Posted On: March 23, 2011

Journalism Internship

Media Organization: mediabistro.com

Company Description

mediabistro.com is dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. That includes editors, writers, television producers, graphic designers, book publishers, people in production, and circulation departments -- in industries including magazines, television, radio, newspapers, book publishing, online media, advertising, PR, and graphic design. Our mission is to provide opportunities (both on- and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, become informed of job opportunities and interesting projects, improve your career skills, and showcase your work.

Job Description

mediabistro.com's growing editorial department seeks ambitious interns to assist its news and features team in our New York City office. Intern will regularly assist department with copy editing, proofreading, article production, and story research. Intern will learn about the world of digital journalism by gaining practice with HTML, blogging, social media, and viral marketing and will also have the opportunity to cover media events for our blogs.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about having the opportunity to gain experience in writing, copy editing, and reporting according to AP style. He or she should also be familiar with mediabistro.com’s content and have a passion for all things media. Familiarity with HTML and blogging platforms is preferred. Availability to work flexible hours for event coverage as needed is a plus.

To Apply

Send a cover letter and resume as Word documents or PDFs, along with your days and hours of availability. No phone calls. You MUST be able to receive academic credit for this internship and work in our New York City office; please confirm that you meet both of these criteria in your cover letter.