Paid 12-Week Job Program in Copy Editing and Content Management, Bleacher Report
Bleacher Report, Inc
Bleacher Report's Advanced Program in Editing and Content Management is a paid 12-week online training course geared toward graduate and upper-division undergraduate journalism students and recent grads. Participants receive thorough schooling in the first principles and best practices of digital content management via a blend of in-depth training and hands-on learning, with stipends paid for the completion of weekly training modules and an option to earn full or partial course credit for their work.
The experience prepares participants to fulfill a range of possible editorial responsibilities—primarily copy editing, but also content moderation, writer evaluation and supervision—in long-term positions at B/R or elsewhere.
Individual sessions begin on self-selected start dates and run for 12 weeks. Along the way, students learn the ropes and hone their skills by virtue of:
All conscientious students graduate with a keener sense of content management workflow in a digital media environment. In addition to this fundamental educational benefit, every high-achieving program participant also stands to gain:
A Resume-Building Experience
Paid Opportunities Beyond the Program
A Path to Potential Full-Time Employment
The market for editing and content management opportunities is incredibly tight, and B/R can't make any promises to participants beyond the 12-week program. The fact remains, however, that the best of the best really do go on to bigger and better things—which means that the extent of one’s ultimate success will depend above all on his or her own ability and ambition.
B/R's Advanced Program in Editing and Content Management is open to journalism students at the graduate and upper-division undergraduate levels. Recent graduates, working professionals and university-level students who aren’t journalism majors are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Candidates must possess prior journalistic experience—preferably in sports and/or editing—and intimate knowledge of at least one sport or league to qualify for the program. Those who can demonstrate strong familiarity with at least two of the following sports will receive extra consideration:
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so there's never a bad time to throw your hat in the ring. Promising applicants will be asked to complete a series of editing and editorial standards assessments in order to gain admission to the program.
For more information about the APECM, and to submit a preliminary application:
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, so there's never a bad time to throw your hat in the ring.
All specific inquiries about the program can be directed to our Student Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.