Photo Journalism Internship

Posted On: March 23, 2011

Journalism Internship

Media Organization: The Newsweek Daily Beast

Company Description

The Newsweek/The Daily Beast Company formed in February 2011 when Newsweek and The Daily Beast completed their merger, bringing together the revered print brand and one of the country’s best trafficked and most visible news sites. Since its founding in 1933, Newsweek has served as the world’s preeminent conversation starter. Launched in 2008, The Daily Beast now has upwards of 5 million unique users a month and has made an immediate and lasting impact on the world of online news.

Job Description

Photo Internship
Location: New York, NY

We are seeking detail oriented, responsible candidates with a background/interest in online media/photography. This internship is a perfect place to learn research and photo editing skills plus observe how a digital media website operates.

Participate in the process of fulfilling photo requests along with senior editors. Partner with the senior photo team to learn how to research and write captions for photo galleries. Learn how to communicate effectively with reporters and editors to determine optimal photographic online content and photo opportunities. Practice archiving and cataloging photos. Learn how to react under deadlines and changing priorities while training alongside the editorial team.

Candidates should possess a great eye for compelling photos and are resourceful, creative, and able to learn quickly. Knowledge of Photoshop and computer savvy is a must. Ideal candidates will have a solid understanding/interest in current events.

This is an internship for credit. All applicants must be currently enrolled in degree granting program and receive college credit for the internship. Additionally, credit certification proof must be provided during the interview process.

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