Sunday, September 13, 2009

Paid video production intern @ NY Daily News

The New York Daily News, one of the largest daily newspapers in the nation, is offering a paid Fall video production internship.

"Candidates must be a student enrolled in part or full-time education to qualify for the stipend-based, academic internship," the ad states. "You must have at least one strong film or news internship and a strong video portfolio."

The intern will work independently and shoot and edit video. Other duties include ingesting video and archiving videos. Knowledge of Final Cut Pro and Live Type is a must.

Submit video portfolio with URL links to DVDs and tape not accepted.

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Monday, April 13, 2009

Night web editor @ NY Daily News

New York Daily News, one of the 10 largest newspapers in the U.S., seeks a full-time Web editor.

"We are seeking an editor who can quickly and accurately post stories and photos as news breaks, has the news judgment to showcase the right stories for our loyal readership and a larger online audience, and the wherewithal to pitch and see through longer range projects," the ad states. "Ideal candidates have a broad knowledge of news, gossip and sports, particularly with regards to what’s important to New Yorkers. Coding and video editing experience are not requirements, but are considered a plus."

Applicants should have at least two years experience. E-mail cover letter and resume with salary requirements to No phone calls.

Location: New York, New York

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Monday, March 9, 2009

Paid features intern @ NY Daily News

The New York Daily News, a 700,000-circulation daily newspaper, is offering a full-time paid summer internship in its Features Department.

Intern will write events columns, calendar listings, gossip columns for the website, deal with images, set up photo assignments with photo desk, plus handle plenty of other tasks when they prove they can handle them. There is a definite opportunity for clips and pitching is expected. Position pays $350 per week.

E-mail a cover letter, resume and 2 to 3 writing samples to Amy Eisinger at No phone calls.

Location: New York, New York

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Friday, December 19, 2008

Paid internships @ NY Dailly News

The New York Daily News, the nation's fifth largest daily newspaper, offers internships year round, including paid internships in the summer.

"Interns receive individual news and feature assignments as well as assist staff writers on reporting major breaking news stories for our newspaper and website," the news editor said. "There are reporting/writing positions on the main city desk in Manhattan and in the three borough offices: Queens, Bronx, and Brooklyn. Positions are available seven days a week and we’ll set a schedule around your school and/or work hours. College juniors and seniors and grad students preferred."

In the summer months only, the Daily News has a limited number of positions that come with a $350/week (or $70/day) stipend. The positions are full-time reporting/writing internships that run 10 to 12 weeks long. There is one sports position and six or seven city desk/news positions. These positions are extremely competitive and have increasingly gone to graduate students. The deadline is February 1.

Unpaid/for-credit positions are available for the spring and fall semesters -- as well as over the summer. Students must get credit to qualify and usually must commit to two days a week (more is welcome). There is a rolling deadline.

E-mail resume, links or PDFfs of clips, and letter to John Oswald, News Editor, at or send your application to: John Oswald, News Editor, New York Daily News, City Desk/3rd floor, 450 W. 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001.

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Sunday, November 30, 2008

Summer journalism internship applications due soon

If you're interested in landing a paid summer journalism internship, you better get your applications in soon!

Many deadlines have already passed, including those for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Newsweek and many other top publications with paid summer internship programs.

The good news: Some great paid internship programs are still accepting applications, including:

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