Winter is coming, and the editors of RVAMag and GayRVA.com need interns. We’re looking to fill about 5-6 slots for people who are passionate, creative, hard-working, and willing to learn and better themselves under the guidance of two professional media outlets here in Richmond.
Ideal candidates will be:
Attending college and in need of 2-3 credits through their scholastic program
Have 2-3 days availability during the week, with the freedom to attend events in the evening
Have a laptop, digital camera, digital voice recorder, or smart phone
Have a willingness to work hard
Understand the responsibilities involved with committing to a project
Experience writing non-fiction
An open mind, with the willingness to cover issues and topics that might be all together new to you
What you will be doing:
1. Writing - a lot of writing. You will be responsible for some of the more regular weekly content (event previews, album reviews, business listing updates, etc)
2. Interviewing - you will be speaking to LOTS of different people. The voices of the community help define a publication, and you will be seeking out those voices.
3. Managing and maintaining social media - you’ll help our core staff with our social media, sometimes live tweeting, or posting regularly to Tumblr and Instagram.
4. Pitching and developing long-form stories - we want to help you get published, we want to see you succeed. We’ll help you get there.
What you will get out of it:
An understanding of the daily operations of an independent publication in a medium market town
the independence to cover stories and issues that interest you
Lots and lots of clips
Long form and short form writing experience
Multi-media web-based project experience
Access to shows, parties, and events
What we need from you:
Availability from August 15 – December 1
Cover letter detailing why we should bring you on board
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and put “Internship Submission” as the subject line. Deadline for submission is August 1st.
WE ARE ALWAYS SEEKING TO DIVERSIFY OUR NEWS ROOM! LGBT and minority students are very much encouraged to apply. Help us better resemble the city we work in!
DEADLINE TO APPLY IS 5/1 Summer is almost here, and the editors of RVAMag and GayRVA.com need interns. We’re looking to fill about eight slots for people who are passionate, creative, hard-working, and willing to learn and better themselves under the guidance of two professional media outlets here in Richmond. Ideal candidates will be: [...]