Journalism Internship (Summer)

MLive Media Group, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Date PostedDecember 20, 2017
IndustryDigital Media
Job StatusNot Specified
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

Mlive Media Group /Advance Local Content Internship

 
PROGRAM OVERVIEW:
Advance Local, one of the nation’s leading media marketing companies, is seeking talented and motivated individuals for a Summer 2018 Internship Program with positions in Content, Sales and Marketing. This paid national talent development program extends to Advance Local’s affiliate companies located throughout Alabama, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Central New York, Ohio, Oregon, Staten Island and Pennsylvania. Participants in the program will be immersed in one location for 8 weeks and then come together in the New York City area with fellow interns from across the country.  The 2018 summer internship program is designed to be a springboard for talented individuals with demonstrated interest and skills in journalism, marketing or sales.

POSITION SUMMARY: CONTENT

Content Interns will help produce stories for our readers on local issues and topics. You’ll report directly to an Associate Editor and have the opportunity to make significant contributions to your local media group as well as the larger community.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Day-to-day tasks and projects may include, but are not limited to:
 

  • Contributing and researching story ideas
  • Fact-checking and copy editing content
  • Writing bylined stories
  • Producing photos and video
  • Interacting on social media platforms with objective commentary, comment moderation and promoting content initiatives
  • Complete a project that will be presented to fellow interns and Advance Local executive at the summit

  
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES
 

  • Must be a current Junior or Senior
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Familiarity with web publishing tools
  • Demonstrated capability in capitalizing on high-value topics by engaging audiences with frequency and urgency
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and appropriately prioritize tasks
  • Preference given to college juniors and seniors pursuing a degree in Journalism, Digital Media, Communications, or related fields

 
 
APPLICATIONS DUE: January 15, 2018
 
INTERNSHIPS BEGIN: June 4, 2018
 
 
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
General office environment. Extensive computer use required. Some travel required.
 
Advance Local, one of the largest media groups in the U.S. reaching more than 40 million consumers through its 12 local news and information websites that rank #1 among local media in their respective markets, and more than 30 newspapers. Our affiliated websites and newspapers are well known for their award-winning journalism. Advance Local is part of Advance Publications, along with Condé Nast and American City Business Journals.

Advance Local is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment, sexual orientation or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.

 

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