Thursday, April 29, 2010

Entry-level news assistant @ ABC News

ABC News is hiring entry-level digital news associates for its Washington and New York newsrooms.

Duties involve a variety of tasks for TV and websites, such as: Researching video and editorial elements, editing voice over material for all platforms, writing and producing digital content, producing live shots, identifying and pitch stories, logging and feeding video, shooting on DV cameras in the field, pre-interviewing and booking guests in breaking news situations, managing guests who appear in live segments for platforms, coordinating travel for news stories, etc.

Must have a bachelors degree. Apply online.

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Monday, April 26, 2010

Paid internship @ Yakima Herald-Republic

The Yakima Herald-Republic, a 35,000-circulation daily newspaper in Washington state, is offering a paid summer reporting internship.

"We are looking for a hard-working reporting intern to write for Page 1 and local news. This is a paid internship that runs from June until late August, with flexibility of dates based on your schedule," the ad states. "...Applicants who are recent college graduates are preferred. Spanish-language skills are a must. If no suitable graduates are available, we will consider students currently working toward a college degree."

To apply, submit a cover letter explaining why you’re interested in the Herald-Republic, what you can contribute and what you hope to learn, as well as available dates; a resume, up to 10 work samples and a list of three references. Letters of reference also are acceptable. Applications must be postmarked or e-mailed by May 7. Send to: Barbara Serrano Managing Editor Yakima Herald-Republic 114 N. 4th St. Yakima WA 98901 For more information, call Barbara at 509-577-7672 or at bserrano@yakimaherald.com

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Friday, April 23, 2010

Paid internship @ Washington state newspaper

A newspaper chain in Mount Vernon, Wash., is offering a paid reporting internship this summer.

The intern will work 10 weeks as a full-time reporter for Skagit Publishing publications, which include daily newspaper Skagit Valley Herald, weekly papers Courier-Times and The Argus, and a variety of special publications.

Applicants should be rising juniors or seniors, have multimedia skills and have a vehicle. E-mail cover letter, resume and clips to editor@skagitpublishing.com.

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Thursday, April 1, 2010

Entry-level editor @ Foreign Policy magazine

Foreign Policy, a 110,000-circulation magazine that covers global politics and economics, seeks a junior-level editor.

"The ideal candidate will be an energetic, highly motivated individual with 1-3 years experience in journalism and knowledge and interest in international affairs," the ad states. "We're looking for someone with a passion for the broad range of topics we cover, whether it's nuclear negotiations in Moscow or the politics of polygamy in Africa -- as well as a passion for getting the story right."

Apply online.

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Thursday, February 11, 2010

Job openings @ The Politico

The Politico, a growing and popular Washington, D.C.-based political journalism outlet that distributes its content via television, the Internet, newspaper, and radio, has a variety of openings: reporters, web producers, editors and more.

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Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Entry-level reporter @ New Republic

The New Republic is looking for reporter-researchers for its 2010-2011 paid internship program.

Job duties include reporting, researching, and fact-checking for TNR and TNR Online stories; formatting articles and blog posts for the Web; and performing occasional clerical tasks. Reporter-researchers work closely with writers and editors, and they have an open invitation to pitch magazine or Web articles.

Most reporter-researchers finish their program with a substantial portfolio of clips and have gone on to work almost everywhere in journalism--including TNR itself. Political journalism experience is preferred (but not imperative); fluency with LexisNexis and other search techniques, a willingness to put in long nights fact-checking, and a sense of humor are mandatory.

The yearlong job will begin in late summer 2010 and will pay a stipend. E-mail the following items to Seyward Darby at job [at] tnr [dot] com, with the subject line "(Your Name) RR Application 2010":

1. A cover letter.
2. A one-page resume.
3. A 750-word critique of the politics section of a recent issue of the magazine.
4. Two clips (if possible, one opinion and one news).
No phone calls and no snail mail. Don't expect confirmation. The deadline is February 12, 2010, but do not submit applications before January 1.

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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Paid D.C. journalism internships

Paid political journalism internships in Washington, D.C. are rare. Here are two places seeking Spring semester interns:
  • ExecutiveGov, a daily blog that covers senior executives in the federal government, seeks a paid reporting intern to start immediately. Position is 20-30 hours per week, based in the Washington, D.C. suburb of Vienna, Va., and pays $13 per hour. Responsibilities include: Research and write four to six stories a week, plus shorter news briefs; track news and develop contacts and in-depth knowledge in a specific coverage area; attend hearings, meetings and other news-making events in Washington from time to time; actively contribute to the end-of-week meetings.
  • The Sunlight Foundation, a non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting open government, paid intern to serve as a researcher/reporter starting in January 2010 in its Washington, D.C. office. Pay is $8.25 per hour. "Duties will include some news aggregation, writing short daily posts for the reporting site and working on longer, in-depth investigative reports," the ad states. E-mail a resume and writing samples to Bill Allison at intern_realtime@sunlightfoundation.com.

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Reporter @ Washington City Paper

Washington City Paper, an 86,000-circulation weekly newspaper in D.C., seeks a reporter to cover the city beat.

"Candidate will have proven skills at digging, digging, digging, as well as a writing style that will draw readers who have many other options for local news and culture," the ad states. "Special consideration will be given to applicants who can light up City Desk on washingtoncitypaper.com with tens of highly reported items per day, plus hammer out enduring, long-winded cover stories for our print edition, plus file great copy for the Best Of issue, among other special editions."

Send cover letter and resume to reporter@washingtoncitypaper.com . Label your subject line "Reporter ". If you want to send clips etc. via snail mail, send to Reporter, Washington City Paper, 2390 Champlain St. NW, Washington D.C. 20009.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Paid D.C. journalism internship for international students

International students are eligible for a journalism internship in Washington, D.C. that provides free housing, a stipend and the opportunity to publish articles.

Here are the specifics:

The Scripps Howard Foundation Semester in Washington internship program brings two international students per year to Washington, D.C., to work at the Scripps Howard News Service for a semester or summer term. The internship is designed to give international students an opportunity to cover events in the U.S. capital, as well as to report and write feature stories for the Scripps Howard Foundation Wire. Stories written by Scripps Howard interns may be published in newspapers across the United States.

