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April 18, 2014

Company:
National Journalism Center
Industry: Online Media
Experience: College Media
Location:
District of Columbia
Salary: Paid
Ad Expires:
August 26, 2013
Job ID: 1472494

Since 1977, the National Journalism Center, a project of Young America's Foundation, has provided aspiring conservative and libertarian journalists with the premier opportunity to learn the principles and practice of responsible reporting.  The National Journalism Center combines 12 weeks of on-the-job training at a Washington, D.C.-based media outlet and once-weekly training seminars led by prominent journalists, policy experts, and NJC faculty.

 

The program matches interns with print, broadcast, or online media outlets based on their interests and experience.  Interns spend 30 hours/week gaining practical, hands-on journalism experience. Potential placements include The Washington Times, The Washington Examiner, CNN, Fox News Channel, and more.

 

Students will attend the NJC seminar one day a week, sharpening their writing and investigative reporting skills and gaining a better understanding of media, society, and public policy, and the intersection between the three in Washington, D.C.

 

Opportunities: Internships are offered in the fall (Sept. - Dec.), spring (Jan. - Apr.), and summer (May - Aug.).

Compensation: $1,000/month

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Step 1: Fill out our online application. http://www.yaf.org/NJCapply.aspx

Step 2: Email the following supplemental materials to hjackman@yaf.org:

* Cover letter

* A current resume

* 3 writing samples (published news clips are preferred)

* 3 references (no letters of recommendation)

                          

DEADLINES:

Summer 2013: (May 13 – Aug. 2): (early) Dec. 1, 2012

(regular) March 1, 2013

 

Fall 2013: (Sept. 9 – Dec. 6): July 15, 2013

                                                                    

Spring 2014: (Jan. 13 – April 4): Nov. 1, 2013

 

Qualifications

Excellent communication skills (written and oral) and a desire to practice responsible journalism. Previous experience writing/reporting/broadcasting in the media, campus, or academic setting is preferred. 

 

Must be a college sophomore, junior, or senior or recent graduate.

Contact e-mail: hjackman@yaf.org

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