Oprah.com Summer 2014 Intern

Posted On: February 28, 2014

Journalism Internship

Media Organization: Oprah.com

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.

Job Description

Oprah.com is seeking a hard-working, web-savvy and enthusiastic intern to join our staff for the summer. This is a full-time, unpaid internship position. 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. Passions 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 a cover letter and a resume, as well as 2-3 clips, to omagazinewebintern@gmail.com. Your cover letter and should exhibit familiarity with both the voice and the content of the website.