The internship is open to undergraduate journalism or communications students who intend to pursue careers in journalism after graduation. Interns must be fluent in both spoken and written English. Interns who are selected in the program will work in one of two periods: January to April or June to August.

The internship is sponsored by the Scripps Howard Foundation, which strives to advance the cause of a free press through support of excellence in journalism, quality journalism education and professional development. International participants in the program are recruited and selected by the International Center for Journalists, which provides training and other assistance to journalists across the globe.

Interested journalism students can get an application by clicking on the link on the right-hand side of this page. The deadlines are November 20 (for the January-April term), and March 1 (for the June-August term).

An application form is available at:
http://app.formassembly.com/forms/view/111619

For more information contact:
International Center for Journalists
1616 H Street, N.W., Third Floor
Washington, D.C. 20006, USA
Tel: 202/737-3700
Fax: 202/737-0530
E-mail: lfeatherstone@icfj.org

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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Legal journalism job leads

Interested in law and journalism? Consider these jobs and paid internships:
  • Miami: The Daily Business Review, a business newspaper in South Florida, is looking for a law reporter to cover state court and the business, political, and ethical issues affecting the courts.
  • Minneapolis: Thomson Reuters, an international news service and publisher, is offering a part-time, long-term internship for college students in its Legal Editorial Operations department.
  • New York: The Najdovski Law Firm, a Manhattan law firm specializing in medical malpractice litigation, seeks a part-time college or graduate student to create content for its blogs and website.
  • Raleigh: North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, a weekly legal newspaper in Raleigh, seeks a reporter to summarize appellate court opinions and write news and feature articles.
  • Springfield, Mo.: The News-Leader Media Group, a Springfield, Missouri-based news organization that creates deep local content for a daily newspaper, weekly newspapers, glossy magazines, several Web sites and a mobile site, seeks a courts reporter.
  • St. Louis: Missouri Lawyers Media, a St. Louis-based publisher of daily legal newspapers in five Missouri counties as well as a statewide weekly newspaper, seeks a managing editor to help lead a staff of 16 editors and reporters.
  • Washington, D.C.: Thomas Reuters, an international news service, seeks a writer/editor/analyst to cover business law and securities in its Washington, D.C. office.

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Monday, September 28, 2009

Entry-level journalism jobs @ PBS

PBS, a non-profit public broadcasting service with 354 member TV stations in the U.S., is offering entry-level desk assistant positions for its NewsHour program. The six-month-long positions are based in the Washington, D.C. area and pay $9 per hour. Click here for more details.

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Sunday, September 6, 2009

Paid full-time internship @ AOL Travel

AOL Travel, a website about travel that attracts over 5 million unique visitors per month, is offering a paid, full-time, one-year internship in its Washington, D.C. area office.

"Interns will work closely with the senior programming manager to develop and maintain AOL Travel’s editorial presence by assisting with programming, special editorial projects, fact-checking, researching, travel deal scouting, and data entry," the ad states. "For interns that prove to possess strong writing skills, there may also be opportunities to contribute to online articles. This position will give the right candidate a strong introduction to all facets of web publishing and editorial production. "

The position is based in Sterling, Va., and offers a "competitive salary." Click here for more info and to apply.

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Thursday, September 3, 2009

Paid intern @ newspaper association

The Newspaper Association of America is seeking a college student for a four-month paid Fall internship in its Washington, D.C. area headquarters.

"The intern will help write case studies and research innovative business practices to be published on the NAA Website and in an online database for members," the ad states. "The intern will work at our office in the Ballston area of Arlington, Va., for up to 15 hours a week and be paid $12/hour."

By September 14, e-mail a cover letter, resume and five writing samples to diane.hockenberry@naa.org.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Freelance journalists in Northern Virginia

The Stafford County Sun, a weekly newspaper about 45 minutes from Washington, D.C., seeks part-time writers this summer to help in gathering news, compiling community listings and covering local news stories in Stafford County. To apply, e-mail resume and a 100-word description of why you are right for the job to Managing Editor Tracy Bell at tbell@insidenova.com.


Location: Stafford, Virginia

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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Editorial asst. @ D.C. area newspaper

The Arlington (Va.) Catholic Herald, a 61,000-circulation weekly newspaper that covers the local Catholic community, seeks a full-time editorial assistant.

The entry-level position is based in Arlington, just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C.
Duties include copy editing, typesetting, proofreading, compiling calendar columns, coordinating column schedules, occasional layout, and writing as assigned.

"Good benefits, shuttle to Ballston Metro and free parking," the ad states. "Salary commensurate with experience."

Mail
a cover letter and resume to: Editor, Arlington Catholic Herald, 200 N. Glebe Rd., Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22203. Or e-mail to editorial@catholicherald.com.

Location: Arlington, Virginia

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Monday, April 27, 2009

Washington Post seeks freelancers for Sunday magazine

The Washington Post seeks freelancers with experience in long-form narrative journalism to write stories for its Sunday magazine. For more information, e-mail gapsm@washpost.com.

Location: Washington, D.C.

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Paid summer interns @ journalism organization

The National Association of Black Journalists seeks multiple summer program assistants. The positions pay $10 per hour and are based in Adelphi, a Washington, D.C. suburb in Maryland.

Duties include, among other things, producing publications, helping plan events and attending the organization's annual convention and career fair, which will be held in Tampa from August 5th through 9th.

Applicants must be a current or recent undergraduate at an accredited college/university. For more info, click here.

To apply, send cover letter, resume, transcript, three writing samples of your best work and a reference letter from current college professor or academic advisor to Irving Washington, Program Manager, 8701 Adelphi Rd., Adelphi, MD 20783. Or e-mail iwashington@nabj.org.


