Magazine Editorial Internship Magazine Editorial Internship

Tiger Oak Media Tiger Oak Media

Location Minneapolis, MN
Start Date 8/17/2015
End Date 1/4/16
Application Deadline 7/17/15
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Paid
Pay Rate $300 stipend
Contact Information P: 612.548.3180 F: 612.548.3181

Description

Have you ever wanted to explore magazine writing and editing? Get started with an editorial internship at a vibrant publishing group. Here at Tiger Oak, we write, edit and publish ten community lifestyle magazines for the Twin Cities metro, including Saint Paul Magazine, Woodbury Magazine, St. Louis Park Magazine, Plymouth Magazine, and more.

Requirements

As an editorial intern, you need: • Basic journalism kNowledge, including style, tone and format of articles, and best practices for interviewing and fact-checking. • A good comfort level with making phone calls, speaking on the phone, and following up with sources for fact-checks and interviews. • Familiarity with AP style. • Basic PC skills and familiarity with Word and Outlook. • The ability to manage your time and tasks: working on multiple assignments at a time, prioritizing your tasks, and juggling different types of assignments at once. • The ability to work independently and ask questions when you need help. • A commitment to meeting all deadlines. • The ability to write clear and engaging stories.

Responsibilities

As an editorial intern, you will: • Work in our Minneapolis office 16–20 hours a week. • Write brief front-of-book stories (and see your byline published!), with the opportunity to write longer features and profiles as your internship goes on. • Fact-check 30–40 stories each month. • Write monthly local and area calendar entries. • Report to the senior editor and two CLM editors. • Receive and incorporate feedback on your writing assignments and fact-checks. • Attend occasional art or editorial meetings (as logistics line up). • Shadow writers/editors/designers/other departments. Interns receive a one-time $300 stipend at the successful completion of the term.