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NBCU Academy NBC News/MSNBC Visual Storytelling During Breaking News Workshop

Deadline:
June 23
Description:
Are you interested in learning more from America’s leading news organization? We are a team of best-in-class journalists that produce for network, cable, and streaming and write for digital news. NBCU Academy convenes our best and brightest to give you a window into how we produce for network news, cable, digital, streaming and local. We are looking for innovative, energetic, and intensely curious journalists and producers interested in taking their craft to the next level. NBCU Academy 2021 is a selective program that will take admitted applicants on a journey – from story concept to creation.

NBCU Academy is the premiere journalism training and development program from NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC and Telemundo News.

The workshops offered are:
1. VISUAL STORYTELLING DURING BREAKING NEWS
2. CNBC: HOW TO CREATE A BUSINESS NEWS STORY EVERYONE WILL WANT TO WATCH

The Chicago Tribune’s Editorial Intern - 6 month

Deadline:
Rolling
Description:
The Chicago Tribune’s newsroom internship program seeks students and recent graduates for 6-month paid internships. Opportunities will be considered in all newsroom departments: local news, sports, business, graphics, photo/video, entertainment, lifestyle, social media, digital production and copy editing.

To be eligible, candidates must have completed at least one internship at a daily news organization other than their college paper. Additionally, candidates must be able to work in the United States legally. Interns will work 40 hours a week and must be able to, and often do, cover major stories their first days on the job.

Send your cover letter, resume, work examples and the names of at least two professional and one school references to internships@chicagotribune.com . Limit your clips to five to seven pieces that represent your best work and show your range of experience. We prefer that candidates send clips or links to specific stories rather than linking to a personal website. Clips give us a chance to see what you believe is your best work. If you do send a link to your personal website, consider putting your best, most recent work at the top.

In your cover letter, please specify that you are interested in a 6-month internship and whether you are seeking a reporting, editing, photography, audience/social media or other type of internship.

Deadlines: We take applications for this highly competitive reporting internship program on a rolling basis for hire throughout the year.

Yearlong Editorial Intern - Autos, U.S. News & World Report

Deadline:
Open
Description:
U.S. News empowers everyone to thrive. As a paid intern, you’ll have the opportunity to leverage your strengths and skills to help ensure the high quality of our consumer-oriented automotive rankings and reviews. This one-year, full-time internship in our Washington, D.C. office is open to recent college grads.

In this role, you’ll play an important part of our production process. You’ll fact check new and used auto reviews and upload images and articles to our custom content management system. There may be opportunities for writing, but please note that is not part of the primary duties. Our ideal teammate is deadline- and detail-oriented and has strong communication skills.

Are you up to the challenge?
Fact check and research auto reviews and articles
Edit and upload photos
Work extensively in a custom content management system
Play an intrinsic part of the production process
Work closely with a talented and diverse team of writers and editors
Learn to write with a focus on search engine optimization

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
You should definitely have:
Utmost attention to detail
Willingness to learn
Ability to work on tight deadlines
Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously
Strong communication and organizational skills

It would be nice if you had:
Experience gathering, processing, and analyzing data from multiple sources
Basic experience using Microsoft Excel (sorting, filtering, etc.)
Desire to work on consumer-focused products
What it’s like to work with us:

Talent is our best asset!
We invest in people with passion and potential who understand U.S. News’ dedication to our consumers.
Entrepreneurial, mission-driven culture with core values of quality and integrity
Focus on fostering personal and professional growth
Collaborative Work Environment ~ Fun, diverse, inclusive and ambitious co-workers

Other Job Info:
These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.
This is a 1-year internship that pays $15 an hour
Please submit a resume and cover letter for consideration

Social Media Fellow

Deadline:
Open
Description:
BuzzFeed is looking for a Social Media Video fellow to join our team. You will work on social video strategy, and have a hand in video publishing on all social platforms. Fellows work 40 hours per week Monday - Friday and are initially paid $18/hour. All application materials will need to be submitted when you apply.

