The core function of this position is to gain experience in several functions of digital media. Skills to be developed during the internship include, but are not limited to writing, editing, social media, and video editing. This is a 40 hr/week, 12 week internship opportunity. You will be working with one or more of our websites in this internship: westernjournalism.com, conservativetribune.com, liftable.com, or thewildcard.com.
Aggregates information from sources and communicates those facts proficiently.
Investigates and researches claims to determine their validity and relevance.
Reports news stories objectively and accurately in keeping with the company’s stated mission, which is to drive positive cultural and social change through media.
Crafts shareable, engaging social posts on Facebook, Twitter, G+ and other platforms to promote our stories, commentary, videos, and news.
Optimizes titles for increased engagement on social media platforms.
Collaborates with editorial staff to select content for publishing on the basis of relevance, value to the reader, and timing.
Proofread and make necessary grammatical changes on posts by staff writers and contributors
Select editorials, daily cartoons, and opinion pieces for publication
Collaborate with staff journalists to provide video content to text-specific content
Learn how to use Final Cut Pro and professional film and audio equipment
Exceptional written communication skills
Exceptional internet research skills to investigate claims on social media
Team player with excellent interpersonal/ collaboration skills
Experience with WordPress or other CMS a plus
Web design experience a plus
Basic programming skills (HTML5, CSS) a plus
Video player experience a plus
If pursuing a Bachelor’s degree: Junior or Senior standing
2.0 GPA or higher
We value company culture and hold it to a high standard. For this reason, we try to make work a fun, relaxed, and highly productive environment. Therefore, we offer the following benefits:
Brand new 30,000 sq. ft. building with an employee lounge, fitness center, coffee shop, game room, and library
Casual work environment
Walking distance to Anthem businesses and restaurants
Monthly catered lunch for the office