Posted On: December 9, 2020
Paid Journalism Internship
Media Organization: New York Post
The New York Post has been telling stories for over 200 years. Every day, we work relentlessly to uncover and tell the stories you can’t resist. Founded as a newspaper, the New York Post has evolved into a national digital brand. Our flagship sites, nypost.com and pagesix.com. Decider.com and all of our digital products and social channels are infused with the flavor and style of the original newspaper, but also purpose-built for the digital age.
The New York Post is looking for a talented Sunday News Summer Intern for the summer!
Candidates should have an understanding of not only hard news but entertainment and celebrity culture. Knowledge of NYC and environs preferred but not essential.
*Please note this will be a Tuesday-Saturday schedule.*
Pitch his or her own story ideas, with the expectation that we would assign the intern to execute an approved story idea (often pairing them with a Sunday staff reporter).
Assist reporters on researching background information for a story. This can take many forms, such as scanning social media for a subject’s profile, photos or comments; helping to search, organize or tally databases to find relevant information for a story; etc.
Assigned to go to a location and report, gather quotes, observe, etc., and then feed those notes to the lead reporter on a story. Sometimes an intern will be asked to help write a story.
Must have great news judgment.
The ability to work independently.
A passion for anything news related!
Interested candidates should submit their resume, a cover letter, and a recent writing sample (preferred news clipping) for consideration.
As an equal opportunity employer, the New York Post does not discriminate in hiring or the terms and conditions of employment because of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The New York Post will consider the provision of reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental disabilities of otherwise qualified applicants to enable them to participate in our application process and to effectively perform the essential functions of the job, unless doing so would impose an undue financial or operational hardship.