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Contributor seeking journalism intern for fall semester

Aug 23 2017
Posted by: Staff
Contributor seeking journalism intern for fall semester

By: Staff

 

The Contributor is seeking an individual interested in being a critical part of the production of our weekly street newspaper. This internship will provide an aspiring journalist with the opportunity to develop a portfolio of reporting and gain experiencing working with people experiencing homelessness.  

Editorial interns will participate in some or all of the following important functions of our paper:

  • Assist editor in transcribing content submissions from our vendors;

  • Write weekly news content;

  • Interview vendors (those who sell the paper) and draft vendor profiles;

  • Create and post social media content;

  • Proofread and edit content before publication;

  • Uploading content to The Contributor’s website; and,

  • Provide general support to the editor.

This internship is available for college credit. The intern will be expected to work at least 6-8 hours a week, but may work more hours if necessary for credit. Some work can be done remotely. This is an unpaid internship.

Interested persons should submit a resume, writing samples and a brief cover letter describing your experience with print media, social media and professional aspirations in journalism to Amelia Ferrell Knisely, The Contributor’s editor, at: amelia@thecontributor.org. The position is open until filled for the fall semester. 

 

 


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