Location: Adelphi, Maryland

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Sunday, April 26, 2009

Entry-level journalism jobs @ PBS

PBS, a non-profit public broadcasting service with 354 member TV stations in the U.S., is offering entry-level desk assistant positions for its NewsHour program. The six-month-long positions are based in the Washington, D.C. area. Here are more details:
  • Online journalists: A desk assistant is needed to help with the daily production of the NewsHour's Web site, The Online NewsHour. Duties include: Organizing and distributing show transcripts and viewer mail; encoding transcripts into HTML; updating Web site indexes; digitizing audio; assisting the editorial and production staff with special projects. Rolling deadline. Apply online.
  • Broadcast journalists: The DAs are exposed to all aspects involved in producing a nightly television news program. This position is divided into rotations among the different units that compose the NewsHour. The DAs also act as support staff for Senior Producers, Associate Producers and Reporters and Production Assistants. Apply online by May 1.
  • Education Journalist: A desk assistant is needed to help produce the NewsHour's Web site for students and teachers, NewsHour Extra. Duties include: Writing news for a 10-grade audience; using Dreamweaver to produce stories for high school students and lesson plans for teach; updating story archives; processing photos and writing captions in Photoshop; help with writing and producing the "Daily Buzz"; assisting the editorial and production staff with special projects, such as Newz Crew, an Online Dialogue about current events. Rolling deadline. Fax resume to (703) 824-6592 or e-mail to lclapman[at]newshour.org.
Location: Arlington, Virginia

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Monday, April 20, 2009

D.C. correspondent @ shipping magazine

Fairplay, a weekly news magazine devoted to the international merchant shipping industry, seeks a Washington correspondent for its magazine and website.

"The senior Americas correspondent will be required to contribute feature articles each week for Fairplay magazine (plus occasional contributions to sister publications), and to file multiple news briefs for Fairplay’s internet service by a mid-morning deadline each day," the ad states.

The job pays $70,000. Applicant must have a college degree and be based in the Eastern Time zone, preferably the Washington, D.C. area.

Apply online.

Location: Washington, D.C.

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Thursday, April 16, 2009

Entry-level writer @ Smithsonian magazine

Smithsonian, a 2 million-circulation monthly magazine about science, culture and history, offers a full-time paid writing internship. If you're looking to break into magazine journalism, this opportunity is a rare plum.

The 6-month internship begins in July and involves writing and reporting, primarily for the "Around the Mall" department and the magazine's Web site.

"Candidates should have a proven aptitude for writing and, preferably, a strong background in science, culture, history or one of the other areas in which the magazine specializes," the ad states. "A recent undergraduate or graduate degree is a must."

By May 1, send a cover letter, resume, contact info for three references and 3-5 clips to Megan Gambino, Attn: Intern Application, Smithsonian Magazine, Capital Gallery, Suite 6001, MRC 513 Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013. If sending by FedEx or other courier, send to Megan Gambino, Smithsonian Magazine, Capital Gallery, 600 Maryland Avenue SW, Suite 6001, Washington, DC 20024.


Location: Washington, D.C.

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Monday, April 6, 2009

Political reporter @ D.C. newspaper

Roll Call, an 18,000-circulation newspaper that covers Congress, is seeking a reporter to cover Congressional campaigns and elections.

"Successful candidates have prior experience covering elections or Congress, and can demonstrate an understanding of political campaigns, campaign finance law and the structure of Congressional campaign committees, as well as the ability to digest and report on broad electoral themes," the ad states. "Understanding of new media technologies a plus. Three to five years of reporting experience required."

Send resume with cover letter, writing samples and salary expectations to: Roll Call Inc., Attn: HR Dept., 50 F Street, NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20001. Or fax to: (202) 824-0475. Or e-mail: hr@rollcall.com. No phone calls.

Location: Washington, D.C.

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Thursday, April 2, 2009

Paid publishing internship in D.C.

Thompson Publishing Group, publisher of print and online newsletters and handbooks on a wide variety of topics, seeks a paid intern for the summer.

The full-time position is based in Washington, D.C., and pays $9 per hour. Possibility for continuing on a part-time basis through the fall semester. Only rising college sophomores and juniors with a journalism background are eligible to apply.

"As a member of our editorial team, you will conduct web and phone research for staff editors, write news articles, proofread publications, and handle other tasks," the ad states. "Knowledge of AP style is a plus."

E-mail a cover letter, resume, two writing samples and the names of two references to dhoffman@thompson.com.

Location: Washington, D.C.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Paid journalism internships in NY, DC and SF

College students and recent graduates can apply for paid 12-week internships in New York, Washington and San Francisco. Internships provide a $2,000 stipend and are available in the fall and summer.

The Media Consortium, a network of over 40 independent media outlets, including The Nation, Talking Points Memo, The American Prospect, Link TV, Air America and Mother Jones, is sponsoring this new internship program and it will place interns in its members' newsrooms.

"Interns will complete one or more major editorial projects, have weekly duties (including fact-checking, research, writing and media production) and meet with top editors and reporters for mentoring sessions," the announcement states.

Four internships are available for the summer program (May 18-August 14) and another four are available for the fall program (September 14-December 11).

Applicants must have a minimum of 3 years of college or have completed undergrad or grad school within the last year. Applications are being accepted for both semesters; the deadline for the summer program is April 9. Apply online.


Location: New York, New York

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Thursday, March 26, 2009

1-year paid internship @ NBC News in D.C.

NBC News is offering a one-year paid internship in its Washington, D.C. bureau.

"The goal is to give one graduating senior the opportunity to be mentored by seasoned NBC News staff members and truly experience a yearlong 'boot camp' in political journalism," the job posting states.

The "Tim Russert Fellowship" gives an entry-level journalist the opportunity to rotate throughout key areas of the bureau including assignments on “Meet the Press” and with the NBC News Political Unit. Responsibilities will include assisting on-air talent and producers, participating in news shoots, and story research.

NBC News plans to sponsor the Fellowship annually as a lasting tribute to Russert, a renowned political journalist who passed away last year.

Applications are due April 10. Apply online.

Location: Washington, D.C.

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Monday, March 9, 2009

Paid interns @ D.C. news service

Stateline.org, a non-profit Washington-based news wire service that covers state policy and politics, is seeking paid summer interns.

Pay is $12 per hour. Part- and full-time internships are available. Interns get to "report and write in-depth stories on a variety of subjects and develop original story ideas."

Current college and graduate students, along with recent graduates, are eligible to apply. E-mail cover letter with availability, resume, and news clips to jobs@stateline.org.

Location: Washington, D.C.

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Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Entry-level journalist @ Roll Call

Roll Call, an 18,000-circulation newspaper that covers Congress, is seeking an editorial assistant. This may be a good way to break into political journalism, if you're a young journalist.

