Six Month Editorial Intern, Entertainment HuffingtonPost.com
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED HuffPost Entertainment is looking for a quick and curious six month intern who will assist the vertical in all aspects of editorial work. HuffPost Entertainment covers movies, television, music, and more with a connoisseur's expert eye and an enthusiast's insatiable appetite. From summer blockbuster time to awards season, this vertical offers a completist's take on the news of the day, while delving deep on issues that resonate with the HuffPost audience, making connections between the buzziest pop-cultural confections and larger trends in our society. Interns will be responsible for handling news production tasks, including creating photo slideshows and managing wires stories. Candidates should be quick learners, detail-oriented, energetic, efficient, good at self-directed follow through, excellent writers/copy editors and avid consumers of online media. What is absolutely required is serious dedication to detail, accurate writing ability, and attention to deadlines -- all while juggling multiple tasks at once. This full-time internship, which runs from early July to January '14, is an excellent opportunity for a journalist with a distinct interest in entertainment to learn all the ins and outs of new media and get first hand exposure to how The Huffington Post works.
Primary Responsibilities Include:
- Identifying & writing stories
- Assisting other editors with stories and productions
- Manage the sections social feeds and sites
- Assisting in creating slideshows and sourcing photos
Requirements for Success:
- Demonstrated interest in entertainment and celebrity news a must
- Working knowledge of American politics a plus
- Familiarity with photoshop
- Previous journalism experience required ideally in entertainment/celebrity news
- Experience and working knowledge of social media outlets including: twitter, blogging, tumblr, facebook, pinterest etc.
- Experience using a CMS preferred
This internship is located in our New York, NY office, and although it is open to current undergraduate and graduate students, is a fantastic opportunity for recent graduates (Only December 2012 and later grads will be considered for this role). It is a full-time, paid role--40 hrs/week, $10.00/hr. This internship will run for six months, from early July 2013 through early January 2014.
About The Huffington Post: The Huffington Post is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, features, and entertainment, as well as a highly engaged community for opinion and conversation. The Huffington Post has 50 million monthly unique visitors (comScore November, 2012) posting more than 8 million comments each month. The site has more than 40,000 bloggers -- from politicians, students and celebrities to academics, parents and policy experts -- who contribute in real-time on the subjects they are most passionate about. The Huffington Post has editions in the UK, Canada, Quebec, France, Spain, and Italy with Japan and more scheduled to launch in the coming months.
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