You Will
Assist with Tasty’s video publishing strategy across Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok.
Help with promoting Tasty’s Shoppable Recipes product across our social channels.
Engage with the BuzzFeed community across platforms.
Embed with Tasty’s video teams and help them set up their content for success on various social platforms.
Communicate and brainstorm with content creators and video creators to achieve goals and meet deadlines, analyzing and reporting on social performance, trends, and new opportunities.
Help maintain the cheery and collaborative BuzzFeed culture with a positive attitude and obsession with the things people are sharing, liking, recommending and talking about on the internet

You Have
1-2 years experience running social accounts for a major publisher or brand
An interest in food and cooking content
Social media reporting experience and data analysis skills
An understanding of social video and how to optimize it for different platforms.
Preferably experience with lightweight video editing/knowledge of Adobe Premiere
An understanding of virality and the media landscape
Be a self-motivated person who isn't afraid to carve out new responsibilities for themselves
Understand Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc., and why content on those platforms became popular
Have a positive, curious, playful disposition
A genuine love for and excitement about the internet

Esserman Investigative Reporting Fellowship at the Miami Herald

Deadline:
June 30
Description:
This fellowship on the Miami Herald investigative team is the result of a generous donation by the Esserman Foundation, created by a South Florida Family that has a strong belief in the value of investigative reporting.

For the Esserman fellowship, we’re recruiting a fearless and resourceful up-and-coming reporter skilled in data, public records and shoe-leather reporting for a one-year fellowship, working with and learning from our growing team.

If you have a passion for accountability journalism and the drive it takes to sift through data and dig through documents, you could be the right candidate for this position.

Job description and responsibilities
We are looking for:
-- A developing, early-career reporter who has demonstrated skill in working with data and identifying accountability stories.
-- Someone who wants to report stories about wrongdoing, injustice and abuses of power, and has some experience doing this through internships and/or early-career work.
--A journalist who truly gets excited about all the possible tools we can use for journalism now, from engaging with readers to analyzing data.
Someone who is enthusiastic about working in a bilingual newsroom in one of the most diverse communities in the United States. Language skills -- Spanish, Portuguese, French/Creole -- all add value in South Florida.
--A collaborator; someone who works well as part of a team. In many cases, our investigative efforts involve two or three or more journalists working together to bring a story home.
--A self-starter who will develop a strong network of sources to find and pursue stories that will reach a broad audience.

Don’t worry if you don’t check every box. And tell us in your application if you have moves that we haven’t described that also are important.

The Herald strives to attract journalists from a broad array of social, ethnic, and economic backgrounds into our newsroom, including African Americans, Latinos, other people of color, women, LGBTQ people, and people with disabilities. We encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply.

This position reports to Miami Herald investigations an enterprise editor Casey Frank.

More details:
The fellowship pays an annual salary of $50,000, with paid vacation, health care and nine annual holidays off.

Post-Grad Intern, Digital Communications, Public Affairs for United Nations Foundation

Deadline:
Open
Description:
This Post-Grad Intern, Digital Communications will join a collaborative, energetic team that produces wide-ranging content for the UN Foundation’s digital channels. This role will be an active contributor to our team’s content planning, creation and management, helping us deliver strong digital engagement creatively and with distinctive flair. The Post-Grad Intern, Digital Communications will be a savvy, ambitious multi-skilled digital communications leader in the making. They will support day-to-day content creation for UN Foundation websites and social media, and bring fresh, creative ideas for delivering thumb-stopping work. They will be fluent across or have an interest in building skills across digital communication workstreams—planning, copywriting, web content management, design, and analytics. In addition, they will be passionate about our issues and policy priorities such as climate change, gender equality, and global health, and have a deep interest in leveraging communications to build a better world.

This is a paid opportunity and offers a rate of $20/hour.

Essential Functions
Work collaboratively with Public Affairs colleagues to support the planning, creation, management, publishing and data analysis of digital content.
Draft copy for Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, websites, and toolkits.
Plan and publish content for UN Foundation websites and bespoke webpages.
Research topics, audiences, creative assets, and channels to inform content planning.
Maintain and organize assets on UN Foundation’s websites and asset management platforms.
Monitor social media channels for issues, trends, and opportunities for real-time engagement and conversation.
Support the collection and analysis of data, and create reports.
Design creative assets for day-to-day / breaking-news social media content.
Other duties as assigned.

Selection Criteria
Enrolled in an accredited college or university program in communications, marketing, or public affairs at the graduate level preferred.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Exceptional writing skills, especially for digital channels.
Comfort with planning and publishing website content, particularly Wordpress and Squarespace.
Familiarity or experience working with social media management tools such as Hootsuite.
Familiarity or experience working with digital analytics tools, including Google Analytics and in-platform data tools.
Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite.
Creative, savvy, and up-to-speed with digital communications trends and good practice.
Desire to learn and put theory into practice on the job.
Previous professional communications experience a plus.
Excellent attention to detail.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively as needed.
Ability to meet regular attendance/tardiness policy.
Must have a personal laptop computer and access to the Internet.
Must be available to work a maximum of 29 hours per week.
Must be authorized to work in the United States

Digital Editor Fellowship - USA TODAY

Deadline:
Open
Description:
USA TODAY is seeking a digital editor fellow to help bring critical reporting from Gannett’s 250+ local newsrooms to a national audience. This position will be responsible for identifying, editing and optimizing stories while working collaboratively with editors and reporters in a vibrant, 24/7 news environment.