"Duties include proofreading, assisting with production process, researching, reporting and writing news briefs," the ad states. "Excellent salary and benefits."

Send resume, cover letter, writing samples and salary expectations. Via mail: Roll Call Inc., Attn: HR Dept., 50 F Street, NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20001. Or via fax: (202) 824-0475. Or via e-mail hr@rollcall.com. No phone calls.

Location: Washington, D.C.

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Monday, March 2, 2009

Paid summer internship @ Slate

Slate, a popular online magazine that covers current affairs and culture, is offering a paid summer internship in its Washington, D.C. newsroom.

The full-time internships runs 8 weeks between May and September. Duties include: write for Slate's regular columns, such as "Explainer" and "Did You See This?"; help writers and editors with research project; assist producers to Slate V, the video site; help out with nominal administrative duties; pitch story ideas.

By March 16, send a resume, three clips (published articles, blog entries, and classroom assignments all acceptable), and a short critique of a recent story that's appeared in Slate. E-mail only: keep messages under 200 KB, and no PDF files. Send e-mail to dcoffice@slate.com.

Location: Washington, D.C.

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Thursday, February 26, 2009

Paid interns @ American Heritage magazine

American Heritage Publishing is offering paid internships to help develop content for its two publications, American Heritage and Invention & Technology magazines, its book publishing division, and its new initiative, a website listing information on historic sites across the U.S.

(Incidentally, American Heritage is the oldest and largest circulation magazine on American history, with 200,000 subscribers. )

Internships are part-time, pay $12 per hour and are based in Rockville, Maryland (a suburb of Washington, D.C. and accessible via Metro).

To apply, e-mail a resume and cover letter to Melissa Hunsiker, vice president of Administration, at: mhunsiker [at] americanheritage.com.

Location: Rockville, Maryland

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Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Copy editor openings

Various media outlets are seeking copy editors at the moment, according to the Kansas City Association of Black Journalists' February newsletter:
  • Roll Call, a Washington-based newspaper that primarily covers Congress, is seeking a copy editor. For more info, e-mail to hr@rollcall.com.
  • United Press International, a newswire service located in Washington, D.C., has an opening for a copy editor. For more info, e-mail to rtotten@upi.com.
  • The Montgomery Advertiser, a 50,000-circulation daily newspaper in Alabama's capital, has a copy editor opening. For more info, call (334) 261-1509.
Location: United States

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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Digital reporter @ ABC News - D.C. bureau

ABC News seeks a digital reporter for its Washington, D.C. bureau.

The reporter "provides news coverage of the Obama Administration for all ABC News programs, focusing on major initiatives such as health care reform," the ad states. "There will be a special emphasis on coverage for digital media platforms and the production of digital media content."

Minimum of 3 years of related experience and bachelor's degree required.

To apply, visit www.disneycareers.com create a profile and upload your resume. Do a search for Requisition # 185132 and apply for the position online.

Location: Washington, DC

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Journalism scholarships for Washington state students

Four $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to "undergraduate students majoring in journalism or communications at two-year or four-year colleges in the state of Washington. Awards are for the 2009-2010 school year."

The scholarships are funded by the Western Washington Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

To apply, send the following in a single packet so that it is postmarked by March 28, 2009:
  1. A letter of application, including a succinct answer to the question: “Why have you have chosen a journalism career and what do you hope to accomplish after college?” (500 words maximum, please type.)
  2. A copy of your resume, including current address, e-mail, phone number, what year of college you are in, your major, what year you plan to graduate and your hometown.
  3. A letter of recommendation (i.e., from a college professor or a work supervisor). Enclose in a separate envelope in your packet. Please have the person writing the letter of recommendation include her or his phone and e-mail contacts.
  4. An official transcript of all your college credits.
  5. No more than three work samples (clips, audio or video).
Mail materials to: Sharon Salyer, The Herald, Box 930, Everett, WA 98203, ATTN: SPJ Scholarships.

Location: Seattle, Washington

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Sunday, February 15, 2009

Paid Fall journalism internships in D.C.

March 16 is the deadline to apply for a fall placement in the Scripps Howard Foundation Semester in Washington program.

The hands-on journalism program brings six junior and senior print journalism majors to Washington, D.C., for three academic terms -- fall, spring and summer -- where they function as reporters for a web-based wire service. Stories are available to any newspaper in the country. The 14-week Fall program includes a $2,350 stipend, free housing and academic credit.

Interns cover everything: politics, breaking news, business, sports and features, including home and garden, health, fitness, technology, travel and food. They also attend lectures from experts at the Capitol, the Supreme Court, the Student Press Law Center, the Washington Post, the State Department, the Pentagon and others to better understand how to cover the news.

Apply online.

Find more opportunities on CubReporters.org's political journalism page.

Location: Washington, DC

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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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Paid summer internship @ Politico

The Politico, an upstart Washington, D.C.-based political journalism outlet that distributes its content via television, the Internet, newspaper, and radio, is offering a paid summer internship.

"You will report and write stories," the ad states. "This is a dream internship for anyone who is interested in political journalism."

Deadline to apply is Feb 23. E-mail works samples, resume and cover letter to employment@politico.com (put "Summer Internship" in subject).


Location: Washington, DC

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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Paid trainee program @ CNN

CNN offers a training program in producing and editing for master's degree students.

Applicants selected for the CNN Masters Fellowship Program will spend this summer working full-time at a CNN bureau, earning $1,000 per week. After graduation, they will be hired on a permanent basis (if all goes according to plan).

Opportunities are available to intern at Anderson Cooper 360 in New York, the Situation Room in Washington and the CNN Wire in Atlanta.

"As a part of our program, students will participate in several speaker series and social events specially designed to provide networking opportunities with top executives and exposure to diverse departments throughout the company," the ad states. "Students will be challenged to think creatively and develop necessary skills to succeed in the news industry."

To apply, e-mail your resume and cover letter to masters.program@turner.com by February 21. In the subject heading, type which particular opportunity you're interested in.

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

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Sunday, February 8, 2009

Full-time blogger @ NPR

NPR seeks someone to write a new blog that will focus on the stories, reporting and journalists of NPR's flagship broadcasts, Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

This full-time position is based in Washington, D.C. Applicants should have a college degree and at least 4 years journalism experience.

Apply online.

