Editorial internship - Lifestyle

Posted On: October 12, 2015

Journalism Internship

Media Organization: Mashable

Company Description

Mashable is a leading global media company that informs, inspires and entertains the digital generation. Mashable is redefining storytelling by documenting and shaping the digital revolution in a new voice, new formats and cutting-edge technologies to a uniquely dedicated audience of 45 million monthly unique visitors and 25 million social followers.

Job Description

Mashable is seeking an editorial intern with experience in creating content for the site's growing Lifestyle vertical. Lifestyle covers many topic areas, such as food, fashion, fitness, dating, etc. Fluency in all coverage areas is not required; in fact, proven knowledge in 1-2 content areas is encouraged. Please indicate in your cover letter where your experience lies, specifically.

Candidates should be familiar with Mashable's coverage, especially with its Lifestyle channel, and have demonstrated reporting experience. An active and fluent social media presence is a huge plus.

The Day to Day

—Pitching and writing lifestyle stories in realms like food, fitness, relationships, culture, beauty, DIY, etc.
—The intern will be responsible for reporting both "light-lift" news and evergreen, utility features.
—Curating photos for the above mentioned topic areas.
—Research assistance
—Photo/video shoot assistance

Must Haves

—MUST be full of creative ideas Mashable has never seen before
—Solid news writing skills
—Internet savvy and active on social media
—Familiarity with HTML and WordPress strongly preferred
—Must be a self-starter

To Apply

Apply here: http://mashable.theresumator.com/apply/itCnWm/Internship-Editorial-Lifestyle-WinterSpring-NY