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The Daily Beast is seeking talented, motivated, and dependable reporting interns to join our New York newsroom full time this summer as part of the Cheat Sheet/breaking news team. Open to undergraduate juniors, seniors, and graduate students, the internship is an exciting opportunity for emerging journalists to learn how a newsroom works while gaining hands-on experience.
Duties will include writing and posting Cheat Sheet and express news articles, writing snappy article and SEO headlines, fixing style/grammatical errors, and making any changes requested by the editorial or production staff. Ideal candidates are flexible and quick writers with a strong sense of news judgment and ability to take initiative.
* Experience writing breaking news from a previous internship or campus publication
* A voracious news diet and appetite for current affairs, pop culture, and internet trends
* Prior knowledge of web publishing and using a content management system
* Comfort meeting daily deadlines
This paid internship will run from the end of May/early June through August and is generally Monday-Friday but some nights and one weekend day may be required. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter that includes links to 4-6 portfolio pieces through the Greenhouse portal. The deadline is May 7, 2021.
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