Washington, DC

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Thursday, February 5, 2009

Washington Post seeks intern from UK

The Washington Post -- a 700,000-circulation daily newspaper in Washington, D.C., and one of the world's top newspapers -- is offering a paid summer internship to a young British journalist.

The intern will work on the paper’s national desk in Washington for three months this summer. S/he will be paid a salary by the Post. In addition, air fare and a modest sum for travel in the U.S. will also be provided.

"Applications will be considered from any journalists, whether they work in print, radio, television or the web, in London or elsewhere in Britain," the ad states. "Though no one will be barred on grounds of age, the intention is to appoint a young journalist who has experience of important national stories and has substantial cuttings of such stories."

Applications for the "Laurence Stern Fellowship" are due by March 6. To apply, mail a resume, two references (including at least one from a former editor or supervisor) and three work samples to:
The application should be sent, on paper only, not by email, to: Anna McKane, Laurence Stern Fellowship, Department of Journalism, City University, Northampton Square, LONDON EC1V OHB.

Washington, DC

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Thursday, January 29, 2009

Reporter @ Government Executive magazine

Government Executive, a 77,000-circulation magazine focusing on government officials and operations, seeks a staff writer. You'll be based in Washington, D.C., and write stories for both the magazine and its website.

"We seek a journalist who can train a business writer's eye on government - especially human resources management," the ad states. "Our ideal candidate is a talented, energetic reporter and graceful writer. One to two years journalism experience is required."

E-mail resume and two writing samples to Chawndese Hylton, Publishing Assistant, Government Executive, at chylton[at]govexec.com.

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Paid intern @ free speech think tank

The Center for Competitive Politics -- a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization focused on protecting the First Amendment political rights of speech, assembly, and petition -- seeks a communication intern for the spring.

The full-time internship is based in Washington, D.C., has flexible start/end dates and includes a $500-per-month stipend.

By February 1, send cover letter, resume, two writing samples, one recommendation and a transcript or list of all college-level classes taken to date. Apply online.

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Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Paid photojournalism internships @ National Geographic

National Geographic Magazine is offering paid photography internships during the summer and fall of 2009.

The internships run 14 weeks and pay $480 per week. When on assignment away from the city, the Geographic pays all expenses. Transportation expenses to and from Washington at the start and conclusion of the internship are covered by the Society. The interns are responsible for their own housing.

"The program is an opportunity for young photographers to experience first-hand the rigors of life in the professional world," the announcement states. "It is also an opportunity for us at the Geographic to scrutinize the work of those in whom we may have further interest. We are proud that many of our regular 'shooters' are former summer interns."

Selection is based on a portfolio. Interns must be at least 21 years of age and U.S. citizens, or have appropriate student work documents. Both college and graduate students are eligible, and the selection committee will also consider someone not currently in school.

By January 31, send a portfolio of recent work (no more than 30 images), a resume, and a letter of recommendation from a photography teacher or established photojournalist. CDs are the preferred method of submission but portfolios may also be in the form of slides, prints or clippings of any combination, in color and/or black and white. Digital images should be sized to approximately 1600 wide, 72 dpi.

Address application packet to Susan Smith, Deputy Director of Photography, National Geographic Magazine, 1145 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036. (Clearly label your envelope, NGM Photography Internship, and if you would like for us to return your portfolio, you must include a self-addressed stamped envelope.)

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Monday, January 12, 2009

Paid internships @ American Spectator

The American Spectator, a conservative 50,000-circulation magazine covering news and politics, is offering paid internships for both the spring and summer. Starting dates are flexible.

"One benefit among many is that we don't do the 'Make A Copy For Me And Get Me Coffee' thing," says Managing Editor J. Peter Freire. "Our interns get to write frequently and can really carve out a place for themselves if they have an idea of what they like to do."

E-mail a resume, writing samples, and references to editor[at]spectator.org, with the subject line "INTERNSHIP."

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Sunday, January 11, 2009

Political reporter @ The Atlantic

The Atlantic, a 400,000-circulation magazine formerly known as The Atlantic Monthly that covers politics, foreign affairs and the economy, seeks a political- and web-savvy journalist to assist with coverage of politics and Washington, D.C.

The political reporter/web producer will be based in Washington and paid a salary in the low-$30,000 range. Duties include: research, reporting, interviewing, scheduling interviews, producing webcasts and supporting an Atlantic editor.

To apply, click here or visit www.atlanticmediacompany.com and select "Current Opportunities" under the "Careers" heading.


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Friday, January 9, 2009

On air multimedia reporter @ D.C. TV station

WUSA-9, a CBS affiliate television station in Washington, D.C., seeks an on air multimedia reporter.

Duties include covering general assignment news and developing news sources and original stories for distribution on air, the Web, mobile sites or any other multimedia platform. Position requires an understanding of multimedia presentation and software including video editing and posting on web sites. Knowledge of Avid editing system a plus. Job also requires a strong understanding of current events including local, national and international stories. Applicants must have at least three years experience.

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Sunday, January 4, 2009

Newspaper chain seeks freelancer to cover Inauguration

Stephens Media, a newspaper chain whose flagship is the Las Vegas Review-Journal, is seeking a Washington, D.C.-based journalist to help cover the Presidential Inauguration from Jan. 17 through Jan. 20.

The freelancer's articles and photos will focus on the inaugural activities of participants from Arkansas and other states covered by the newspaper chain. To apply, e-mail Stephens Washington Bureau Chief Steve Tetreault at STetreault@stephensmedia.com.

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D.C.-based magazine seeks temporary writer

GW Magazine, the alumni magazine of George Washington University, seeks a temporary writer/editor to help with various duties. The position is based in Washington, D.C.

E-mail cover letter, resume, and writing samples to Jaime Ciavarra, associate editor, at jciavarr@gwu.edu.

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Saturday, January 3, 2009

Paid media law internships

Society of Professional Journalists offers two Pulliam/Kilgore Freedom of Information Internships.

One intern works in the Washington office of Baker & Hostetler, a large international law firm and the Society's legal counsel. The other intern works at the Society's headquarters in Indianapolis. The 10-week internship pays $400 per week.

Applicants must be journalism students who are entering or just completing their senior year, a graduate journalism student, or a law student with a journalism background.

Applications must be postmarked by January 5th.

