Write about money, make money: Albuquerque Business First seeks scoophound for paid internship

Albuquerque Business First, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Date Posted July 29, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires, Digital Media
Specialty Business/Technology
Job Status Intern
Salary Negotiable
Website http://albuquerquebusinessfirst.com

Description:

Albuquerque Business First is looking for a digitally savvy scoophound for a paid fall internship.

This is an opportunity for a talented student journalist to get a taste of life in our award-winning newsroom and get exposure to a media company with national reach that’s doing exciting things.

The successful intern candidate would have plenty of opportunities to write bylined stories for our website, and potentially for our weekly edition. They’d get to do some copy editing and work on special publications and projects.

Potential candidates should submit materials (including a resume, some great published clips and strong references) as soon as possible.

This internship could begin as soon as mid-August and last through the end of the year. It could be 20 to 40 hours a week.

Required skills: Exceptional source development and news judgment

Polished writing

Demonstrated experience breaking news online

Ability to work independently and remotely

Strong analytical and investigative abilities

Demonstrated success using social media as a newsgathering tool

Ability to shoot photos and video

Experience: Proven ability to write and report. Published clips show that best.

Education: High school degree; some college.

Working conditions and physical requirements:

Reports to editor-in-chief and managing editor. General office environment. Extensive computer use required. Some travel required. Ability to work flexible work schedules, including nights, weekends and holidays. Attendance at both ABF and industry-related events required.

Albuquerque Business First and its 39 sister media companies are part of American City Business Journals, the No. 1 source for local business news in the nation. We publish daily online and weekly in print, deliver multiple daily email products and host monthly events attended by hundreds of business executives. We think reporting on business is just about the most fun thing you could possibly do, and we have a great time doing it.

To apply, email resume, cover letter, references and three to five published clips to Editor-in-Chief Rachel Sams at rsams@bizjournals.com. No phone calls please.

Albuquerque Business First is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable city, state or federal law.

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at JournalismJobs.com.