reasonable skill with a camera is a bonus -- extra points if you have video-editing experience -- and of course we expect you'll be fluent in Word and Excel. You will need a car. Skills Required - English grammar, Editing, Analytical Writing, AP Style, Journalism, Multimedia Journalism Preferred - WordPress, Amateur Photographer, Videography, Culinary

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