News Intern

Location
Washington
Posted
Mar 14, 2014
Closes
Apr 13, 2014
Contact
Hiring Manager
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
The News & Opinion section of U.S. News & World Report is seeking a paid intern for an early shift to write short, breaking news briefs. This one-year internship in our Washington, D.C., office is ideal for a newshound who can wake early and write quickly and accurately. Only self-starters need apply.

Our ideal teammate is deadline and detail oriented. This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated individual to expand his or her experience in online media.

Additional requirements:

•Technical proficiency in HTML, photo editing software and Web production
• Strong editorial sensibility and news judgment
• Excellent knowledge of grammar and AP style
• Strong communication and organizational skills
• Knowledge of SEO best practices
•Proficiency with social media tools

Interns are expected to work 37.5 hours a week. Our internship rate is $12 an hour, and health benefits are available.

Applicants must provide two references, a résumé, cover letter and three examples of deadline writing. Please send all materials to newsjobs@usnews.com and include "News intern” in the subject line.

EOE

M/F/V/D





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