Friday, February 13, 2009

Paid legal journalism internships in D.C.

The Bureau of National Affairs (BNA), a news service that publishes news online and in print related to business and government, is offering two paid summer internships in legal journalism.

The 12-week internship is based in Washington, D.C., and for law students.

"The interns may be assigned to write headnotes summarizing court decisions, or to write news stories on court decisions," the ad states. "In addition, the interns may be assigned to write stories on administrative rulings, or cover a variety of events and write news stories on them. Other editorial work could include reviewing wire service copy for relevant information and adapting stories from other BNA publications."

By February 27, e-mail a cover letter, resume and four writing samples (preferably published news stories) to Employment Director Anthony Harris at tharris@bna.com. Fort more info, contact Harris at (703) 341-2003.

Location: Washington, DC

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Saturday, January 3, 2009

News service seeks Johannesburg correspondent

The Bureau of National Affairs (BNA), a news service that publishes news online and in print related to business and government, seeks a correspondent in South Africa.

Duties include covering legal, policy and business news primarily in South Africa, but also some news from other countries in Southern Africa. BNA has a strong interest in news about taxes, environmental policy, and privacy issues.

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