||September 03, 2019
||Newspapers / Wires
One-year reporting intern, The Capital of Annapolis, Md.
The Capital has an immediate opening for a one-year reporting intern with a passion for community-driven news and telling stories that won’t be found elsewhere. This could mean covering an important government meeting or breaking news story one day and writing a local feature the next.
Skills and responsibilities:
- Ability to juggle multiple assignments and create compelling content on deadline that engages readers.
- Possess excellent reporting and writing skills to accurately produce content for our websites and publications while also having the ability to write longer, more complex stories with context and perspective.
- Be deft at social media reporting on Facebook and Twitter.
- Able to develop sources and resources, generate a majority of story ideas and meet deadlines to create content placing the utmost emphasis on balanced reporting and high ethical standards.
- Skilled at shooting and editing photography and video from the scene of news.
Candidates should have bachelor’s degree, journalism preferred, and some professional reporting experience.
Other requirements of the position include:
- Work the equivalent of a 5-day, 40-hour week, which may include night shifts and weekend work.
- Possess excellent communication skills, show initiative and exercise good news judgment.
- Ability to handle daily, short-term and long-term assignments simultaneously.
- Skill and experience working with digital photography and video creation.
- Competency working digitally and with different systems.
- A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
Interested applicants should provide resume, three writing samples and links to online work, if available. References should be furnished when requested.
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