Huff/Post 50 Intern

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Oct 06, 2012
Closes
Nov 05, 2012
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time

The Huffington Post Media Group is seeking an intern to assist the editors in management of the vertical Huff/Post 50, the site devoted to baby boomers age 47 to 66. Seventy-seven million strong, they are shifting the biological, psychological, social and cultural definition of aging. We cover all aspects of lifestyle -- careers, family, aging, health/fitness, love/sex, travel, retirement, personal stories of reinvention and much more. Our interns receive excellent hands-on experience in digital production, news research and fact-checking, reporting and writing, producing content for the page, building slideshows, setting up bloggers, helping with the editorial calendar, photo and video selection, advanced social media and related administrative assistance. A great opportunity to learn every aspect of one of the world's most widely-read online newspapers.

 

Skills required:

 Excellent writing/reporting/communications skills (a journalism focus in studies is very helpful); fluency with online and social media (twitter, facebook, etc.). Familiarity with blog posting a big plus. Must be detail-oriented and able to work independently, write, research, and multi-task.




This is a fall internship at 40 hours/week at $10.00/hour.



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