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*Urban Newsroom/Black News Alerts
Digital Internship (6 MONTHS or 1 YEAR)*
**INTERN AVAILABILITY MUST BE BETWEEN 8PM - 3AM PT (11PM - 6am ET) AT LEAST 3 DAYS PER WEEK**
INTERN – Digital Assistant (News & Social Media)
**This internship can be completed remotely. Applicants are not required to live in Los Angeles or New York and may be eligible for full college credit with the Urban Newsroom Digital Internship**
Job: Urban Newsroom/Black News Alerts is looking for an enthusiastic intern to write and report on breaking urban news and major, short form stories involving politics, culture, entertainment and music. News writing/reporting is published online, mobile and social platforms.
Duties: Assignments vary day-to-day. Interns can expect to assist with complex investigations, edit B-roll, configure digital rotation, research stories, conduct preliminary interviews, edit audio clips, curate audio and video posts, submit posts and articles to web and social platforms, perform light clerical duties and assist staff members.
Have a genuine interest in media/new media and the growing digital entertainment industry. A great sense of humor works too. Students who are have graduated from high school and are planning to or currently attending an accredited college are eligible. Students majoring in journalism, broadcasting or communications are preferred; other majors will be considered. Participants must have good computer skills, excellent written and verbal communication abilities and knowledge of current events. Applicants must be able to meet the minimum time commitment.
Applicants must have access to phone, computer and high speed internet connection for the full duration of this internship.
- Be a rising junior or senior in college, a grad student, or a recent graduate.
- Be obsessed with the news and follow it relentlessly.
- Live for the thrill of being first to a story.
- Have a knack for brainstorming informative, interesting and fun story ideas.
- Have impeccable writing and editing skills.
- Ability to collaborate across multiple teams and juggle several stories and projects at the same time.
- Have a deep appreciation, understanding and love of GIFs.
Job Type: Internship
Job Type: Internship
- High school or equivalent (Preferred)
- Weekends required
- Night shift