Thursday, March 26, 2009
APPLICATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY: April 13, 2009.
The Media Consortium is a network of over 40 leading, independent media outlets, including The Nation, Talking Points Memo, The American Prospect, Link TV, Air America and Mother Jones. For a full list of our members, please visit: http://www.themediaconsortium.
Interns will receive a stipend of $2,000 for twelve 32-hour work weeks. Over this three month period, interns will complete one or more major editorial projects, have weekly duties (including fact-checking, research, writing and media production) and meet with top editors and reporters for mentoring sessions. Four individuals will be placed in our Summer program (May 18-August 14) and another four will be placed in our Fall program (September 14-December 11). We are accepting applications for both semesters.
The application is here: http://www.themediaconsortium.
Again, please feel free to widely forward this information to any individuals that you think would make a good fit. For more information about the Media Consortium or the program, please feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org, 815.761.6908 or visit www.themediaconsortium.com
Friday, March 20, 2009
We're seeking fun, outgoing, articulate, spirited people who are either in college or recent college graduates. Candidates must possess bold personalities and have the ability to think quickly on their feet in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to conduct interviews at a moment's notice.
It is an amazing opportunity for the right talent, so email us at mtvu-vj-castingcall@mtvnmix.
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and a small selection of published clips (for the first two internships) to email@example.com. No phone calls, please.
• Interns with Roll Call primarily write feature stories for the Around the Hill section, which can include book reviews, museum openings, gallery shows, films, food and events around town In addition, interns may be asked to cover press conferences or to assist with the Heard on the Hill column (the gossip column), or to help reporters and editors with investigative tasks. The positions require some journalism experience.
• Interns with CongressNow write stories about hearings and other Congressional news events. The number of stories for a full-time intern will range from 5 to 10 in a typical week. Interns will have regular interaction with Members of Congress and their aides, and they will learn about how Congress works behind the scenes. Positions require some journalism experience (professional or college newspaper) and an interest in public policy.
• GalleryWatch, Roll Call’s legislative tracking service, offers a great opportunity to learn about the legislative process and policy issues in a newsroom environment. Assignments include posting materials online, legislative research projects and retrieving documents from committee hearings. Interns with writing experience may also report on news conferences and committee hearings for Roll Call’s legislative newswire CongressNow.
Internships are available for the following departments:
Ad Sales Intern (New York and Chicago)
Affiliate Sales Intern (Los Angeles and Silver Spring, MD)
Finance Intern (Silver Spring, MD)
Human Resources/IT Intern (Silver Spring, MD)
Legal Intern (Silver Spring, MD)
Marketing Intern (Los Angeles and Silver Spring, MD)
Network Operations Intern (Silver Spring, MD)
Programming & Productions Intern (Silver Spring, MD)
Web Design Intern (Silver Spring, MD)
Web Writer/Producer Intern (Silver Spring, MD)
More information is available at
Application deadline is April 15, 2009