Albuquerque Business First Albuquerque, NM, USA
Mar 25, 2020Full time
Job Description Albuquerque Business First is looking for a digitally savvy scoophound for a paid summer news internship. This is an opportunity for a talented student journalist to get a taste of life in our award-winning newsroom and get exposure to a media company with national reach that's doing important work covering jobs and the economy in Albuquerque. Potential candidates should submit materials (including a resume, some great published clips and strong references) as soon as possible. This internship could begin as soon as our hiring process is complete and could last three months. It could be 20 to 40 hours a week. Undoubtedly, there will be great candidates who won't have every requirement listed, or who have important skills not in this job description. If you're one of those people, we hope you'll apply and tell us about what you'd bring to the role. Duties The successful intern candidate would have plenty of opportunities to write bylined stories for our website, and potentially for our weekly edition. They'd get to do some copy editing and work on special publications and projects. Skills Exceptional source development and news judgment Polished writing Demonstrated experience breaking news online Ability to work independently and remotely Strong methodical and investigative abilities Demonstrated success using social media as a newsgathering tool Ability to shoot photos and video Experience Proven ability to write and report. We can best gauge that from published clips. Please apply by sending a resume, cover letter and three to five writing samples (links to published clips are fine) to Editor-in-Chief Rachel Sams at . Application deadline for our summer internship is March 30. Education High school degree; some college.