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Sunday, December 28, 2008

Paid internships @ D.C. wire service

Catholic News Service, a Washington-based daily international news service for Catholic and other publications in the U.S., Canada and 60 other countries, is offering paid summer internships.

Internships typically run from mid-May to early August; but dates are flexible. Pay is $12-plus an hour. No housing provided but every effort is made to help interns find suitable housing.

Typical duties include covering press conferences and Capitol Hill briefings, doing phone interviews and writing breaking news and feature stories. Main focus will be national news, but will help out occasionally on international desk and photo desk, in library/archives and with weekly and biweekly publications CNS produces, including Origins. Opportunities to use Spanish skills. Some evening/weekend assignments. Knowledge about the Catholic Church and interest in religion news helpful, but not required.

Application deadline is mid-February. For more information contact Julie Asher at (202) 541-3266. E-mail resume and clips to jasher@catholicnews.com; or write to her at: CNS, 3211 Fourth St. NE, Washington DC 20017-1100. CNS's web site is at: www.catholicnews.com.

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Paid summer and spring journalism internships in DC

The National Journalism Center is seeking Spring and Summer interns, who will be placed at media outlets around the Washington. D.C. area, gaining real-world experience from professionals in the field.

Interns receive a $1,000 per month stipend for the duration of the 12-week program. Students can take their internships for credit, as well.

2008 placements included: Fox News, Fox Business Network, CNN, NBC News, BBC, Washington Times, Human Events, Washington Examiner , Politics magazine, Townhall , NewsMax magazine, Evans & Novak Political Report, Comcast Sports Net, DCSportsFan.com, American Spectator, Laura Ingraham Show, Sean Hannity Show, CNSnews.com, and Radio America shows, such as the G. Gordon Liddy Show, Michael Reagan Show, Dateline Washington, and Greg Knapp Experience – and many more.

Once a week, interns meet together for a training seminar to enhance their writing and reporting skills, their knowledge of journalism principles and fundamentals and learn more about the different topics, such as education and economics, that interns report on while at their placements. Interns are also exposed to speakers in the public policy or journalism fields, where lectures and question-answer seminars provide a chance for participants to learn from Washington insiders.

The Spring internship session runs from February 2 to April 24, 2009. The Summer internship session runs from May 17 to August 7, 2009.

To apply, candidates must submit an application (which can be found online), a cover letter, resume, 2-3 writing samples and 3 references. Please visit njc.yaf.org for application deadlines and more information about opportunities with The National Journalism Center.

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Friday, December 12, 2008

Entry-level reporter @ The Hotline

The Hotline, a daily political briefing published by the National Journal, has an immediate opening for a full-time paid externship. The entry-level position is in Washington, D.C.

"Armed with a passion for politics, the ideal candidate would have a 4-year degree, strong editing and writing skills, and an alarm clock to cope with the 7 a.m. start time," according to the job posting. "Whether you have campaign experience and are interested in making the leap to journalism or a journalism background and want to learn more about politics, we offer a creative, fast-paced environment where your contributions matter."

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and, if available, sample clips to: qmccord@nationaljournal.com. No phone calls.

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Sunday, December 7, 2008

Entry-level reporter @ New Republic

The New Republic is looking for reporter-researchers for its 2009-2010 paid internship program.

Job duties include reporting, researching, and fact-checking for TNR and TNR Online stories; formatting articles and blog posts for the Web; and performing occasional clerical tasks. Reporter-researchers work closely with writers and editors, and they have an open invitation to pitch magazine or Web articles.

Most reporter-researchers finish their program with a substantial portfolio of clips and have gone on to work almost everywhere in journalism--including TNR itself. Political journalism experience is preferred (but not imperative); fluency with LexisNexis and other search techniques, a willingness to put in long nights fact-checking, and a sense of humor are mandatory.

The yearlong job will begin in late summer 2009 and will pay $280 per week (plus substantial overtime, adding up to $320-$350 per week on average) with health care. Please e-mail the following items to Britt Peterson at job[at]tnr.com:

1. A cover letter.
2. A one-page resume.
3. A 750-word critique of the politics section of a recent issue of the magazine.
4. Two clips (if possible, one opinion and one news).

No phone calls and no snail mail (undue phone calling is especially unwelcome). We don't have time to let you all know we received your applications, so please don't expect confirmation. The deadline is February 15, 2009, but do not submit applications before January 1.

-Mark Grabowski

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Saturday, December 6, 2008

Paid intern @ journalism organization

The Newspaper Association of America Foundation is seeking a college student for a four-month paid internship, starting in mid-January.

The intern will help to create newsletter and web content related to the Foundation’s three program areas: Newspaper in Education, youth editorial content and scholastic journalism. The position is based in the organization's office in Arlington, Va., for up to 15 hours a week and pays $12 per hour.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and five writing samples by December 19. No phone calls. For more information about NAAF, please see http://www.naafoundation.org/.

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Friday, December 5, 2008

Washington Times seeks online reporter

The Washington Times' Continuous News Desk is seeking a reporter to cover the energy or the financial services industries.

"The successful candidate must be hungry to find scoops and cover important daily events in D.C. for a sophisticated audience," the job posting states. "This person also must be nimble, have a basic knowledge of HTML or XML, know AP style and be able to produce analyses as well as fast, accurate reporting."

Send your cover letter and resume to Managing Editor/Digital Jeff Birnbaum at (202) 636-4812 or jbirnbaum@washingtontimes.com.

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Openings @ Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera, a 24-hour international TV network and the only independent Middle Eastern news station, has openings in its Washington, D.C. bureau:
  • Interview producer: responsibilities include booking guests, preferably from the D.C. area, for its shows.
  • Senior journalist: looking for reporter with 2+ years experience who has multimedia skills and can speak Spanish or Arabic.

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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Year-round internships @ USA Today

The USA Today, the most read daily newspaper in the U.S., offers journalism internships year-round at its Washington, D.C. area headquarters in various sections: News, Opinion, Money, Sports, Travel, Life. In addition, internships are also available in multimedia, photography, page layout/design, weather, copy editing, online and the New York bureau.

Because the internships are unpaid, only students who can receive academic credit for the internship are eligible. Standard minimum work commitment is 15-20 hours, two to three days a week for 12 weeks.

