Newsroom Crew Interns – 2015 National Convention & Expo – FEATURES WRITER Newsroom Crew Interns – 2015 National Convention & Expo – FEATURES WRITER

National FFA Organization National FFA Organization

Location Indianapolis, IN
Start Date 10/26/2015
End Date 10/31/15
Application Deadline 7/17/15
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Paid
Pay Rate $200 Stipend
Contact Information National FFA Center P.O. Box 68960 6060 FFA Drive Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960 317-802-6060

Description

The National FFA Organization is seeking college students or recent college graduates pursuing degrees in journalism, public relations, telecommunications or a closely related field to share with the world the news and feature stories coming out of the 88th National FFA Convention & Expo Oct. 28 - 31, 2015, in Louisville, Ky.

Twelve Newsroom Crew internships are being offered this year (three reporters, three radio reporters, four social media specialists, one broadcast assistant and one photography assistant). Newsroom Crew interns are expected to arrive on Monday, Oct. 26 and work through Saturday, Oct. 31. Your reward? A small stipend, inside access to an amazing event, coaching on how to become a better communicator and hopefully some awesome clips and experience that will help you in the future. This internship may be eligible for college credit so ask your schools advisor.

Requirements

A few essentials: Newsroom Crew interns are responsible for travel to and from Louisville. Hotel accommodations and most meals will be provided for the length of your stay. Although the internship is unpaid, a $200 stipend is provided. Interested candidates should attach a cover letter, a resume with relevant experience, and samples of your work relevant to the position you most want. Include links to relevant online profiles and please make this all one document.

Responsibilities

(3 POSITIONS AVAILABLE) More than 60,000 people from across the nation visited our convention and expo a year ago. Those people come to compete, come to be inspired, come to be hoNored and come to generally express their affinity of FFA affiliation. We need you to help tell their stories of triumph and even their stories of disappointment. Don't worry if you're Not well-versed in FFA. We'll help with the background ? you help with the story! You may be published in any number of ways, ranging from our national magazine FFA New Horizons to our expansive online and social media outlets. You may spend a full day fleshing out a story, or you might be called to write quickly for web. Some ideas will be assigned, but we'll also need you to use your skills to network and find those organic stories that inevitably happen when that many people committed to our nation's future gather together. To join us in Louisville, please show us examples of strong writing and____ interviewing skills, demonstrate how you're Not afraid to go get a story and that you're able to work under deadline.