MACH editorial intern, NBC News Digital

Posted On: December 14, 2016

Paid Journalism Internship

Media Organization: NBCUniversal

Company Description

NBC News is a leading source of global news and information operating for over 75 years. Every week, NBC News provides more than 25 hours of television news programming with the top-rated NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt and Meet the Press programs as well as America’s longest-running morning news program, TODAY. The network’s primetime newsmagazine, Dateline provides a variety of in-depth stories week in and week out ranging from mysteries and breaking news to hidden-camera investigations and documentaries. The continuously growing online presence of NBC News, NBC News Digital Group, includes,,, iVillage,,,,,,,, social media, apps and all of the network’s digital initiatives.

Job Description

Role Summary:
This position will provide editorial support for the new MACH vertical of

Essential Responsibilities:
· Coordinate tracking of article assignments and freelancer payments
· Generate story ideas and identify sources/subjects for articles and videos
· Promote MACH videos and articles on Facebook and other social media platforms
· Review site analytics to gauge MACH’s performance and identify key topics/search terms
· Write articles on innovation-themed articles, as time permits
· Conduct social media reporting and analysis to identify areas for improvement
· Request review copies of new science- and tech-themed books
· Help with outreach to editorial contributors

· Familiarity with content-management systems
· Writing/journalism experience
· Strong academic background in science
· Social media expertise
· Analysis and SEO expertise
· Must be willing to work in New York City

Desired Characteristics:
· Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
· Ability to work independently and as part of a team
· Strong written and oral communication skills
· Passion to continuously improve and learn

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