COMPANY BACKGROUND

Sightline Media Group is the leading news organization covering military, defense, public sector, federal technology, C4ISR and cyber defense. Our independent, award-winning journalism offers coverage from around the globe, from Sightline headquarters in the Washington, DC area to bureaus and correspondents in the U.S. and around the world. Sightline Media offers our business clientele a wide range of platforms to reach the market. From digital and mobile solutions to events, thought leadership, publications, video and custom options, Sightline works with clients on opportunities that have credibility, integrity, engagement and impact.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

MILITARY TIMES VIDEO department is seeking interns for our 2021 internship program. We’re looking for students and recent graduates with some experience in multimedia journalism to join the production and distribution of our weekly news show, Defense News Weekly. Interns will get the chance to help produce our TV show with a combination of original reporting, video sourcing and editing for the show. For the right candidate, a full segment (or segments) and on-camera presence are possible, but will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Position requires help with weekly distribution of our segments to Military Times online and social media channels. A knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro required; experience with broadcast and digital video news production is highly relevant to the internship. The internship includes a program for both students who are seeking academic credit and also Editorial Fellow program for recent graduates who will receive a modest stipend.  Our main office is near Washington DC, but these positions will be available to anyone working remotely.   

HOW TO APPLY

  • Send a resume
  • Links to any relevant video samples
  • A cover letter with a brief description of why you’re interested in working with us.  
  • Your potential weekly availability for working with our newsroom.
  • Clarification of whether you’re looking for a student internship or an editorial fellowship for recent grads.

COMPENSATION

College credit and potential for hourly pay

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