Oprah.com Editorial Intern

Posted On: July 15, 2013

Journalism Internship

Media Organization: O, The Oprah Magazine

Company Description

O, The Oprah Magazine (www.oprah.com/omagazine) encourages confident, intelligent women to reach for their dreams, express their individual style and make wise choices, guided by the values of one of the most charismatic women in the world, O Founder and Editorial Director Oprah Winfrey. With an emphasis on personal growth, the magazine inspires, addressing every aspect of a woman's life and deeply connects with nearly 14 million readers every month (MRI Doublebase 2012). In May 2012, O, The Oprah Magazine won the publishing industry’s highest honor, the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) award for General Excellence.

O, The Oprah Magazine, which also publishes a South African edition, is a co-venture between Harpo Print, LLC and Hearst Magazines, a unit of Hearst Corporation, one of the nation’s largest diversified media and information companies. With 20 titles in the U.S., Hearst is the leading publisher of monthly magazines in terms of total paid circulation (ABC 2012) and reaches 83 million adults (Fall 2012 MRI gfk). O, The Oprah Magazine is available on Zinio, Barnes & Noble Nook, Amazon Kindle and Flipboard, and its namesake iPad app is available on the App store at www.itunes.com/appstore. Follow O, The Oprah Magazine on Twitter @O_Magazine.

Job Description

Oprah.com is seeking a hard-working, web-savvy and enthusiastic intern to join our staff for the fall semester. This is an unpaid internship position, and you must be able to receive college credit for the experience. Duties will include production, photo research, market work, research for stories, social media, and writing promotional copy. There may be opportunities to pitch and write original content.

Applicants should be comfortable in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. They should be diligent managers of their own time and not afraid to ask questions. A passion for journalism and for women’s magazines in particular, as well as enthusiasm about exploring the many creative opportunities involved in web journalism, are essential. Writing experience and strong research skills are a must. Web experience is a plus, but not necessary. Additionally, a sense of humor and diverse interests are welcome.

To Apply

Please submit resume and 2-3 clips to omagazinewebintern@gmail.com.