To apply, submit your cover letter, resume and work samples to newsroominterns@usatoday.com. Occasionally a student can secure an internship after the initial deadlines, which are summer, Dec. 1; autumn, April 1; and spring and holiday interim, Oct. 15.

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Monday, November 24, 2008

Internship @ Huffington Post

The Huffington Post, a popular news website with a liberal perspective, has an immediate opening for a reporting/editorial intern in its Washington, D.C. office. The intern will "do extensive researching, writing, editing, fact-checking, monitoring of news stories, and other tasks as assigned."

E-mail cover letter and resume to jobs@huffingtonpost.com.

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Sunday, November 23, 2008

Entry-level political journalism jobs

Politicker.com, a media company that operates 17 state political news websites, is seeking a full-time political reporters:
  • A reporter based in the Washington, D.C. area to cover local politics in Maryland and Northern Virginia.
  • A reporter based in Phoenix to cover Arizona politics
  • A reporter based in Pittsburgh to cover Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio.
  • A reporter based in Dallas-Ft. Worth to cover Texas politics.
Recent college graduates are encouraged to apply. The positions pay around $30,000 and include a great benefits package.

"We want someone with a passion for the political arena and an understanding of campaigns and elections," the job posting says. "We cover inside politics for political insiders. We're looking for people who love politics!"

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Friday, November 21, 2008

Reporter openings @ Congressional Quarterly

There are several editorial openings at Congressional Quarterly, a Washington, D.C.-based media company that produces a variety of political journalism publications, including CQ Weekly, CQ Today and Governing magazine...
  • Budget/Appropriations Reporter
  • Finacial Affairs Reporter
  • Congressional Committees Reporter
  • Web Producer

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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Paid internships @ Student Press Law Center

If you're interested in news writing and media law, consider a paid internship at the Student Press Law Center.

SPLC, an organization dedicated to protecting high school and college press freedom, has paid internships year-round in its Washington, D.C.-area office. College students, graduate and law students and recent college graduates are eligible to apply.

"Interns research, write and help edit the Report, the Center's thrice-yearly magazine that chronicles student press law cases and controversies from around the country," according to SPLC. "Interns serve as the magazine's news staff, reporting and writing news stories. Interns also write News Flashes and analysis pieces for the Center's popular Web site. Interns have followed the efforts of state legislatures around the country to pass laws protecting high school students' free press rights and covered landmark litigation by the college and commercial media seeking access to campus crime information. Their stories have ranged from exploring the impact of school violence on students' free expression rights to antagonism between the student media and the NCAA."

Full-time spring and fall school semester interns receive a living expense stipend of $3,000 and full-time summer interns receive a stipend of $2,300 and may be eligible for a $700 scholarship from the Associated Collegiate Press. Many interns arrange to receive academic credit from their college or university with the support of the SPLC.

There is no formal application deadline, but applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by the following deadlines:

Spring Internship (January - May): November 8, 2008
Summer Internship (May - August): February 1, 2009
Fall Internship (September - December): July 1, 2009

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Sunday, November 2, 2008

New health news service hiring journalists

If you're looking for a reporting job covering health and medicine, you might want to send a resume to Kaiser Family Foundation, which is launching a news service covering health policy.

"Over the next several months, a team of full-time journalists will be hired and top freelance journalists will be recruited to write stories and series for distribution" through Kaiser Health News, according to the news release.

The news service will be headquartered in Washington, D.C., and overseen by top journalists from the Wall Street Journal and Congressional Quarterly.

All news content will be available for free on a new website, www.kaiserhealthnews.org, expected to go live in early 2009. KHN will also partner with news organizations to jointly produce and publish articles, and will provide free content for syndication to news organizations in the U.S. and around the world.

"The goal of the new effort is to provide in-depth coverage and news at a time when cash-strapped news organizations are being forced to scale back their efforts in this crucial area," the news release says.

-Mark Grabowski

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Sunday, October 26, 2008

$75,000 fellowship for young journalists

Journalism fellowships up to $75,000 are available for print and online journalists with less than 10 years of experience. The fellowships, sponsored by the Phillips Foundation, allow applicants to choose a year-long project focusing on journalism supportive of American culture and a free society.

In addition, part-time, $25,000 fellowships are available along with separate fellowships on the environment, on the benefits of free-market competition, and on law enforcement.

Applications must be postmarked by March 2, 2009. The winners will be announced next May at an awards dinner at the National Press Club in Washington. The starting date for the fellowships will be September 1, 2009. Applicants must be citizens of the United States.

For an application, visit www.thephillipsfoundation.org, or contact: The Phillips Foundation, 1 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 620, Washington, DC 20001, Attention: John Farley. Phone: 202-250-3887, ext. 609. E-mail: jfarley@thephillipsfoundation.org.

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Monday, October 20, 2008

National Journal seeks international security writer

Global Security Newswire, a National Journal Group daily online publication covering weapons of mass destruction, proliferation and terrorism issues, is seeking a staff writer with 1-3 years journalism experience with a strong interest in covering international security affairs.

"Candidate must possess superior writing skills to produce clear, accurate copy on a tight morning deadline," according to the job posting. "Job duties include scouring a wide variety of news sources and synthesizing reports using AP style. Significant original reporting opportunities are also available. Schedule requires early morning hours (beginning 6 a.m.)."

Please apply online at http://www.atlanticmediacompany.com/careers/current.html.

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Saturday, October 18, 2008

Paid spring internships @ The Nation

The Nation magazine, a 184,000 circulation weekly magazine on politics and culture, is seeking paid interns for the Spring for both its New York and Washington, D.C. offices.

Interns typically check facts and conduct research in addition to performing administrative work.

One intern in the New York City office works as the Web Intern. This position requires an interest and understanding of online media in addition to news judgment, fact-checking and copy-editing skills. The position also entails updating TheNation.com's Newsfeed, which requires a wide reading of news on the web and the ability to pick stories of high integrity and reader interest from a variety of blogs.

An additional position is available in The Nation's Washington, D.C. office. This intern works closely with the magazine's Washington editor, attending press conferences and Congressional hearings as well as conducting research and providing clerical assistance.

The Spring 2009 session begins January 5 and ends May 22. There are ten intern positions during each session (nine in New York and one in Washington; two of the New York positions are web-based). There is a $150/week stipend.