You’ll be working at a fast pace – from serving as a primary liaison between the national newsroom and local partners, to juggling competing priorities, to editing and writing headlines, to using SEO and audience metrics to best package stories for digital publication.

This is a one-year fellowship. Multiple recent fellows have earned full-time positions at USA TODAY. Tell us why journalism is important to you and share a few your motivations in a cover letter with your application.

Job Requirements
Superior communication skills
Excellent news judgment
Copy editing experience
Strong knowledge of AP grammar and style
Thorough understanding of search engine optimization
Prior reporting experience not required, but preferred
Prior experience with digital publishing and packaging
Ability to edit and produce digital content packages
An understanding of metrics for digital and social environments

Insider Politics Fellow

Deadline:
Open
Description:
Insider is hiring a paid politics fellow.

Fellows on our Politics team cover the news as it happens, writing stories in the unique Insider style. They spend their time doing meaningful work: researching, writing, pitching, and reporting for both features and shorter news hits.

What you’ll have:
Experience reporting and writing (school publications are great)
A passion for digital storytelling and voracious reading habits
Familiarity with digital and social media
Ability to work quickly and collaboratively with a fast-paced team
Proofreading and copyediting skills

Additionally, for the news team, we’re looking for someone with the following:
An interest in covering general domestic and global news
The confidence to call/email sources when reporting a story, with guidance from the editors
A demonstrated understanding of fact-checking and objective news writing
A natural curiosity about what’s happening in our own backyard and around the world

The Insider Fellowship Program is for early career journalists who want to spend six months learning from a newsroom full of passionate, dedicated journalists. Fellows are assigned to teams and become experts in digital storytelling. They produce real work that is distributed to our audience of millions, and by the end of six months are prepared for the next phase of their journalism careers. For more information on the Insider Fellowship Program, see. https://www.businessinsider.com/insider-business-insider-fellowship-internship-hiring-jobs-2019-2

Please note: This paid fellowship requires that you work remotely, preferably full-time at 40 hours a week, for six months.

Apply with a portfolio, resume, cover letter in a single PDF if this sounds like your dream job, and specify why you're interested in working on our team.

If you’d like some tips on what makes a great resume and cover letter check out our best practices guide here: https://www.businessinsider.com/why-this-is-an-excellent-resume-2013-11.


About Insider:
Insider Inc. is the global media company behind Business Insider, Insider, and an ever-growing family of brands. Our mission is to inform and inspire the digital generation and become the most influential journalism brand in the world. We reach an audience of more than 375 million users with our stories that command attention and inspire action.

Our core value is effectiveness. We make things happen. We listen to each other, learn from each other, and take risks together. We understand that a diverse set of perspectives and an inclusive environment is critical to our success. All of this helps us get better everyday. Check out our mission, values and culture page (https://tinyurl.com/y4ezpddh) to learn more.

ONA21 Career Day

Deadline:
June 21
Description:
The ONA21 Career Day will be held on Monday, June 21, from 12–3 p.m. EDT (16:00–19:00 UTC). Job, higher ed and fellowship opportunity seekers are welcome to attend at no cost and do not need to also be registered for ONA21, allowing ONA to give back to the journalism community.

Share your resume so recruiters can set up meetings with you on ONA’s networking platform at the conference. Only registered recruiters, fellowship and grad program leaders will have access to this resume database.

Interested job seekers as well as people curious about journalism graduate programs and fellowship opportunities. You do not have to be registered for ONA21 to participate in this event. This is open to anyone, anywhere, but opportunities may have restrictions for applying.

What to expect:
Recruiter/fellowship/education program video chat rooms + “learn more” sessions
Scheduling of one-on-one interviews
Programming specific to professional development needs
Interactive networking via the ONA platform and a group event to close the day

What is required:
Attendees can spend the entire three hours, or 15 minutes learning more about an outlet, company or program that interests you.
In terms of technical requirements, we recommend a laptop or desktop with the latest version of Google Chrome or Firefox for the best possible experience, plus the ability to stream video. Your experience will be likely be fine from a mobile tablet as this will be browser-based, but a smartphone will not provide you with a quality experience.

Who will be there: Fellow opportunity seekers, recruiters, fellowship directors, journalism graduate school leaders