The deadline for postmarked applications is November 2, 2008.

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Monday, October 6, 2008

Job openings @ Congressional Quarterly

There are several editorial openings at Congressional Quarterly, a Washington, D.C.-based media company that produces a variety of political journalism publications, including CQ Weekly, CQ Today and Governing magazine...
  • New Editor: edits most of the news stories produced by a staff of 30 reporters for CQ's online news site and for its daily print publication, CQ Today.
  • Committees Reporter: writes news stories and descriptions of votes, schedules and other actions in congressional committees for CQ.com, as well as reporting and writing Bill Analysis briefs. Also writes for CQ Today and the CQ Weekly.
  • Social Policy Reporter: cover social policy issues before Congress for CQ Today, CQ’s online news site and CQ Weekly.
  • Technical Journalist: responsible for conceiving of and building dynamic Web applications, maps and mash-ups for CQPolitics, CQ’s free content site that is being expanded.

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Saturday, October 4, 2008

Politics magazine seeks interns

Politics magazine is looking for undergraduate students who are studying journalism or political science to intern at its Washington, D.C. office.

The intern will work closely with the staff conducting research for articles with the possibility of writing articles among other duties.

Please submit cover letter, resume and writing samples to cfindlay@politicsmagazine.com with the subject line "Internship."

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Sunday, September 28, 2008

Reporter openings @ D.C. newspaper

Interested in doing political journalism and covering Capitol Hill? The Hill, a Washington, D.C. newspaper that mostly covers the U.S. Congress, has multiple editorial openings:
The Hill publishes three times a week when both chambers of Congress are in session and once a week the rest of the year. It has a print circulation of above 21,000, more than any other Capitol Hill publication, according to the newspaper.

-Mark Grabowski

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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Paid internship @ Washingtonian Magazine

Washingtonian, a monthly magazine read by 400,000 people in the D.C. area, offers year-round paid internships to college students and recent graduates.

Editorial interns work full-time, make $7 per hour and factcheck, research and write stories. In addition, interns receive significant mentoring. Photography and online editing internships are also available.

Application deadlines: Nov. 1 for a Spring internship (running from January to May); March 1 for Summer (June-August); and July 1 for Fall (September-December).

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Monday, September 22, 2008

Political journalism conference for college students

The Institute on Political Journalism invites students to attend a two-day conference, from Nov. 7-8, in Washington, D.C., for some post-election reflection and fun. Come hone your professional skills, network with working journalists, meet fellow journalism students from across the county.

Speakers will include members from the press, pundits and policy makers who were all part of this historic election season.

Panel sessions will include:

* Covering Capitol Hill: The Story behind the story
* Media Bias in Presidential Elections: Say it isn’t so!
* Sex, Lies, & Slander: Misbehaving politicians & the press who covers them
* Covering the Campaign of '08: View from the press bus
* Live from the White House!: Reporters who cover the President
* Only the Facts Please: Rumors versus sources
* Reporting with Polls: What the numbers don’t tell us
* Report Card on the Press: How well were economic & business issues covered

In addition, students will:

· Meet potential employers
· Visit Washington’s new and exciting Newseum
· Tour the U.S. Capitol Building

The conference is open to college students with an interest in journalism and politics as well as faculty members or media advisers.

The conference registration fee of $75 includes conference sessions, materials and most meals. Participants requiring overnight accommodations will be charged the discounted room rate of $75 per person per night (double occupancy) and $150 per person per night (single occupancy). Registration is limited, so register online by the early deadline of October 1 to reserve your spot and to take advantage of special discounted rates!

For more information on the conference, please contact IPJ Director Joe Starrs at jstarrs@tfas.org or (202) 986-0384.

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Friday, September 19, 2008

Freelance writers wanted for SmartCEO magazine

SmartCEO, a magazine for business owners in the Washington, D.C./Baltimore area, seeks freelance writers to "illuminate the strategies and personalities behind some of the region’s most influential companies through in-depth reporting and captivating storytelling." Writers must be willing to travel for story interviews in the D.C./Baltimore area.

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Monday, September 15, 2008

NPR has many and varied openings

National Public Radio has many and varied openings at its Washington, D.C. headquarters, as well as some at its affiliates. They're looking for show hosts, reporters, editors, producers and other staffers:

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Thursday, September 4, 2008

$500/wk spring journalism internship in D.C.

The Chronicle of Higher Education seeks four reporting interns from January to May 2009. The full-time internships are in the Washington, D.C. office and pay a $500 weekly stipend.

The Chronicle reports on news concerning colleges and universities. Its website gets 12 million page views per month and its newspaper has 350,000 readers.

Four interns will be hired; two spots will be reserved for undergraduates. Academic credit can also be arranged. Applications must be received by 4 p.m. on Friday, October 3, 2008.

"The interns' primary responsibilities are reporting and writing daily news articles for The Chronicle's Web site (which usually appear subsequently in print), contributing brief features to the "Short Subjects" section, writing news articles for other sections of the newspaper, and doing research for special projects," according to the ad. "There is very little grunt work. Interns who prove themselves as reporters and writers are often asked to write full-length features."

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Monday, July 7, 2008

Fall internships at Washington Post, CNN, etc.

Several journalism internship opportunities this fall in Washington, D.C.:
  1. The Washington Post is seeking a college student for an internship in its Arts & Living section.
  2. The newspaper is also seeking interns for the Sports section and Features section of The Express, its free 190,000-circulation weekday tabloid that's distributed on public transportation.
  3. CNN en Espanol is also looking for an intern in its D.C. bureau.
  4. Foreign Policy is also considering editorial interns for its magazine and website.
If you're attending college in the D.C. area or participating in an internship program such as The Washington Center, these internships might be a good way to get some journalism experience.

-Mark Grabowski

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Thursday, June 12, 2008

China Daily seeks student freelancers

China Daily, the self-proclaimed "only national English-language daily newspaper in China," is seeking freelance writers in key U.S. cities -- and they're willing to "consider outstanding college juniors or seniors." If you live in or near Chicago, D.C., Atlanta or Texas and want to get some bylines while earning up to $100 per article, you might want to check out this opportunity. The deadline to apply is June 15.

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